‘Dolittle’: It’s Time For A Mercy Killing To Put Down This Ailing Franchise [Review]

Published on Jan 16, 2020

History is doomed to repeat itself and “Dolittle,” the latest Hollywood remake, based on 20th Century Fox’s “Doctor Dolittle,” hasn’t learned from its mistakes. Richard Fleischer‘s 1967 musical iteration failed both critically and financially, and Eddie Murphy‘s miserable film series in the ‘90s didn’t do much better. So, it’s hard to conceive—if the fundamental idea is broken—why now, the third time might be the charm, even if the title character is played by the charismatic Robert Downey Jr.

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Author: Asher Luberto