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The Grand Budapest Hotel

(DVD - 2014)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Grand Budapest Hotel
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2014]
Edition: EnglishSpanishFrench version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Mar 01, 2015
  • Patron3563 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

After reading about it on line and hearing about all the awards it was nominated for. I feel like the little kid yelling; "But ,daddy what clothes? The King is naked."

Feb 27, 2015
  • Vivica rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I was expecting a lot more after all the ranting & raving...it didn't quite live up to the hype. The Academy Awards it won, were spot-on...but the nomination for picture of the year...not really!! On the whole - it was just OK.

Feb 26, 2015
  • joywolf83 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

First movie in a long time that I didn't fast-forward a single moment! The characters, story, and plot were all rich and spectacular. This was a intricate yet not difficult to follow movie. I feel it did deserve all its awards and then some. Be aware though, the comedy is very dry and subtle. Stil a remarkable movie that is unique and not your typical hollywood brainless fair. I thoroughly enjoyed watching it; I would highly recommend it. (As for the sexual references? They were so small I missed them completely. The language is there, but the violence is not graphic. This is one of those movie that are between PG13 and R)

Feb 25, 2015
  • yeongjae rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I think this movie was successful artistically. Loved the cinematography! Scenes are often framed in pleasant symmetry. The colours, costumes and set were great as well. I didn't care much for the story, but there many short bursts of excitement, quirks and subtle humor.

Feb 20, 2015
  • xaipe rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I wanted to like this movie, I really did, and I did rather like it for the first half hour or so. It's just a little too self-consciously whimsical for my taste. Judging from the other posts, I think it's either a movie you love or hate. I started wishing for it to end about halfway through, but you may love it. I didn't.

Feb 13, 2015
  • nickeldime rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I love the quirky, silliness of this story, wrapped with great actors and a whimsical set. A very enjoyable movie!

Feb 09, 2015
  • jeffi22 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Quirky, I feel like (and judging from the comments and probably justified), you either love or hate it. Not a slapstick comedy, it is more dark humor. Beautiful landscapes and cinematography.

Feb 05, 2015
  • JMGP rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Typical Wes Anderson fare. Bizarre yet compelling, tragic yet humourous. The numerous cameos are entertaining. However, the events witnessed in the film and the directors attempt to elicit incongruous reactions is, generally, disturbing. For example, when Ralph Fiennes escapes from prison, he has an hilarious dead pan dialogue with his protege, while in the background, the other escaped inmates are savagely beating the driver of a bus so they can steal it from him and make a getaway. I'm laughing at the one and cringing at the other simultaneously and then wondering why I'm putting myself through any of this. References and images are frequently sexually crude.

Jan 24, 2015
  • piper1999 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Well, one can take a piece of dung, sprinkle it with gold flakes, give it a nice thick coat of the shiniest varnish, hang it from a gold chain and then try to sell it off as jewelry. But in the end, after careful examination, it still is nothing more than a piece of dung!

Jan 23, 2015
  • Mosquito700 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

We had wanted to watch this movie as it was filmed in a familiar German town and so were looking forward to seeing it for that and for a good British type comedy. Suffering through the first 45 minutes, (despite the long list of top-line actors, there certainly was no top-line acting!), there were a few moments where a snicker or two were uttered, but certainly no laughter - other than in that directed at the movie as a whole! The language too, was fairly ridiculous and base. We tried to continue viewing, but after another tortuous 15 minutes, it was a definite NO and we shut it off! Can't believe it won a Golden Globe for Best Comedy. The voting must be from people who think shows like "Storage Wars" or "Duck Dynasty" is good TV. A total waste of time! I think counting the grains of salt in a shaker may have been a better choice for the loss of an hour!

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Nov 20, 2014
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dimmu16 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Nov 20, 2014
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The somewhat long and also colorful history of The Grand Budapest hotel.

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Sep 11, 2014
  • jellobird1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: there is quite a bit of swearing

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Jul 25, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Moustafa on Gus:
--There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity... He was one of them. What more is there to say?
--To be frank, I think his world had vanished long before he ever entered it - but, I will say: he certainly sustained the illusion with a marvelous grace!

Gus: I must say, I find that girl utterly delightful. Flat as a board, enormous birthmark the shape of Mexico over half her face, sweating for hours on end in that sweltering kitchen (in the bakery), while Mendl, ...

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