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

  • Prometheus

    Wrote this back on 15th June, just haven't gotten around to putting it up until now. Well, I've seen Prometheus, and having seen it, I can fully…

  • Movies for 2011 - Part 11

    3rd October Taking of Pelham 123 Not a bad film. I think I prefer the original, but as remakes go this was reasonably smart. Both are films that…

  • Movies for 2011 - Part 10

    Movies for September under the cut. Only 12 for the month, but it's taken past last year's record of 125 all the way to 135 - and there's three…

  • 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