LOVEFiLM Review: Arthur (2011)

In this fresh new look at a classic story, Russell Brand reinvents the role of loveable billionaire Arthur Bach, an irresponsible charmer who has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of his lifelong nanny and best friend Hobson (Helen Mirren), to keep him out of trouble. Kind-hearted, fun-loving, and utterly without purpose, Arthur spends every day in the heedless pursuit of amusement.

This is film was such a waste. It had moments of humour, and the acting was fine enough. I mean I always though Brand was a better actor than comedian anyway, and Helen Mirren does an okay job.

Unfortunately though this film lacks any heart that the Dudley Moore classic lovingly layers over the film.

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