This is what, my 5th or 6th viewing? Shower remains as vivid, sweet, and wonderful as the first time. (Ignore that image on the movie poster ... it is completely misleading.)
Highly enjoyable and also surprisingly thought provoking. Hugh Grant, as has been mentioned by many, gives a virtuoso performance. Of course Meryl Streep ain't bad either. She takes the character we laugh at in the beginning and makes us love her by the end. We then understand why those around her protect her from the truth. Well done.
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…
Ravi Patel is a first generation Indian-American. After a failed relationship he realizes that his ideal bride would be an Indian raised in the U.S. since he was too. But he has trouble finding such women. His mother is overjoyed to help since she's a famous matchmaker who has been frustrated because her own children won't accept her help. Filmed by his sister, Geeta, Ravi spends a year trying to find love in traditional Indian style.
A lot of reviewers…