I watched this for an upcoming episode of A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast. I liked it more than I would have thought. Which is to say quite a lot.
The only flaw was that of the documentary maker himself who I thought was not only clueless in not prioritizing his questions from the very beginning (Ebert was very ill when filming began) but also in pestering him toward the end when it was clear that Ebert's health…
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.