Monday, June 2, 2008

One Film Sparkles; Another Stalls

I purposely avoided reviews of any kind until seeing it for myself, and I'm happy to report that the "Sex and the City" movie was a blast. Pretty clothes, sharp laughs ... and plenty of Big. More on that later.

On the other hand, "Prince Caspian" felt about four hours long. It certainly wasn't terrible, and my 8-year-old son dug every minute. But is it just me, or are the kids the least interesting part of this franchise? I wanted more -- much more -- of the talking badgers and ass-kicking mice. Every time the sibling trio stared soulfully into the distance or started monologuing about Aslan, I became very sleepy. Worse, the most appealing of the three -- the kid who played Edmund -- had the least screen time.

Prince Caspian is a little hottie, but I feel kinda dirty by saying so.


downtown guy said...

I only want to see it for Reepicheep.

EDP said...

Reepicheep! I could say that all day long. As a matter of fact ... I think I will!