REVIEW: The BFG

Photo: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Photo: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Chris Luckett

Steven Spielberg may be most well known for action, aliens, and war stories, but when he directs his talents toward family-friendly stories, he’s capable of conjuring real magic.

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is one of the greatest works in family cinema, ultimately getting nine Oscar nominations, including one for Best Picture. Hook may not be as narratively tidy, but the visual realm Spielberg brought to life remains unforgettable. His latest, The BFG, is another such magically marvellous adventure. Continue reading