Technically, this is actually the 5th film in the series as there were two TV films released before this: Beyond Witch Mountain in 1982 and a remake of Escape to Witch Mountain in 1995. But since my blog is only devoted to the theatrical releases, I only have to review the 2009 film, Race to Witch Mountain.
So, the question arises: Since these Witch Mountain films are somewhat of a success or at least relatively famous, can rebooting the franchise/remaking the film and updating it for a modern audience work? Let’s find out.
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What happens when you get an animator to direct a live-action film that’s NOT based on any of his animated works? Well, this movie is a good way to find out that answer.
Gábor Csupó, famous for producing/animating famous shows such as “Rugrats” and “Duckman”, tries the helm of live-action directing in this adaptation of the novel, “Bridge to Terabithia”. How does he fare? Let’s find out!