I had the opportunity to see the movie “Stardust” last night. I honestly thought it would be a cheesy fairy tale and I was not looking forward to seeing it. My expectations were anything but high for this movie. In the end the movie defiantly surpassed my expectations because, I loved it! It was so well done, towards the end of most movies the viewer usually has a general idea of what is going to happen next and how the movie is going to end. Towards the end of Stardust I was at the edge of my seat as if watching a great race not knowing who was going to win in the end. It was awesome, the ONLY thing I did not enjoy which isn’t enough to ruin the movie but I did not like Robert Di Niro’s character, it was awkward and it was unlike anything he has done before.

Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Ricky Gervais, Jason Flemyng, Peter O’Toole, with Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro

“Stardust” is based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman illustrated by Charles Vess. It takes audiences on an adventure that begins in a village in England and ends up in a magical world. A young man named Tristan (Charlie Cox) tries to win the heart of village beauty Victoria (Sienna Miller) by promising to bring her a falling star. His journey takes him beyond the walls of his village to a mysterious and forbidden land. When Tristan finds the star, he is stunned to discover that it is not a lump of meteoric rock, but an angry, injured girl named Yvaine (Claire Danes) As they travel, Tristan discovers the meaning of true love, but does not realize he’s leading Yvaine into even more danger…

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