Sunday April 5, 2020

Cinema: A fairytale with brains? Has to be make believe

Matthew Vaughan’s lavish adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel looks to be The Princess Bride for our times; a funny, knowing fairytale that will appeal to anyone, old or young, fantasist or curmudgeon. Stardust

20th October, 2007

Matthew Vaughan’s lavish adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel looks to be The Princess Bride for our times; a funny, knowing fairytale that will appeal to anyone, old or young, fantasist or curmudgeon. Stardust

For the most part, this entertaining and impressively mounted film achieves that, with the help of a talented cast and a clever mock epic tone.

Charlie Cox is Tristan, a rural shop boy smitten with local beauty...

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