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Yet Another Remake Of Brewster’s Millions Coming

28 February 2015 1:27 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

If we could only agree on what ‘remake’ actually means, we could probably decide which film was the most remade. Cinderella is said to be the most retold story in cinema history, with A Christmas Carol also a hotly-tipped contender.

Somewhere high in that ranking must also be Brewster’s Millions. To date, it’s been filmed ten times and, according to Deadline, an eleventh iteration is now in the offing.

All that’s known about the new version is that Robert Townsend will be directing.

Townsend’s debut, Hollywood Shuffle, is a very sweet but also sincere and pointed piece of satire on how the American film industry marginalised and stereotyped actors and characters of colour. It’s still his most successful film, at least critically speaking, but Townsend did go on to make several other films that engaged with similar themes.

This is why I find his attachment »

- Brendon Connelly

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Togetherness Recap: Get in the Hole

22 February 2015 11:38 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

If last week’s game of kick the can was a turning point on Togetherness you’d hardly realize it as such in the events of this week. Sort of. “Ghost in Chains” was the kind of episode shows need every once and again to set the stage for episodes to come, strategically moving the characters into position like so many chess pieces, and it suffers as such. But even while everyone is being shunted around for the final two episodes of the season, each relationship bears the strain of the events of last week.But before we get to all that, let’s talk about the week in Brett. Or, more appropriately, let’s talk about Jacob Marley.  How much time do you spend thinking about Jacob Marley? Probably not much. Marley, a key character in Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, was always kind of a bit player, »

- Libby Hill

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Review: 'Paddington' is a sweet and stylish family film delight

15 January 2015 12:25 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

One of the more obnoxious trailers I've seen in the last six months was for "Paddington," which looked like loud, annoying children's trash. I've sat through so many of those movies since I had my kids, and even when it's my job to review them, it is one of those things that I have to steel myself for ahead of time. Whoever cut the trailers for "Paddington" owes writer/director Paul King a personal apology, though. I mean, I get it. I know why they didn't push the whole "From the director of 'The Mighty Boosh'" angle in the trailers, but it would have at least convinced me. I am delighted to report that King's movie is sweet and smart and silly, beautifully made from top to bottom. While my kids were entertained by it, I found it very moving and was pleased to see how well King's sense of style, »

- Drew McWeeny

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‘Doctor Who’ Hits BBC America Ratings High With Peter Capaldi’s First Season

5 January 2015 12:27 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The mystery is solved: Peter Capaldi is a hit as the Doctor.

See video: ‘Doctor WhoPeter Capaldi Sends Autistic Boy a Comforting Message of Hope (Video)

The first season of “Doctor Who” with Peter Capaldi in the title role wound up being the highest-rated season of the series on BBC America, the network said Monday. Overall, the season, which featured Jenna Coleman guest-starring, averaged 2.035 million viewers in Live + 3 Day ratings, which take into account viewers who tuned in for the original telecast and over the next three days.

This year’s Christmas special, “Doctor Who: Last Christmas,” also fared well, »

- Tim Kenneally

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