dalekboy (dalekboy) wrote,
dalekboy
dalekboy

  • Mood:

Brothers Grimm

Terry Gilliam is one of my favourite directors, even though he made the Brothers Grimm. If I had remembered that he was the director going in to this movie, I suspect I would have been even more disappointed. I found it to be a film with a reasonable script and cool ideas struggling against the might of all it's male leads playing for laughs. The women play straight and it works, but the guys... *sigh*

I suspect if the film had been played straight, I would have enjoyed it much more. As it was, I found it irritating. It's the first film where I very nearly walked out of the cinema because it was so very annoying.

I'll probably rewatch it in a few years time and see what I think. I have hated films before and found them enjoyable on a rewatch, but somehow I don't think this will be one of them. I went in expecting good, dumb fun. Well, it was dumb, anyway.

Cheers,
Danny
Tags: movies, reviews
Subscribe

  • Belated April Health Update

    This year I didn't manage my usual yearly post-stroke health update around April, mostly because I was running around madly and then caught the…

  • What's the bloody point of having laws then?

    So yesterday I was out in my car, taking it to get its rego check done. It was out of rego because I had it in getting work done on it that took…

  • Artistic Vulvas and Contextual Cocks

    It took nearly a year for me to get it posted, and I decided I needed a whole new blog to talk about this and related stuff, but here's my…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 8 comments