Come for the a whimsical modern fairytale.
Stay for Catherine O'Hara being her most wonderfully manic.
Stay for Peter Dinklage in an eyepatch giving the best performance in the movie.
Stay for bit parts from Reece Witherspoon, Richard E Grant, and Nick Frost.
Nearly leave because of the weird tonal shifts and clunky plotting and dialogue.
Realise that these elements kind of remind you of Pushing Daisies and decide you'll let it slide.
Be put off by, yet strangely attracted to James McAvoy - even though the costume designer seems to have actively tried to make him as unappealing as possible.
Get confused as to why they have cast of wonderful English actors, almost all of which are doing terrible American accents for no discernable reason.
Remain surprised that this movie works for you, a 32 year old woman.