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Movies: ‘Arthur’
Helen Mirren and Russell Brand in “Arthur.”

There’s a semi-funny gag near the beginning of Jason Winer’s remake of “Arthur.”

There’s a fundraiser, see? At the Museum of Modern Art. The event is called “Modernism Against Poverty.” Ha ha.

Well, maybe you had to be there, and that would involve paying money to see this film. Never mind.

Somewhere, somebody thought it would be clever to team up Russell Brand and Helen Mirren, and put them in a remake, but “Batman and Robin” was already taken, as was “Oedipus the King” and “Night of the Living Dead.”

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