Remake

Wrath of Man

Not the Jason Statham/Guy Richie film you were hoping for. “Wrath of Man” is not only a remake of the French film “Le Convoyeur” (translated “Cash Truck”), but it’s also the fourth collaboration of Jason Statham and director Guy Ritchie,… Read More ›

Mulan (2020)

The latest Disney remake brings honor to the main heroine. The 1998 animated feature “Mulan” was an absolute delight, because it possessed a Chinese spirit by resurrecting its legend Hua Mulan, giving the heroine her courage and honor, and allowing… Read More ›

The Jesus Rolls

This spin-off/remake wastes the iconic character and rolls gutter balls. “The Big Lebowski” will always be one of the Coen Brothers’ most extraordinary and nostalgic masterpieces of this or any other century. It resonates with fans with its twisted sense… Read More ›

Downhill

Eliane Benes and Ron Burgundy slip on the ice in this boring remake. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are two of the best comedy talents in the entertainment world, but in “Downhill,” they can’t seem to survive the recycled screenplay… Read More ›

The Lion King (2019)

The voices and visuals work, but this remake doesn’t laugh in the face of danger. I sympathize the opinion of Disney remakes being such cash grabs, and this year alone, “Dumbo,” “Aladdin,” and “The Lion King” have all received mixed… Read More ›

Aladdin (2019)

He’s no Robin Williams, but Will Smith actually works as the Genie The magical element of the Disney animated “Aladdin” from 1992 was the late Robin Williams’ brilliant comedic work as the voice and inspiration of the Genie. His impressions… Read More ›

The Hustle

This predictable, idiotic, and degrading remake of a remake will steal your hard earned cash. The most embarrassing scene to me, at least, in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is when Michael Caine has to slap a stick on Steve Martin’s alleged… Read More ›

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

To warm you up for “The Hustle,” here’s my review of the original. “The Hustle,” starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, comes to theaters this Friday, and I wanted to share with you my opinion of the original 1988 comedy… Read More ›

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