A review of this — 3 years ago
When this movie came out, Heath Ledger found himself starring in both this film and Brokeback Mountain. Despite how poorly the reviews for Grimm were- I’d rather see it over that other film anyday.
There are very big liberties taken with this film and the real Grimm Brothers. However, it was a lot of fun, filled with dozens of Fairy Tale Easter Eggs.
It’s distinctly a Terry Gilliam film in terms of costume, set, and casting. The only thing that would have made this film better was if someone other than Matt Damon starred opposite of Ledger. (I heard that producers passed over Johnny Depp, who went on to do Pirates of the Carribean. Oh well- their losses)