Trailer not representative of the actual movie

By barbzilla1
Written February 15, 2013
First off if all you know if this movie is the Trailers, go learn a bit about the movie before you watch it or prepare to be disappointed as I was. That being said, it wasn't a bad movie. It was a fairly good teen romance movie all things considered, what it was not was a fun action filled magical romp.
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VERY DIFFERENT from the book!

By magical-imaginations
Written February 25, 2013
I didn't like the choices of actors for the characters of the book. I really didn't like that they "merged" characters - the housekeeper and the librarian! Ethan's elderly aunts, the dog Bo Radley, and Ethan's father were never seen. That doesn't even cover so many changes that the screenplay made in the story. I'd really like my money back on this one.
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Just ok

By LiviaL
Written February 15, 2013
Probably a miss cast of main character. Didn't connect with her at all. It was ok, enjoyed other characters in movie, it got boring but picked up, then kinda fell apart in one scene. Wait for on demand.
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Huge disappointment!!!

By gg2223
Written February 16, 2013
Did the director or anyone involved with making this movie even read the book??? I have never seen such a bad adaptation of a movie , no creative license here, they totally removed all the creativity that the writer of the book created. Completely removed several key characters from the book as well as just about everything that made the book great, more like a frankenstein version of the book they chopped it all up, removed key elements of the story and just jumbled it back together very badly! There were so many great elements of the book where they could have done some amazing special effects and had an amazing movie, instead it turned out like a bad low budget B movie. I feel bad for the writer of the books, they totally butchered her work of art and her vision. Read the book, DON'T waste your time on the movie!
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SOOOOO DISSSAAAAPPPPOOOIIIINTING

By ochun6
Written February 18, 2013
I UNDERSTAND THAT THE MOVIE CAN'T BE TO THE LETTER OF THE BOOK, BUT COME ON WHERE ARE ALL THE CHARACTERS PLEASE ETHAN FINDS THE LOCKET ON HIS OWN IN THE FIRST 10 MIN OF THE MOVIE AND THE BOOK REALLY IN THE LIBRARY FOR PETES SAKE GET SOMETHING RIGHT WON'T YOU AND RIDLEY SHORT RED HAIR WHAT HAPPENED TO LONG BLONDE HAIR AND WHERE WAS THE LOLYPOP REALLY NOT WORTH THE MONEY OF THE MOVIES NOW A DAYS SHOULD OF WAITED FOR THE DVD.
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