Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Four Word Film Review

Four Word Film Review is a great site for those who love movies and puns.
Here are some great examples from various genre.  I  picked examples of my personal favourites.  I haven't posted any reviews myself, because I can't top any FWFR's already posted! Has anyone posted one? Any personal favourites?


Dumbo (1941)
Elephant gets ear-borne.
Large-lobed elephant becomes ear-odynamic.

National Velvet (1944)
Young Liz - Aintree sweet?
Pie-eyed jockey wins National.

The Yearling (1946)
Jody's deer, oh dear!
Boy fawns over deer.


Now, Voyager (1942)
Charlotte lights Jerry's fire.
Repressed voyager escapes dowager.
Fat, myopic heiress transformed.
No moon, just stars.

The Sheik (1921)
Hostage gets just deserts.
Valentino: chic sleek sheik.


DOA (1950)
Poisoned man's frantic search.
Murder victim speaks out!

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Hayden's big, hard Dix.
John Huston's mean streets.


The Red Shoes (1947)
Corpse de ballet
Dancing for Shearer joy.

Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Will Belle Marais Beast?
Cocteau concocts cross-species courtship.


Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Hunchback struck by belle.
Laughton changes church oil.

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
Selfless Sid thinks ahead.
Sidney substitutes. Sacrifice successful


Streetcar Named Desire (1950)
Blanche seeks/enters asylum.
Scandal plagued belle disintegrates.
Louisiana family, emotional gumbo.

Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Shrew tamed with showtunes!
Porter brushes up Shakespeare.


Richard III (1955)
Olivier plays a hunch.

Hamlet (1948)
Olivier ennobles flakey Danish.
Freudian Prince ponders vengeance.


Stella Dallas (1937)
Stanwyck's STELLAr Role!


Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Mortimer's aunts, mortifying hobby
Sweet, old serial killers.

Twentieth Century (1934)
Tyrant Barrymore bamboozles bombshell.


Mildred Pierce (1945)
Restauranteur's daughter needs spanking.

Grand Hotel (1932)
Hotel reveals Grand stories.
Despair, tragedy, art-deco style.


Ben Hur (1959)
Ben Hurries to finish.
Jesus undoes Messala's work.
Jew overcomes race discrimination.

Devil Girl from Mars (1954)
Statuesque Martian seeks congress.

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Pacifist alien targets Washington.
Behave, for Gort's sake!


The Wicker Man(1973)
Island living means sacrifices...
Dirty Rattan Scoundrels.
Wierd Wiccans roast pig.

The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Monster bitch with stitches.
Resurrected, engaged, rejected, enraged.