101 Dalmatians (1996) Rated G

Live-action film to the story of 101 Dalmatians written by Dodie Smith. Starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie.

This live-action film is based on the book and the 1961 animated film by the same name. All of the actors recreate their roles from the children’s book wonderfully. Close was in her element as Cruella de Vil, and Daniels and Richardson were convincing in their affection for both each other and their dogs. Although the scenes with real Dalmatians were fun to watch, the minute they started talking, I lost interest. I’ve never been fond of talking animals in films; it doesn’t happen too much in this movie, but it still bothered me, as did the mechanical pets. Still, this film is delightful overall and worth a watch.

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in 1996, Adventure, comedy, Crime, Disney, family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated G, reviews and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s