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Written by Screen-Space on May 15, 2016

"The only element of the entire production that inspires any kind of wonder is just how far from a satisfying adaptation the film proves to be..."

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Written by Reno on December 4, 2016

Little Sophie's giant adventure.

I did not dislike it, but I thought it was not creative enough. I had seen the British animation and this one retained the same story. Of course, which was originally from the book, but nothing new other than a decent computer graphics. I liked the performance of the little girl who had played the Sophie. She was the only live character until the final stage where more joins her. So she was wonderful along with Mark Rylance's CGI role.

Straight to the point, the adventure begins right away. Sophie, the ten year old orphan girl was snatched by a giant n... read the rest.

Written by Gimly on June 24, 2017

The animated '89 version of The BFG was a staple of my youth, so naturally I was excited for a Steven Spielberg redo. Unfortunately, I don't think the tale lends itself well to the live action format. That, or the hands making this piece were unable to concentrate the narrative to where it went. In either case, the end product is a film with many tiny endearing moments of nostalgia that at no point come together to create a laudable whole.

Final rating:★★ - Had some things that appeal to me, but a poor finished product.

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