Sunday, March 02, 2008

"Enchanted" was enchanting

My son and I saw "Enchanted" this morning at an early-morning (well, early for Sunday) show. I was pleasantly surprised! Much of it was tongue-in-cheek, the Walt Disney "prince and princess meet and fall in love and live happily ever after" movies making fun of themselves. I was surprised that Dr. McDreamy was one of the main characters, and he was still dreamy, but also a bit more grounded than usual. Also, even Susan Sarandon made an appearance!

By far the funniest scene was when Giselle, the main (princess) character, finds herself in New York City, and tries to clean up an apartment with the help of her animal friends, which here include pigeons, rats, and cockroaches! Disgusting, and hysterical!

But in the end, both J and I really enjoyed it. I found it a bit slow in the middle, but he didn't. And we were both delighted by the ending, which was happy but also realistic, in a way. Definitely recommended as a movie for you and your 8 year old!

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