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Zathura

3 Ratings: 2.0
Kids & Family movie directed by Jon Favreau

Zathura, a smart and stylish kid's adventure, launches into action when Danny (Jonah Bobo) twists the key of a dusty science fiction game--a game that unleashes a localized meteor shower and wrenches Danny's house into orbit around a distant ringed planet, … see full wiki

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Director: Jon Favreau
Genre: Family
3 reviews about Zathura
review by . October 17, 2006
Zathura is pretty good and it's a movie that will definitely keep most kids entertained thanks to the wacky characters and special effects. Its back-story is exactly like Van Allsburg's first book turned film Jumanji but the acting isn't as solid. So now you know it's just like Jumanji, so you know that two kids basically start to play a game and somehow someway they're thrown into the game and everything that the game says will happen actually happens. As a person who already saw Jumanji and I'm …
review by . May 13, 2006
"Zathura" is a passable "family" flick. I say that for two reasons: 1)The story is sort of dull, even with a huge "gee-whiz" factor going for it and, 2)It's no surprise that liberal lug Tim Robbins raises two potty-mouthed kids in this film. If you have children, I'd wait until they're at least eight before letting them watch this film due to the fact that the two kiddie leads have some pretty rough mouths and there are a few sequences that can get pretty scary for young'uns.    The …
review by . January 21, 2006
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I like the movie "Jumanji." I don't think it's a great film, but it was a fairly decent movie. The special effects haven't held up quite as well as they used to, but that's okay, that's just the way things work sometimes. With that in mind, I wasn't particularly looking forward to seeing "Zathura." Like "Elf," the movie just looked too dopy and childish for me. However, like "Elf," I walked away from "Zathura" quite surprised. I only then learned that the guy who directed "Elf" directed "Zathura" …
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