The Spiderwick Chronicles 2008 Review

Settling into the old Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, revealed a forbidden secret, that will put them into an alternate world full of fairies and other creatures. And this is how the story begins. 

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About the Story

This fantasy film is about a kid named Jared who discovered a secret and a forbidden book that was written by Arthur Spiderwick and cared by a nasty ogre Mulgarath. The book was fraught with magical mysteries that will surely captivate every imaginative mind. The book contains fictitious information about sprites, serfs, goblins, Griffins’, auger, fairies and more. Anyone who reads the book will put his life in danger for it contains all the secrets of the magical world of these creatures.

As they fight back against the bad elements to save their lives that have been endangered because of reading the forbidden book. They will discover vicious and innocuous creatures who will give excitement to their adventure in the fantasy world of magical creatures. 

My Review and Impression

I love the storytelling approach! The movie was mind-blowing and at the same time very entertaining. It was filled with imaginative ideas that will surely suffice every kid’s imagination. I love the visual effect and the animation of every magical creature. They look true that you might think that they really exist.  

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) - Trailer

The movie was wonderful and to be honest it becomes one of my favorite fantasy movies. The main reason was it tickles my imagination that I thought they really exist the night I slept after watching the movie.

I strongly recommend that you watch this movie and let your kids see how the writer of the story put life to every magical creature and how the actors portrayed their roles to put lives on their characters. I would also commend for the movie has nice features and settings. 
My Rating

I give a perfect five (5) stars in this movie. I am really fond of watching it. I almost watched it twice and I would let my nephews and niece watch it too. It is quite whimsical, but for sure you will love how the movie start and end.