I've been waiting forever to see Penelope, and it's finally coming out this weekend.
James McAvoy, folks. With or without the accent, he's worth the ticket. (Though they did give him a really bad nose job in Narnia...)
In case you're wondering--
Penelope Wilhern, born to wealthy socialites, is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry... until her curse is revealed.
Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds he falling for Penelope, but not wanting to disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways, he decides to disappear. Fed up by his latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and Annie, her first friend and becomes the person she was meant to be.
And blah, blah, blah. But it looks really fun, and "modern day fairy tale" is right up my alley. Anybody wanna come with me?