Conclusion: Matilda didn't strike me as a great film when I first saw it many years ago, but it has aged quite well. Sony's Blu-ray gives it the appearance of a film beloved by '90s kids, a label it doesn't seem to have earned but one you don't mind it wearing.
Conclusion: Matilda is a sweet and charming little movie about the power of hope, of kindness, of a desire to make things better rather than settle for whatever life seems to have in store. It's also, in a way, a frightening portrait of neglect, abuse, and misunderstanding.
Conclusion: Geared for the youngest among us, Danny DeVito's 'Matilda' is a delightful and a terrifically entertaining family children's film. Brimming with the sort of magic, fairytale charm, and inspiring wonderment that sets imaginations soaring, this Roald Dahl adaptation is one for the kids and for the...
Summary: Matilda is een fervent liefhebster van boeken en wil graag naar school, maar wordt genegeerd door haar ouders. Als er dan de nieuwe hoofdonderwijzeres juffrouw Trunchbull komt, die zegt kinderen hard en goed aan te zullen pakken, sturen de ouders haar alsnog naar school.