While Malayna and Stacy were busy celebrating bringing things back to life, they thought this would be a good time to look at other things that have been brought back. Remakes of popular films and TV series, fashions from the past, reboots and retooled fan favorites and mash-ups. Is everything old new again? Should it be? We’ll discuss and see if we can find new ways to look at it!
Connection, Oneness, spirits, animals, nature, each other
- Back to Life (Back to Reality) – Soul II Soul
- Bring it Back, Sing it Back – Moloko
- Evanescence – Bring Me To Life – “Wake me up inside”
Justin Timberlake already brought Sexy back in 2006, so that’s not on us.
My Bonnie – traditional Scottish folk song, and connects to OUTLANDER!
The origin of the song is often suggested that the subject of the song may be Charles Edward Stuart (‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’): after the defeat of the Prince at the Battle of Culloden in 1746 and his subsequent exile, his Jacobite supporters could have sung the tune in his honour; and thanks to the ambiguity of the term “bonnie”, which can refer to a woman as well as to a man, they could pretend it was a love song.
Paid Vacation Time! – The US is the only advanced economy in the world that does not guarantee any paid vacation days. It’s time for change.
Vacation Equality Project. http://www.vacationequalityproject.com/ or tweet #vacationequality
Community – Rev. Kristin Powell (Soulstream) mentioned So Cal not feeling like a sense of community. Never snowed in! Rock the Vote – talk to your neighbors!
Music Empowers Foundation – http://www.musicempowersfoundation.org/ and art as basic education
Renaissance People – educate, explore other fields
http://thespiritscience.net/ – Either Betsy Chasse or Rev. Mary Omwake at what the bleep
Soooooo….I was thinking we could incorporate that book I got with old sayings — it’s part of a series – Let’s Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition: A Collection of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful Words, Phrases, Praises, Insults, Idioms, and Literary Flourishes from Eras Past
First Edition: Let’s Bring Back: A Collection of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful …
- Ambrosia – from Greek Gods to American South
- Amulets – to ward off evil
- Aging Naturally –
- Acquaintances –
Jane Austen Re-imaginings – Masterpiece Mystery: Death Comes to Pemberley – (Colin Firth/Jennifer Ehle 1995; Keira Knightly/Matthew McFadyen – 2005) PD James – English crime novelist
Seth Grahame-Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. In addition to adapting the screenplay for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Seth also wrote Tim Burton’s latest film, Dark Shadows. He lives in Los Angeles.
- Pride & Prejudice & Zombies ,
- Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter
- Unholy Night (Xmas)
OZ – In 1900, L. Frank Baum published his best known book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Wicked: : The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire came out in 1996 and is now part of a series including Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz…
The Musical was the BEST EVER! A re-imagining of a re-imagining of Oz. (Also: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Mirror Mirror)
Fairy Tales (Disney’s domain…) http://www.totalfilm.com/features/50-greatest-fairy-tale-movies/stardust-2007
TV – Once Upon a Time, Grimm (Bros Grimm – Heath Ledger, Matt Damon, Monica Belucci)
- Snow White: Mirror, Mirror – Julia Roberts and Lily Collins, Armie Hammer (Lone Ranger) (2012) AND Snow White and the Huntsman – Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth (thor) (2012)
- Alice in Wonderland (1865 Lewis Carroll) – Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, (Tim Burton)
- Peter Pan (JM Barrie 1904) – Hook (1991), Finding Neverland (2004)
- Maleficent (Disney’s Sleeping Beauty -almost unwatchable! 1959)
- Cinderella – Ever After (Drew Barrymore) , Ella Enchanted (2004), Cinderella Story (2004)
- Shrek, Enchanted,
- Princess Bride, Edward Scissorhands, Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Stardust, Splash (Little Mermaid), Ladyhawke, Beastly (2011)
- Godzilla – 1954, 1998, 2014
- Hulk – 2003 (Bana/Connelly), 2008 (Norton, Liv), 2012 (Ruffalo)
- Spiderman – Tobey/Kirsten 2002, 2004, 2007, Andrew/Emma – 2012, 2014
- Superman – C.Reeve, 78,80; D. Cain 1993 (Lois & Clark); Brendan Routh 2006, H. Cavill/Man of Steel 2013 – (Batman vs Superman 2016 B.Affleck)
- Batman – Michael Keaton 89 -92, Clooney, 97, Val Kilmer 95 à 2005, 2008, 2012 Christian Bale (who looks hot as Moses, btw), Ben Affleck 2016 (Like Bond —[Austin Powers] —or Dr. Who! )
70’s/80’s TV series to film
- Charlie’s Angels – Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson à Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu,
- Starsky & Hutch
- Beverly Hillbillies – with Erika Eleniak!
- I Spy – Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson (Cosby/Culp)
- Hawaii Five–0
- Battlestar Galactica – (Dirk Benedict as Starbuck, Richard Hatch as Apollo – ’99 2nd coming)
- A-Team – Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, (George Peppard, Dirk Benedict)
- Clash of the Titans
Stop! In the Name of Love/Free Your Mind The Supremes / En Vogue
Singing in the Rain/Umbrella Singin’ in the Rain /Rihanna featuring Jay-Z (Gwyneth Paltrow)
Thriller/Heads Will Roll Michael Jackson / Yeah Yeah Yeahs
I Feel Pretty/Unpretty West Side Story / TLC
Survivor/I Will Survive Destiny’s Child /Gloria Gaynor
Moves Like Jagger/Jumpin’ Jack Flash Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera / The Rolling Stones
Fly/I Believe I Can Fly Nicki Minaj feat. Rihanna /R. Kelly
Centerfold/Hot In Herre The J. Geils Band / Nelly