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Movie review: “The Fog”

Every October, we are fed a slew of horror films in order to capitalize on the fact that Halloween is right around the corner. Most of them have a tendency to simply be a rip off or remake of something we have seen before.

“The Fog” is no different from these.

The movie is a remake of John Carpenter’s 1980 version, and while it is not an exact carbon copy of the original film, it does follow much of the same story as the original and uses many of the same plot elements.

“The Fog” tells the story of a group of ghosts getting their revenge on the town that betrayed them 100 years earlier.

Despite this, the film manages to find a way to be inferior to the original in just about every single way possible. The remake is in no way frightening and it has extremely poor acting from the cast as well.

The film seems to take the somewhat decent story of the original and inject it with obvious scares and the overuse of special effects to try and top the original, but falls flat in doing so.

The filmmakers didn’t even try to change the story too much from the original; they just rearranged the events a little bit.

While John Carpenter’s version of “The Fog” has become a cult classic in the period of time since its release, this version is doomed to run on the Sci-Fi channel for all eternity, and that’s exactly where it should stay.

It would be nice to say there is a bright spot in this black cloud of a movie, but there simply isn’#39;t.

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