Tagged: mood: magical

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Monster Calls (2016), A

A boy dealing with the possible loss of his mother, his stormy relationship with his grandmother and his absent father, gets a visit from a monster who tells him stories at seven minutes past midnight.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an entertaining movie that at the same time opens the door for new sequels, but can still stand on its own. It also can be watched more than once, if you are interested in all the little details that you missed the first viewing.

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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

After losing his family in an accident, Pete meets Elliot, the dragon who lives in the forest. Years later, he fatefully meets with Grace, the forest ranger.

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Laika’s most recent outing, Kubo and the Two Strings, hit all the right notes for me in terms of emotional hooks and visual wonder.

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24 (Indian Film)

After the invention of a time-controlling watch, an evil twin kills his brother, changing everyone’s lives in the process. 26 years later, he’s back looking for the watch that wrecked everyone’s lives.

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Howl’s Moving Castle

After being cursed by a spiteful old witch, a plain and shy young woman seeks refuge in a walking castle belonging to an enigmatic wizard named Howl.