A New 'Alfie' for a Post-Feminist World
NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates compares the new remake of the 1966 British film Alfie to the original, and speaks with Charles Shyer, the new film's director. Shyer says his Alfie, a philandering rogue played by Jude Law, updates the character first brought to the screen by Michael Caine for a contemporary audience. But how will the portrait of a promiscuous sexist play in a post-feminist world?
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