Guillermo del Toro’s remake of the Edmund Goulding classic film noir disappoints on almost every level.

Of the entire cast (poor Rooney Mara!), only Toni Collette’s Mademoiselle Zeena catches our interest. Like Blondell in the original, she gives her character a modicum of humanity and pathos. This is yet another addition to her wonderous collection of memorable characters starting, of course, with Muriel at that wedding!

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