Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures

Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures

This lighthearted romp through Royal India presents a world of Maharajas, palaces, imperiled art objects, and the foreign collectors who will stop at nothing to possess them. Peggy Ashcroft and Larry Pine star as two rapacious art collectors who come to the decaying Art Deco palace of a young Maharaja (Victor Banerjee) to examine a legendary collection of Indian miniature paintings. While vying with each other to get the pictures away from the royal couple—nicknamed Georgie and Bonnie as children by their Scottish governess—they must also divine the true motives of the Indian curator of the collection (Saeed Jaffrey), who, in league with the Maharaja’s beautiful sister (Aparna Sen), may be working against them. Amidst the backdrop of lavish tourist entertainments, Christmas parties, fireworks, and even an English ghost, a desperate game of palace intrigue will determine the ultimate resting place of the priceless paintings.

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Randa H C (ca) wrote: I just saw this movie over the weekend and loved it. If you enjoy outstanding piano and singing, this movie is for you. The storyline kept my interest throughout with some unexpected twists. The broad spectrum of personalities were well suited by the actors and actresses. What a pleasure to see a movie without what seems to be the token violence included. If you are unable to get to a theater I noticed that this movie is also available through video on demand.Kevin C.

Viswanathan S (fr) wrote: a different attempt though was a bit too preachy . could have done away with the entry songs and the climax could have been better. Surely worth a watch but not more than once.

Emil W (fr) wrote: The are a few good moments in this movie, but it not so good as the original Road trip movie. The plot is plot is pretty ordinary and acting could be a lot better, but it have a lot of good looking girls.

Perrine B (kr) wrote: 4.5 stars. a-do-rable !!!! l'histoire d'une famille qui va rentrer dans le monde fantaisiste de kelly anne afin de retrouver ses amis imaginaires perdus, mais la tache sera compliquee par les habitants de la ville. Tres touchant.

Adam R (ca) wrote: A weak effort from Cameron Crowe that isn't worth your time. (First and only viewing - Late 2005 in theaters)

Tracey c (kr) wrote: Not interested with this film...

Leonard D (ru) wrote: Ridley Scott's masterpiece!

Rob R (ca) wrote: Dated movie, at times hard to figure out where the storyline is going and when it gets there it isnt that great. I would call it a "generic" horror movie. Not that is horrible but it isn't great.

alan d (mx) wrote: no link to the first & second, but still watchable

oliver s (ag) wrote: I've seen Burt Kennedy's "The Rounders" three times now, and have, lamentably, liked it less each time. I first latched onto it hoping it would prove itself a rare gem or worthy cult item, and being the huge Western fan that I am, I took a chance. That was almost ten years ago, and I think I tried to make myself like it more than I really did. I thought, How could any self-respecting Western buff pass up the chance to see Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda combine their cowboy screen images? It's too bad that "The Rounders" is a failure as a film. Kennedy's screenwriting talent was first put to its finest use in the Ranown cycle of Westerns directed by the great Budd Boetticher, starring Randolph Scott. Check out "Seven Men From Now" or "Ride Lonesome" and you'll understand that Kennedy had serious talent for shading his characters and having them deliver homespun cowboy dialogue that was tinged with an unaffected lyricism. Then, in the early 1960s, Kennedy decided to primarily make burlesque Westerns; that's when all the trouble began. Kennedy grew sloppy, and it shows in "The Rounders." The whole movie I was waiting for Fonda to be Fonda and Ford to be Ford and instead, looking quite uncomfortable at times, they never appear to slip into their roles as easily as I kept hoping. In retrospect, I think Kennedy would have gotten more from the film with actors about twenty years younger. Fonda was sixty and Ford around fifty when the movie was made, and the juvenile antics that the movie calls for just ring false with these two veterans performing them. Still, even if Kennedy would have got a couple of young stars for the parts, all the problems of the script and the shooting would have marred the picture terribly. There is an over reliance in the film on recurrent sight gags, such as Ford being incessantly bucked off his old roan horse. The film's playful score (offensively annoying)decides it needs to tell us when we should find something funny. Example: Ford or Fonda deliver a "funny" line of dialogue, then along comes the musical cue to highlight the supposed humor (kind of like the crash of drums used to punctuate one liners delivered by a stand up comic).Thing is, nothing in the movie is funny--not the dialogue, not the slapstick, nothing, nada. I've rarely had to say that about a movie. Adding to audience insult, Kennedy's camera finds it necessary to zoom in, also in the service of underscoring something that the script thinks is funny. This Italicization of comedic moments does not allow us to find the humor of the scenes in the organic way that we should; it instead signals to us, as if saying, "okay, time to laugh, guys!" There's also a wearisome running gag in the movie, popping up every time Ford falls down or Fonda is asked a question. For example, when Ford is bucked off his horse, or when he runs his truck into a mud puddle, Fonda will ask if he is alright, to which Ford invariably responds, "oh, I'm fine! Just fine!" Then the music cues us again that it's laugh time! Terrible. Whenever Fonda is asked what he thinks or would like to do, his running response is, "whatever suits you just tickles me plumb to death!" Cue laugh music. As a matter of fact, this is the last line delivered in the movie, and I found myself wincing at Fonda's delivery of it. You can just tell that he's so sick of saying the damn line, he finally says it as if he were a non-actor unenthusiastically reading it off a prompter. The other "funny" things, that feel tacked on to give the movie a feature length running time, are just plain awful. A typical slapstick bar fight, where it always looks so much fun to punch and be punched, is included. There's also one of those obligatory drunk scenes that come about in almost every Western spoof. The drunk scene wouldn't be complete without a grizzled, alcoholic old coot toward whom we can direct our most derisive laughter, and reliable imbiber Edgar Buchanan plays the part for the millionth time in his career. The movie also suffers from one of the worst cases of The Cutes ever captured on film. We get to see the roan horse meet a sexy female horse (again cued with the appropriate music)and watch the cute horsey take a bite out of Ford's butt. There's also a scene where the camera zooms in on a stripper's rear end and the next sound we hear is the wheels of Ford and Fonda's truck screeching to a halt (this gag was done much better in "It Happened One Night," where Claudette Colbert showed just enough leg to hitch a ride). I wouldn't have minded if this had been one of those leisurely buddy pictures divorced from plot, where characters are happy to just amble along and make their whimsical way into one humorous vignette after another. Indeed, I thought that was exactly the sort of movie "The Rounders" intended to be. Boy, was I wrong. It has no intentions other than stringing a bunch of decrepit gags together, throwing in a thin story about an unruly horse, and wasting the talents of Fonda and Ford for no other reason than to have two Box Office stars to play the leads. I have never cared much for spoof Westerns, though I mildly enjoyed "North to Alaska," "McClintock," and "Blazing Saddles" ("Little Big Man," which is more a SATIRE on American history and culture rather than a PARODY of a genre and its stock elements, is my favorite humorous Western). The so-called humor we find in the Western burlesque almost always comes from the most puerile, archaic displays of slapstick and physical comedy. "The Rounders" is, regrettably, incontrovertible proof of this fact. Neither the presence of Fonda or Ford saves "The Rounders" from comic inertia and ineptitude. The film does have, like many Westerns, wondrously rugged location photography; I'm afraid this single grace note doesn't do much to help the movie. Then again, it couldn't possibly make it any worse. ** Two Stars -Oliver Spivey

Haley H (ru) wrote: I swear i thnk i had every shirley temple movie

Bruno V (kr) wrote: Enjoyed this one , Always better comedy's sure but this was just enocent fun . Nice

Simon D (jp) wrote: An odd movie, high with family emotions and tinged with the always good antipodean humour, this gives an insight into the beliefs of one of the native clans of New Zealand, which, to be frank, is quite bizarre, but surely unique.

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