This was strangely disjointed and hard to follow in the first half. The second half came together nicely and I really enjoyed watching the heist.
My husband and I agreed that the part which was badly miscast was of Melina Mercouri as the "femme fatale" and brains of the operation. We had no problem with her brains. But she fell far short of the sexy image she was supposed to project. There was something hard and rasping about her appearance and voice which threw us out of the film every time she appeared. Which was a lot.
19-year-old Sophie has resigned herself to a drab life in her family's hat shop ... until she is cursed by an evil witch to have an 90-year-old body. She leaves home and goes searching for a way to break the spell. In the countryside she comes upon Howl's strange moving castle which walks about on large chicken legs.
Howl is the young wizard who owns the castle and Sophie soon becomes part of the household as the housekeeper. As she…
Anyone who enjoyed the Wallace and Gromit shorts will enjoy this. Their British sense of humor and timing ... so funny.
Billed as "the world's first vegetarian horror movie," this finds Wallace and Gromit running a pest control service to help the villagers who want to grow prize-winning produce for their annual vegetable competition.
Loaded with ingenious Rube Goldberg inventions, spoofs of old monster movies and classic movies, and their trademark sight gags, this is a treasure for all ages.