I Told You So

Posted on Jul 24, 2004

Well, as I predicted, they’re remaking The Manchurian Candidate. Now, a second prediction. This one will blow blue whale, the largest mammal on earth.

The central conceit has been changed from Soviet brainwashing to (ready?) Corporate America brainwashing. That’s right, they don’t feel they have enough control, so they’re going to kill the President. How ridiculous!

At least Denzel could marginally fill in for Frank Sinatra, although watching Frank break out the chop-socky on the Oriental in the orginal was absolutely priceless.