I did not watch this by choice, I'd be lying if I could instantly name a Pink Floyd song off the cuff. But i enjoyed some of the songs, some of which were soothing enough to send me to sleep.
I am a big fan of the 1980's carton film, and if 'm honest think that is enough as far as adaptions were necessary.
Roald Dahl books are a bit of a double edged sword when it comes to film adaptations, the books are so full of magic and nostalgia for so many people that they can make really beautiful films, but on the other hand they can really ruin your childhood memories.
Although not completely ruinous, this felt unnecessary and a bit 'meh' - enough to last a Sunday afternoon, but definitely not enough to wow me.
On the one hand I loved it as a sort of love letter to my favourite film genre, not completely a documentary but a lengthy, glossy music video (how I imagine Sofia Coppola would make a documentary) - it's incredibly pretty to watch - and although kind of reaching, I loved the analysis of Eurotrip.
On the other hand, I'm not sure I'm going to take much from having watched it (other than a few films to add to my…