|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Movies » Reviews » Keeping Mum

Keeping Mum

1 rating: 4.0
A movie

add a wiki

Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 15, 2006
MPAA Rating: R
1 review about Keeping Mum

Macabre Mary Poppins

  • Nov 21, 2009
  • by
Rating:
+4

Walter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson), the vicar of a small village in England is too preoccupied and befuddled with his job to pay any attention to his wife (Kristin Scott Thomas), so she has an affair with her golf teacher (Patrick Swayze) while his kids are lost and in trouble.  Then a new housekeeper (Maggie Smith) enters their lives and all their problems seem to disappear.

I didn't know what to expect from this movie and was puzzled in the beginning but ended up liking it.  It's a dark comedy that's exceedingly dry and subtle, more sinister than comedic, and very British in tone.  The cast, led by the marvelous Maggie Smith, is superb and they hold your interest even when the story is at times odd and confusing.   The location photography is gorgeous.  This is definitely not a laugh-out-loud comedy, but is ultimately sweet and clever.  3.5 stars.

Macabre Mary Poppins Macabre Mary Poppins

What did you think of this review?

Helpful
0
Thought-Provoking
0
Fun to Read
0
Well-Organized
0
Post a Comment
What's your opinion on Keeping Mum?
rate
1 rating: +4.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
Photos
Keeping Mum
Related Topics
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992 film)

The 1992 film starring Kristy Swanson as a teenage girl who

Four Weddings and a Funeral

A movie

First to Review
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists