The roots of this year’s biggest summer reboots


Anirudh Chaudhary

This summer’s most exciting movie releases, from “Baby Driver” to “Dunkirk”, brought many MVHS students back to the movie theater.  But this summer was also home to many franchise reboots — new movies that reinvented the way people viewed old stories.

Rebooting a movie franchise can also be a huge profit, inviting both fans of the original versions and casual moviegoers alike to experience the newer, glossier versions of popular films.

So what’s changed this year? We compared a few of this summer’s biggest reboots — “Baywatch”, “Wonder Woman”, “The Mummy” and “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” — to their source material.

Featured image by Clay Enos, © 2015 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.