It was fine. Not spectacular. Not particularly deep. Certainly not the best documentary of the year, especially when it comes to music.
Although it was from the year before, another good choice would be Searching for Sugar Man.
Either choice digs deeper, presents a focused story, and does more than skim over the surface of people's…
I liked this film so very much more before I reread the book.
That said, the look is spot-on, most of the casting is terrific, and quite a lot of it communicates the story well. I still enjoy watching it a lot. The performances are so much fun.
However, the seeds of dissension between Jackson and Tolkien have been sown (in such things as Elrond's sourpuss attitude toward his daughter's romance and Aaragorn's continual moping about his weakness).
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…
Heavens to Betsy, they've got tv series in here! I watched this from the beginning, mourned when it was canceled and rejoiced when Serenity was made. A unique show that introduced me to Joss Whedon's special kind of story-telling which is both old and new. If you haven't tried it then you're missing out.