A young girl and her genius kid brother are aided by three curious witches in their search for their missing scientist father, captive of an omnipotent otherworldly villain simply called 'It' whose evil is slowly infecting the universe.
A 13-year-old girl (played by The Golden Compass' Dakota Blue Richards) discovers that she is the only hope for banishing an ancient curse from a magical kingdom in director Gabor Csupo's ... See full summary »
Dakota Blue Richards,
Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women, Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who in the search for their father who disappeared during an experiment he was working on for the government. Their travels take them around the universe to a place unlike any other. They must learn to trust each other and to understand that everyone is different.Written by
Originally produced as a two-part television miniseries, but re-edited and broadcast in a three hour time slot. See more »
(at around 9 mins) At the beginning of the movie when Meg and the schoolboys get into a semi-fight, the black boy is behind Meg when they're mocking her and then appears next to her in the next shot when the fight starts without time for him to have moved. See more »
Dr Jack Murray:
Can you... take me back to Camazotz? Can you teach me to control the tesseract?
Dr. Murray, you cannot even stand.
Not to mention the broken ribs you're trying to hide from us.
Send me back there. I'll grab Charles Wallace and...
This is not your job, Calvin, though we honor you for wanting to take it on.
So, if you three can't... and this is not Calvin's job... and daddy's injured... then who's going back for Charles Wallace?
Remember, we want nothing from you that you do without grace.
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(Closing dedications) For Tom, Patrick and Claire For all our brothers and sisters See more »
My sister and I were ecstatic when we found out that they were finally playing this. We took time out of our busy finals week to sit down and watch the whole thing. And while it kept us entertained for the whole 3 hours, there were a lot of times we were like "Was that in the book? Where are they getting this stuff?"
So I guess my advise is, if you're a book purist, try to forget this is based on it and enjoy it for the cute fluff piece it is. The book is a whole different (and better) experience.
On to the movie. I think Gregory Smith was good as Calvin (even though he isn't a redhead) and the little kid was good too. Meg was a little forced I thought. Maybe it's the inexperience of the actress, but she didn't feel like the stubborn but warm Meg of the books.
All in all, it was a pleasant experience.
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