Based on 37 Critics
  • Gordon, who died shortly after the first Arthur, never had to see the luckless 1988 sequel that made his beloved characters seem like strangers. The new Arthur, insipid when it should be infectious, leaves the same deadly impression. show more

  • When remaking a popular film, you must remember this: First, do no harm to the original. Arthur accomplishes this, with Russell Brand slurring his way neatly through the title role. show more

  • In the end, it isn't so much that the New Arthur isn't the Old Arthur. Rather it's the anti-Arthur. show more

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