(moving this review from Tumblr to here – originally posted in January 2021)
Awesome cast, good production quality but this simply wasn’t enjoyable. Not sure the kiddo would have enjoyed this at all if she was in the target market age group for this. Honestly don’t remember the 1990 version so it’s not that it was a remake. Just something about it I didn’t care for and I wanted to like it.
View this title on IMDB – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0805647
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“Not Bad. Not Great …Anne Hathaway is a little over dramatic and not a patch on Angelica. The original witches were very creepy and disturbing, these not so much but I am 30 years older. My daughter has said they are really weird….”
-Review on IMDB, rated movie 10/10 to help bring rating up but would be a 6
Super honest review.
“The original is the one to watch This is garbage , taking a good story and trying to improve on the original failed miserably. I would avoid this at all costs . Do not let your children watch this garbage …”
-Review on IMDB, rated movie 1/10
I agree the movie lacked something, but it wasn’t that it was a remake. I’d prefer they wouldn’t remake good movies, but sometimes they do get it right. Remakes aren’t “new” – many of my favorite movies from the 80’s and 90’s were remakes of much earlier films. IDK…it wasn’t garbage, just lacking.