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Beaches (2017)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 21 January 2017
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The friendship between two women from childhood onwards.

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Allison Anders

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Iris Rainer (based upon the novel by), Kate Lanier (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Idina Menzel ... CC Bloom
Nia Long ... Hillary Whitney
Antonio Cupo ... John Pierce
Gabriella Pizzolo ... Young CC
Sanai Victoria ... Tory Whitney
Colin Lawrence ... Bryan
Cardi Wong ... CC's Assistant
Brandyn Eddy ... Sorcerer Writer
Kate Isaac ... Assistant District Attorney
Jillian Zavazal ... Clementine
Donny Lucas ... Mr. Whitney
Chad Riley ... Director
Barbara Beall ... Costume Designer
Graeme Duffy ... Sorcerer Composer
Rebecca Husain ... Pretty Sinners Director
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The friendship between two women from childhood onwards.

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English

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21 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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CC has a Great Dane at one point in the Original. In the remake, you can see a statue of a Great Dane in CC's house during the song "Last Time". See more »

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Version of Beaches (1988) See more »

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The Glory of Love
Written by Billy Hill
Performed by Idina Menzel
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Some movies should not be remade
15 July 2017 | by mharahSee all my reviews

Bette Midler is a tough act to follow. One must almost go for a completely different interpretation. That wasn't done here. Idina Menzel has the chops as a singer, of course, but beyond that she's no Bette Midler. If she was trying for a different interpretation, it didn't work. In fact, it couldn't have worked. Over 30 minutes were chopped out of the running time as compared to the original. It is extra time that was desperately needed. The character development, the intricacies of the interactions, many of the nuances, all suffered just to get plot points in and leave room for commercials. Nia Long has turned in some brilliant portrayals in other projects. Here, she was mostly underused. Hillary has the more subtle character; it has to be played to CC without being secondary. Nia wasn't given enough screen time to do this. Updating the story didn't help either. There was a unique cachet about pre-gambling Atlantic City in its heyday, along with Broadway in its prime. The present day setting for this version was too bland. (Nuns in sitcoms just don't cut it. Respectable female New York lawyers are old school. The boardwalk in AC has very little charm any more.) There really wasn't any useful reason to update the story anyway, other than to point up that Beaches 2017 isn't Beaches 1988. It certainly isn't.


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