• Miscast 'Overboard' remake retains much of original's sexism

    5 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    The main takeaway from the remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell rom-com “Overboard” is simple: Why? The whole endeavor is an exercise in trying to do too many things - rehash a nostalgic property, propel Mexican film star Eugenio Derbez to mainstream stardom, revive Anna Faris' film career...
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  • ‘Overboard' Film Review: Flimsy Remake Lacks Buoyancy

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    To be filed under “not great but more charming than anyone might expect,” Rob Greenberg's “Overboard” offers a bilingual, generally serviceable remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell comedy of the same name.
    Reversing idea of the original - she's a struggling single parent, he's a spoiled playboy - Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez lack the instant chemistry of their predecessors, but a game ensemble of supporting players bring the silly story to surprisingly vibrant life after stumbling awkwardly through a preposterous convergence of circumstances required for its premise to feel...
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