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Brother’s Grimm ~ 2005

07 Apr

I am not sure why I bought this DVD.  It probably was due to the fact that it starred Heath Ledger and Matt Damon.  This film is a fantasy tale about the fairy tale authors, the Brother’s Grimm.  It was poorly written, poorly filmed and poorly acted.

Wilhelm (Matt Damon) and Jacob Grimm (Heath Ledger) are famous for vanquishing witches and demons for a price. They have been earning their living for years by traveling around Germany from village to village defeating supernatural fiends. They usually arrive in a village when they hear that villagers are being attacked. What the villagers don’t know is that the pair are con men who stage the attack with their two cohorts. They make a deal with the villagers to drive away the evil spirits for a bag of gold. Unfortunately for them, the French army, which is occupying Germany, discovers what they have been doing to the villagers and arrests them. General Delatombe (Jonathon Pryce) will let them go if the brothers help him find the people kidnapping young girls from one village. The brothers go to the village only to find that they have encountered a cursed forest with real magical spells and real evil spirits.

Unfortunately this film is just grim… D-

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Posted by on April 7, 2008 in 2005, Fantasy

 

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