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By MedRed
Written March 01, 2013
Ever since I saw the original trailer for this movie, I was concerned that the story of Jack and the Beanstalk was far too simple to turn into a full length movie. At the same time, I was intrigued. I am relieved to say that Jack the Giant Slayer did not fail to entertain. I'm most impressed with the cohesiveness of its plot. While not a masterpiece, this movie presents a fully fleshed out story with minimal loose ends and a direct tie to the fairytale we all know. The settings and costumes were well designed. A lot of attention was paid to the beautiful visuals. The dialogue was not overly simple, and the story wasn't completely linear. While not horrible, the CGI definitely is not up to the standard of today. The giants never appear realistic. The movie does have its cheesy moments, but all in all a solid effort worth watching. If you like my reviews, add me as a fan. I'll add you back!
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Jack the Giant Slayer

By JKetler
Written March 04, 2013
I thought that it was fun with some unexpected action. I shut my eyes for the Giant gross stuff.. mainly the kitchen giant. I just didn't want those images in my mind. I really like the leads in this movie. I had already seen Warm Bodies so I liked Nicholas Hoult already, but I really like Ewan McGregor & Ian McShane. I enjoyed it and Im glad that I saw it on the big screen. I wouldn't buy a ticket to the 3-D or the Mammoth screen. This movie doesn't need it. I think you would loose some intensity that this movie gives off if you just watch it on DVD... unless you have a theater room. There is some crazy camera aerials at the beginning. I felt like it was like soarin over california at the Disney Theme park but faster. Overall, I thought it was an entertaining movie and very visual.
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Well done and well told adventure; fine for the whole family.

By johnwdoom
Written March 07, 2013
Have no problem recommending this movie. The story was well told and the acting was good. Giants were believeable and the story kept you on the edge of your seat; especially, when you thought it was ending -- prematurely. Enjoyable family picture for any range of ages.
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Gaints

By bobbyjr58
Written March 03, 2013
Very good movie to see in 3D, Gaints were great and evry thing else to with it,better than the book way back then when I was a kid
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Great Movie!

By nmf626
Written March 04, 2013
This movie is a must see, with or without children. Well done! We did not see it in 3D. It was great to watch without the 3D effects. It would be neat to watch in 3D.
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