So without giving away any more of the story, Inkheart can be recommended wholeheartedly as ideal Lunar New Year viewing for the whole family. One or two sequences might be upsetting for very young children, but on the whole the mood is playful rather than frightening, and its loosely allegorical treatment of a reader’s relationship with the books gives it some depth as well.
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 - Page 16 News List
FILM REVIEW: Better than the book
Brendan Fraser’s chunkiness as a kind of bulked-up Indiana Jones is one of the few jarring notes in‘Inkheart,’ an otherwise commendable minor fantasy film
BY Ian Bartholomew / STAFF REPORTER
This story has been viewed 4149 times.
Listing from 2014-08-27 to 2014-09-03
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1Filipino peacekeepers in Syria ready to fight, as UN searches for Fiji troops
2Two Chinese surveillance planes blocked by Taiwan
3Chthonic first Taiwanese band to play all three of Japan’s major music festivals.
4Google building fleet of delivery drones
5EDITORIAL: KMT’s rule-breaking finally judged