Netflix delivers a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s best picture winner “Rebecca”, based on Daphne Du Maurier’s novel. While the original was presented in eerie black and white, Ben Wheatley’s adaptation is gloriously colorful, even using the easily recognizable Hatfield House, in Hertfordshire where “The Favourite” was shot. While Kristin Scott Thomas (“Military Wives”) is ideally

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Writer/directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s “Downhill” is less of a remake of the 2014 award winning “Force Majeure” and more of an English language interpretation. The premise is the same, however with older, American characters, a tightened script, and a slight imbalance in the point of view, “Downhill” is the simplified version for US

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The fact that filmmaker Roland Emmerich (“White House Down,” “10,000 BC”) having to get funds outside the U.S. to finance his $100+ million epic of American history should have been a clue that more work was needed with this project. Emmerich has assembled a B-list cast of characters and attempts to give each at least

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Director Guy Ritchie is a peculiar choice to helm Disney’s live-action remake of the 1992 animated film “Aladdin.” Will Smith is an even more curious choice for the role of Genie, made iconic by the late Robin Williams. After dodging some initial controversy over Smith appearing in “blue-face,” Ritchie’s version, which runs about 40 minutes longer

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