A married couple tries to steal back a valuable heirloom from a troublesome kid.
Did You Know?
, director of Home Alone
(1990) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
(1992), did not hold back when the topic of this reboot came up during an interview. "Nobody got in touch with me about it, and it's a waste of time as far as I'm concerned. What's the point? I'm a firm believer that you don't remake films that have had the longevity of Home Alone. You're not going to create lightning in a bottle again. It's just not going to happen. So why do it? It's like doing a paint-by-numbers version of a Disney animated film - a live-action version of that. What's the point? It's been done. Do your own thing. Even if you fail miserably, at least you have come up with something original." Columbus was promoting his directorial feature The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
(2020) when he made the comments. See more