...is an interesting case study in the way a remake can be superior to its original in nearly every possible respect* and still be completely superfluous.
Jaimee, for her part, thought it was much worse than the original. She also thought that much of its narrative force and even its comprehensibility was dependent on having already seen the original. On the second point, at least, she's almost certainly right.
--*Some respects in which this is not true: The Oompa-Loompa effects, which already look dated; an extended homage to 2001, which is cute but pointless; the ending.