Skip to main content

Gnome Alone (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Gnome Alone
Year: 2017
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Directed By: Peter Lepeniotis
Starring: Becky G, Josh Peck, Tara Strong
About: When Chloe discovers that her new home's garden gnomes are not what they seem, she must decide between the pursuit of a desired high school life and taking up the fight against the Troggs.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3BELH52IBI

My Review:
Wanting the first movie I watch of the year to be something really relaxing to watch and something with some animation I thought I would start with a movie I had never seen before called Gnome Alone and I wasn't disappointed with having chosen it.

This film I thought had a very believable main character for the modern day as she was a girl who moved to the town/city and felt alone even though she was always on her phone and for her it always came first. I thought that by having a character obsessed with being on her phone was something in which people would be able to relate to and did make her rather funny. I also thought that her having a friend in which she thinks is annoying but does everything he can in order to help her fight the Troggs was good as it showed that you never know who your best friends could be and sometimes they are the people in which you would least expect. By having the gnomes also having their own personalities and them trying to save the world was something in which I also liked as it gave them a reason for really being there and hearing the history between the Troggs and gnomes gave more insight into why they were trying to defeat the Troggs as much as they could and why they needed the stone back in the house as much as they do. Another thing I really did enjoy about this movie was later within it the people went inside one of the portals and the watcher was able to see where the Troggs came from and how they lived also how they came to the Earth which gave the Troggs a much bigger understanding to the watcher. By also having the mobile phone help to save the way at the end of the film I thought was a good way of showing that the main character felt she no longer needed to keep herself online to be happy and that she now has a real friend to spend time with. This film has great action sequences which are great for children and able to make children laugh with funny parts. I also thought that the animation used in this film was really well done and I really enjoyed the way that it was done.

I do wish that this movie had more character development for some of the gnomes as they are not really touched upon within the movie except that they are protecting the Earth from the Troggs.

Overall, I think that this is a good movie which would be great for people who have children and want an animation movie to watch with some action within it. It is also good for those who want a more believable school child as the main character. This film did make me laugh and I would watch again when looking for something more relaxing to watch.

My Rating: 4/5 

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • If you have seen this film what was your opinion of it? 
  • Do you have a film we should review? If so comment it below 
To keep up to date with us please Subscribe and check out the following:
Tumblr: www.movieandbooksgirl.tumblr.com
To Support The Blog Please Donate To: www.ko-fi.com/AshleighAbsurd

For business inquiries please e-mail: ashleighabsurd@gmail.com

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Sahara (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: Sahara Year: 2017 Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Directed By: Pierre Core Starring: Omar Sy, Louane Emera, Franck Gastambide About:  A young cobra and his scorpion best friend go on a journey across the Sahara desert to save a new-found love Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3IRkT9JsqM My Review: Having a movie day I came across Sahara when on Netflix and having no expectations about this film and also not knowing what it was about I thought that it would be the perfect film to blog about. I did think that this was a cute adventure movie but would be better suited to a younger audience than myself. I found that this film was really sweet that the snake wanted to go across the desert in order to find a snake in which he found he felt a connection with even though they were different kinds and also from different worlds. I also thought by having the girls brother being a drug addict and struggling with wanting more drugs and wanting to leave his sister w

She's The Man (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: She's The Man Year: 2006 Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport Directed By: Andy Fickman Starring: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum About:  When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for his school's star soccer player, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf67WlthWXk My Review: Having spent a lot of my teenage years watching She's The Man I thought I would give it a watch as I hadn't seen it in a while and loved this film all over again. I love how this film although being about football and being something I am not interested in brings it to an enjoyable place for me as well as having the comedy and romance side to keep me fully entertained. Having the film show how the girls team was cut from Viola's school and showing how she just wanted to play and would have played on the b

My Teacher, My Obsession (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: My Teacher, My Obsession Year: 2018 Genre: Drama, Thriller Directed By: Damian Romay Starring: Lucy Loken, Laura Bilgeri, Rusty Joiner About:  Riley struggles to meet friends after transferring to a new high school where her father is an English teacher. When she meets Kyla, a fellow loner, they become close friends until Riley learns that Kyla is obsessed with her father. Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4F3Sn-Xzzo My Review: Wanting a style of film I don't usually watch but do enjoy I decided to watch the stalker movie that is My Teacher, My Obsession  which is based on an English teacher who starts at a new school. However, when one of the students gets obsessed with him she will do anything to be with him including secluding him from everyone else. I liked the foreshadowing at the beginning of the movie which matched up to the ending very well and shows how throughout the movie that this was coming up. I also liked how the film showed how the stude