Miscast ‘Overboard’ remake retains much of original’s sexism

This post was originally published on this site

The main takeaway from the remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell rom-com “Overboard” is simple: Why? The whole endeavor is an exercise in trying to do too many things — rehash a nostalgic property, propel Mexican film star Eugenio Derbez to mainstream stardom, revive Anna Faris’ film career…