Hispanically Speaking News: Guillermo del Toro Remaking The Disney Classics

The first sentence says it all:

Del Toro is remaking “Haunted Mansion,” “Pinocchio” and “Beauty and the Beast”.

I for one, will be stopping my commentary here. There’s a hurricane approaching and no beer in the house. So having news like this on my mind is not the best way to start my Saturday.

Here’s Proof That A Remake CAN Be As Good As The Original

The recent winner in Aniboom’s (yeah, I know) competition in conjunction with Sesame Street was a stop-motion remake of the classic pinball short from before I was born. The remake is proof positive that it is possible to take an existing film and create something almost entirely new while still acknowledging the original. (tip of the hat the The Laughing Squid)

And here’s the original below