Tuesday, 14 January 2014

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)



The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) is a comedy fantasy adventure film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by him and Charles McKeown. It is based upon the unlikely adventures told by the real Baron M√ľnchhausen about his experiences fighting the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century.

DADDY: What did you think of the movie? 

LILLY: I thought it was one of the most awesome films I have seen.

DADDY: It is rather wonderful.

LILLY: Yes it is.

DADDY: Who was your favourite character?

LILLY: Baron Munchausen (John Neville) because no one thought he was real but he is and a great hero.

DADDY: He is amazing.

LILLY: Yes!

DADDY: What was your favourite moment.

LILLY: The bit when he threw Sally (Sally Polly) out of the balloon but saves her. I love that balloon

DADDY: It would have taken a lot of knickers to make it

LILLY: Yes it would.

DADDY: I liked when he keeps cheating death.

DADDY: Would you recommend it to your friends?

LILLY: Yes because it is a great film and everyone should see it.

DADDY: How many stars would you give it?

LILLY: I would give it 10 stars

DADDY: I will give it 15 then, our rating system is all over the place.

LILLY: Lol.

DADDY: You hated the other film we saw that day Jabberwocky (1977) 
 
LILLY: Yes I would give that zero stars.

DADDY: You can't win them all.Special thanks to GoMA here in Brisbane for screening a fabulous season of FREE films.


Sunday, 12 January 2014

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)



The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) is a fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and is the second of a three part adaptation of the book by J. R. R. Tolkien. The screenplay was written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Guillermo Del Toro. Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the party of Dwarves continue onwards towards the Lonely Mountain. 

DADDY: What did you think of the movie? 

LILLY: I thought it was exciting and at the end it left you hanging.

DADDY: It was great and the end left me really wanting to see the next film.

LILLY: Same.

DADDY: Who was your favourite character?

LILLY: The hobbit (Martin Freeman) because he has a lot of courage and he never gives up.

DADDY: Martin Freeman is great as the character.

DADDY: What was your favourite moment.

LILLY: It would have to be the bit with the barrels, they should make that into a theme park ride.

DADDY: I thought that too when I was watching it.

LILLY: It should be in Seaworld!

DADDY: I liked the spiders too, they were both favourite moments in the book too.

LILLY: Mum got scared and jumped.

DADDY: Yes that was funnny.

LILLY: Lol.

DADDY: Would you recommend it to your friends?

LILLY: Yes because this is an awesome film and it's better than the first one.

DADDY: It has more action.

LILLY: Yes it has.

DADDY: How many stars would you give it?

LILLY: I would give it 25 stars.

DADDY: Me too. I can't wait for the next one and I think you are ready for The Lord of The Rings movies now.

LILLY: Hell yes!


Friday, 10 January 2014

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)


The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) is a musical horror comedy based upon the legendary stage musical written by Richard O'Brian. It was directed by Jim Sharman with a screenplay by him and Richard O'Brian who also appears in the film. A young couple find themselves at the mercy of a sinister and mysterious scientist.

DADDY: What did you think of the movie? 

LILLY: I thought it was awesome and magnificent.

DADDY: It is a favourite of mine. I've seen it on stage a few times and I helped build the set back in my theatre days.

LILLY: You had theatre days?

DADDY: Yes I was a stagehand for a while in a real theatre.

LILLY: Back when you were young?

DADDY: Yes many many years ago when dinosaurs ruled the earth.

LILLY: Lol.

DADDY: Who was your favourite character? 

LILLY: That Would be Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) because he is such a great actor.

DADDY: Yes he ownes this role though I also have a soft spot for Charles Gray who plays the narrator.

DADDY: What was your favourite moment?

LILLY: I don't really have a favourite moment because I liked it all.

DADDY: Me too, what about a favourite song?

LILLY: It would have to be The Time Warp because we learnt it at school and it is fun. Actually that is my favourite moment too.

DADDY: Would you recommend it to your friends?

LILLY: Yes but it is a bit rude.

DADDY: How many stars would you give it?

LILLY: 15  it could have been better

DADDY:20 for me, it works better on stage.

LILLY: Can we watch it live?

DADDY: One day. I liked what you said when we first watched it.

LILLY: They are crazy like you daddy!

DADDY: Lol.