Login

Once Was Enough, Trust Me

Movies: ‘Arthur’
patricks@lakevillejournal.com
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.”

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.