The Spiderwick Chronicles
When city-raised twins Jared and Simon move to a tumbledown country mansion with their mother and sister, it's quite an adjustment -- especially after they uncover a magical and sometimes dangerous fantasy world.

Scott Hardie: “It ruled.”

The bar has been raised for children's fantasy films ever since Harry Potter came along, and this winning entertainment is up to the challenge, delivering a fleet-footed adventure with appealing actors as the young leads. It's minor but a lot of fun.

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