I got out to see Stardust tonight and really enjoyed it. It’s too bad that it came out up against the Bourne film, the Simpsons movie, and others because it’s a really good film. I’ve been a fan of Neil Gaiman’s work for a while now and will have to pick up the book this one’s based on.
The movie is a classic epic fantasy/fairy tale story with a good amount of humor added in. It centers around a young man’s quest to find a fallen star in order to win the hand of the woman he loves. Through his journey he does a lot of learning and growning and emerges a completely different person.
There were a number of memorable scenes, including some that had me laughing out loud. Robert Di Nero’s character was absolutely hilarious and it was great to see him in a different type of role.
Definitely a good movie and one that you should go out and see if you liked movies like Willow, The Princess Bride, etc.