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Bridge to Terabithia

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Kristy Griffin

Bridge to Terabithia

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
Wide Release Date:
02/16/07
performer:
Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Robert Patrick
director:
Gabor Csupo
distributor:
Walt Disney Pictures
author:
Jeff Stockwell
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Kids and Family

We gave it a C+

Wouldn’t it blow your mind if you discovered an enchanted CG kingdom in the woods behind your house? In Bridge to Terabithia, the two middle schoolers who stumble onto a whole new world don’t seem all that wowed. And the movie — which never decides if it’s a fantasy or coming-of-age story — spends a lot of time away from Terabithia; that also leaches out the wonder. The boy seems more excited that Zooey Deschanel is his hottie music teacher than he is to see tree men in the forest.