Monday, July 17, 2017

A Divine Comedy

As a little change of pace, let me recommend an offbeat, funny, and totally risqué movie: The Little Hours. 

There's a lot to love in it: lubricious and abusive nuns, randy peasants, witches, a tender ass, a drunken priest, and strange doings set in Medieval times.  

Alison Brie, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, John C. Reilly, and others appear in this romp movie that is likely to be unlike anything else you're likely to see this summer. Don't miss this one! You might need to look for it, as it does not fit into the general mold of the Summer Blockbuster and may not be in theatres catering to the usual mall theatre fare.

Furthermore, the storyline comes from one of the tales of The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375). Boccaccio was one racy writer who is a guilty pleasure to read!



14 comments:

John Hill said...

Thanks for the recommendation, Angel.
I'm not much of a movie goer, but I'll be on the lookout for this one if we decide on a movie night.

Banana Oil said...

I saw it, and was delighted with its wicked humor. The guy that played the priest was a show-stopper.

Cloudia said...

You always bring us worthy things, Angel!

Mike said...

IMDb says "A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns...". What other kind of nun is there?

And which nun has the tender ass?

Elvis Wearing a Bra on His Head said...

A great comedy set in Medieval times! The nuns were cute!

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Deena said...

This is a really sexy comedy!

Atomic Dog said...

Thanks. I'll give this a try.

Anonymous said...

The Decameron is a really entertaining read. Need self time afterwards.

Randomly Rachel said...

What do you mean by self time, Anonymous?

Sounds like a great date movie!

Bilbo said...

I always thought Boccaccio was a sort of flatbread. My horizons have been expanded!

Birgit said...

Now this looks like a great little gem and I like John C Reilly who is under appreciated. I have it marked down.

Gorilla Bananas said...

That's an informative little film review, Ms Pop Tart. I find it difficult to resist anything with witches in it.

Arlee Bird said...

I saw one movie based on The Decameron made back in the 60's or 70's and it was pretty wild. Not necessarily my cuppa but now I'll keep an eye for it. So many movies to see and never enough time.

Lee
Tossing It Out