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The Spiderwick Chronicles

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In The Spiderwick Chronicles, the grown-ups (Joan Plowright, Mary-Louise Parker, David Strathairn) are stellar, but Highmore steals this fantasy as twin brothers battling an eruption of icky goblins. ”It’s all true!” insists director Mark Waters in a doc on the two-disc edition…but the only believable item here is the actor’s spot-on American accent. C+