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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • 2016
  • US
  • 126 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Tim Burton
  • Written by: Jane Goldman (screenplay), Ransom Riggs (novel)
  • Cast: Asa Butterfield, Eva Green, Ella Purnell, Chris O'Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson
  • UK release: 29 September 2016

Teenager Jake (Butterfield), traumatised by the death of his grandfather (Stamp), goes to visit the titular home, where his grandfather grew up, run by eccentric Miss Peregrine (Green). Green is fun and memorable, so it's a pity that boring Jake is the main character and that the film is a whole is so disappointing and formulaic.

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

28 Sep 20162 stars

Disappointing fantasy from director Tim Burton that's sporadically enlivened by a fun turn from Eva Green

On paper the union of director Tim Burton and screenwriter Jane Goldman (The Woman in Black) sounds like a match made in Goth heaven, especially considering the adapted source material is a bestselling fantasy book by Ransom Riggs about a group of…

Asa Butterfield 'to be offered role in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

26 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Asa Butterfield is being lined up to appear in Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'. While the 'Ender's Game' actor has still to be offered the role, it's been reported that it's only a matter of time before it…

Eva Green for upcoming Tim Burton film?

29 Jul 2014

Film gossip

Eva Green could be set to star in 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'. The 34-year-old actress is in negotiations to take on the lead role in the upcoming fantasy flick based on Ransom Riggs' novel of the same name, Variety…

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