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5 Reasons to Watch Gnomeo and Juliet

I'm not sure where I first heard of Gnomeo and Juliet. But I've loved it from viewing one. For those who haven't heard of it, it's a re-telling of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, but with garden gnomes and music by Elton John. I promise it's not as weird or dorky as it sounds. Here are five reasons you should watch it.

1- Excellent re-telling

This movie takes the story of two feuding families and places it in the modern day. The red garden gnomes and the blue garden gnomes are fighting for the better, more beautiful garden, much like the people who own them. (And who are called Capulet and Montague.) It's very cleverly done, keeping the bones of the Shakespeare play, but making it more silly, modern, and with a happier ending.

2- Hilarious

There are some great jokes in this one. And not just the rude humor kind that makes you roll your eyes. There isn't a lot of that, actually. There are jokes off Shakespeare and a few clever bits of wordplay. "Le…

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