1970s, 4/4, Comedy, Review, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

#2 in my Ranking of the Terry Gilliam films. Watching this for the first time in at least ten years, it became screamingly obvious to me which sections were directed by Terry Gilliam and which were directed by Terry Jones. Jones tends to set up his camera from afar, capturing all of the actors in… Continue reading Monty Python and the Holy Grail

1.5/4, 1970s, Childrens, Review, Robert Stevenson

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

I did not like this film. It's pretty much Mary Poppins Fights Nazis in World War II, and it's done without the energy or intelligence of the actual Mary Poppins adventure. The music is fine, but it's mostly poorly used. The animation sequence isn't as good and feels much more like a distraction than the… Continue reading Bedknobs and Broomsticks