My Fair Lady (1964)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –
1) Grand production value – beautiful sets and great costumes. That Royal Ascot scene is the highlight of this majestic movie.
2) That iconic poster by Bob Peak.
3) Great music and excellent performances. Some great one-liners.
4) Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle – she got the Midas touch.
5) Climax – love can be expressed in the most subtle way.

 

 

Cons –
N/A

 

Quote –
Professor Henry Higgins: Eliza? Where the devil are my slippers?

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Mamma Mia! (2008)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

 

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Feel good movie
2) An ABBA musical
3) Fictional Greek island of Kalokairi

 

Cons –

1) Could be lot funnier with such an ensemble

 

N/A

 

Quote –

 

Sophie: I want the perfect wedding, and I want my father to give me away.
Ali: Better be a wide aisle!