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Uplifting and emotionally powerful

2 years ago at Oct 31 14:40
"You don't have to run anymore, Pete. You can stay with us."2016's Pete's Dragon is a Disney movie through and through. It's a formulaic endeavour from a narrative perspective, and the characters are predominantly standard-order, including some antagonistic archetypes. In addition, it's a remake of a motion picture from 1977, and remakes are rarely necessary. But hell, I'll be damned if it doesn't... read more

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1 year, 7 months ago at Apr 5 2:49
I have been wanting to watch this for awhile. I remember seeing the original as a kid and loving it. I told myself I would wait to watch it with my wife though. So when it popped up on Netflix I told her that's what we would watch. It had been awhile since I had seen the trailer so I forgot all the big names that were in it. This was written and directed by David Lowery who did the very serious Ai... read more

Pete's Dragon

1 month, 2 weeks ago at Sep 26 18:32
Disney’s love for orphans-in-the-wild was prominent in 2016 between this remake, their second live-action Jungle Book, and a journey into Roald Dahl’s macabre world in The BFG. All of them are best when detailing the quietest moments of the wild, imaginative lives of their urchins, especially Pete’s Dragon, and at their worst when kowtowing to the demands of special-effects heavy cinema. If ... read more
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The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.
Release date: 12 August 2016
Tags: Adventure (4), Family (3), 2016 (3), Friendship (2), Fantasy (2), Kids (1), 2010s (1), Remake (1), Animated (1), Watched At Cinema (1), Disney (1), Action (1), 怪物 (1), Comedy (1), 幻想 (1), HQ (1), 兒童 (1), 00's (1), Road Trip (1)
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Pete's Dragon

“Disney’s love for orphans-in-the-wild was prominent in 2016 between this remake, their second live-action Jungle Book, and a journey into Roald Dahl’s macabre world in The BFG. All of them are best when detailing the quietest moments of the wild, imaginative lives of their urchins, especially Pete’s Dragon, and at their worst when kowtowing to the demands of special-effects heavy cinema. If I told you that Pete’s Dragon ended in the destruction of a bridge, lots of fire, and children in danger, would you say I was bullshitting? I’m not, but I wish I were.   Pete’s Dragon simply cannot hold the weight of thrills and spectacles of that nature. This is essentially a boy-and-his-critter story, one comprised of silence and connection, of exploring and acute observations. Personal” read more

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"Release date: 12.08.2016 Watched on: 30.03.2018 "You're very brave. Did you know that? You might be the bravest boy I've ever met." Directed by: David Lowery Written by: David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, Malcolm Marmorstein, Seton I. Miller and S.S. Field Cinematography by: Bojan Bazelli Music by: Daniel Hart Editing by: Lisa Zeno Churgin Cast: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oona Laurence, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Marcus Henderson, Aaron Jackson, Phil Grie"


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"It's considerably somber, the bad guys motives are less than subtle, and child abandonment takes center place in the film. But at least, the dragon is cute."


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"First viewing - July 20th I know at some point in my childhood I watched the original Pete's Dragon, but I haven't seen it since the '80s & therefore couldn't tell you anything about the plot points anymore. I know there was a boy & a dragon who was a cartoon, but that's about it. I'd heard good things about this version, so I was willing to give it a chance. I thought maybe the kiddo would watch it with me, but she's not interested and honestly after watching it I don't think she's missing muc"


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" Familiar Actors: Bryce Dallas Howard Robert Redford Oona Laurence Wes Bentley Karl Urban Isiah Whitlock Jr. John Kassir and Bart the Bear True Rating: 9/10 My Review: Pete's Review"


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“I have been wanting to watch this for awhile. I remember seeing the original as a kid and loving it. I told myself I would wait to watch it with my wife though. So when it popped up on Netflix I told her that's what we would watch. It had been awhile since I had seen the trailer so I forgot all the big names that were in it. This was written and directed by David Lowery who did the very serious Ain't Them Bodies Saints. So for him to do a movie for children is a major difference. As for writer Toby Halbrooks I haven't heard of him or seen his other film. So I'm really hoping this will be as good as the original or somewhere close.

Well this was a very good movie. Of course it's Disney so they had to have a few details that'll make you sad. I was kind of pissed to be honest that E” read more

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