While I have never seen the original version of Annie (shocking I know), I just knew that when I saw that there was to be a remake coming out, I just had to go and see it. Songs from the original film feature in the remake such as Tomorrow and It’s a hard knock life albeit with a bit of a modern twist to them which on the whole works really well.
Thereare some songs which don’t quite fit well into the narrative of this film but overall they are nice to watch and add something special to such a well known story. It has been over 30 years since the original film came out and it was interesting to see how they updated it to appeal to the tastes of today’s audience. The songs, the story and the character of Annie are all iconic and while some things should never be remade I think this film works well. Whether you have seen the original version or not I would highly recommend seeing this film. If you want to know more about what I thought of this film then why not check out the review I did on my youtube channel.