Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)

“The World of Apu” is a bimonthly, diverse, and multilingual online film magazine which explores film cultures from around the world. Below you can find my analysis on a few international films, not particularly well-known ones, that have spawned renowned Hollywood successes (whether critical or commercial). Maybe I can get you to watch either orContinue reading “Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)”


Glass (2019): Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller

A security guard with extraordinary abilities tracks down a dangerous man with twenty-four personalities while the mastermind patiently awaits. Nineteen years later, “Glass” finally makes it to the big screen only to give some answers and raise more questions. M. Night Shyamalan’s heroes and villains from “Unbreakable” (2000) and “Split” (2016) are brought together, unite,Continue reading “Glass (2019): Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller”

Unbreakable (2000): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi

A comic book gallery owner discovers that the lone survivor of a horrible accident has an amazing ability. It is only befitting to review this one at this point in time and… you know which one is going to be next! Now that “Glass” (2019) has been heavily promoted as the third part of anContinue reading “Unbreakable (2000): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi”