Jackie Chan and Jet Li team up for the first and only time in this action comedy, an American take on the classic Chinese folktale “The Monkey King.”
Steven Spielberg’s first foray into motion capture filmmaking turns the legendary boy journalist and globe-trotting adventurer of the early graphic novels of Herge into a big screen hero.
The fantastical adventure from Pixar is a film of whimsy and wonder, mixing Jules Verne imagination with the bubble-gum colors of a children’s picture book and Pixar’s trademark bouncy humor, all stirred with memories of childhood dreams.
Robert Rodriguez collaborates with his kids on this whimsical fantasy that celebrates and encourages the fantasy lives of children. See a very young Taylor Lautner as Sharkboy.
Watch Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson grow up through the eight films that bring the beloved books chronicling the epic odyssey of boy wizard Harry and his friends to the screen.
A town gets a buffet line for a weather system in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009), a colorful animated feature based on a children’s storybook tale. Director/writer team Phil Lord and Chris Miller cobble a story around the storybook’s premise but it’s the whimsical imagery of raining hamburgers, a Jell-O mold castle, an […]
You may feel like you’ve stepped into the pages of a storybook illustrated by Maxfield Parrish when you fly off to Neverland in Peter Pan (2003), P.J. Hogan’s deft and delightful take on the oft-filmed J.M. Barrie classic. Rachel Hurd-Wood brings a tomboyish spirit to Wendy, a girl on the verge of being a young […]
“Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination.” Gene Wilder is the weird, wonderful, slightly sinister candy bar king who invites five children into his factory kingdom in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), a musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s fantasy. It is a rare breed: an imaginative live-action […]