` It has been a while since I have posted, and for that I profusely apologize. It's not that I haven't written, but I have ignored this blog too long. This particular post is a diversion from my normal managerial anecdotes, but I feel there is an important point regarding senseless remakes and reboots of films that were perfectly great to begin with. Please don't get me wrong; I think that advances in special effects and cinematography allow for a clearer representation of a director's vision. However, I can think of only a few remakes that even come close to the original in quality, and perhaps "The Bounty" with Anthony Hopkins and a young Mel Gibson is one of them. Unfortunately, remaking the 1973 "Papillon" that starred Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman is not one of them. Dustin Hoffman's Louis Dega McQueen as Charriere (Papillon) I remember watching the original with my brother over 40 years ago. Steve McQuee
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