Tag: Adventures in Babysitting

MOVIE REVIEW: The Sitter

December 9, 2011

When I first saw the trailers for The Sitter, I swear on my grandmother’s soul (rest in peace, Paz Diño) that the first words out of my mouth were, “Holy cow, they’ve remade Adventures in Babysitting!”  I also remember being a little excited to see it, because if any movie were to be updated for today’s audiences, 1987′s Adventures in Babysitting could easily be made fresh and funny again.  Little did I know that I’d be a more spot-on than I thought – The Sitter is an almost plot-point-for-plot-point remake.  And as remakes go, it’s not a bad one.  However, they’re not passing it off as a remake, nor do the credits even mention that it might have been based on Adventures in Babysitting.  Why not?
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