A sweet and extremely intelligent young girl lives with cruel parents and goes to school with the worst principal in the world. When she accidentally unleashes telekinetic powers, she uses them to help those she loves and to drive her principal away from school.
Mr and Mrs Fox live an idyllic home life until, after 12 years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community.
A young boy and his kindly grandmother must thwart the efforts of a coven of witches who have been turning the children into mice. They're in town for a convention to listen to the Grand High Witch unveil her master plan.
Tim Burton brings his imaginative style to this classic about eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka and Charlie, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who wins a ticket to visit the chocolate factory.
Join the expedition visiting legendary Candy Man Willy Wonka in a splendiferous movie that wondrously brings to the screen the endlessly appetising delights of Roald Dahl's classic book. Coated with flavourful tunes and production design that constantly dazzles the eye, this effervescent musical never fails to enchant young and old. On a whirlwind tour of Willy's incredible, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, elfish Oompa-Loompas and industrial-sized confections, a boy named Charlie will discover the sweetest secret of all: a generous, loving heart. And you'll rediscover the timeless magic of a delicious family classic.
The imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing over 7m tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part. Giants like Bloodbottler and Fleshlumpeater on the other hand, are twice as big and at least twice as scary, and have been known to eat humans, while the BFG prefers Snozzcumber and Frobscottle. Upon her arrival in Giant Country, Sophie, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London, is initially frightened of the mysterious giant who has brought her to his cave, but soon comes to realise that the BFG is actually quite gentle and charming, and, having never met a giant before, she has many questions.
Ripe with the spirited fun, imagination and magic of Roald Dahl's classic fantasy, Walt Disney Pictures' juicy big-screen version of James and the Giant Peach follows the exciting journey of a lonely young boy who finds some unusual new friends and unexpected adventures when he climbs inside a giant peach and sets sail for New York City.
Young Snow White and Red Riding Hood become lifelong friends as Snow White takes on the might of the wicked Queen. Meanwhile, Red is called home to deal with a pair of hungry wolves.
Jack grows up with his heart set on next door neighbour, Cindy. She has her eye turned by the eligible prince at the ball, while Jack gets distracted by a giant beanstalk at the bottom of his garden. Will they find true love? Watch the movie and compare the narrative, characters, events and settings with other more traditional texts from the fairy tale genre. Can you spot red riding hood and the wolf?
Esio Trot is a story about shy Mr Hoppy and his secret love for his neighbour, Mrs Silver, who he chats to over the balcony. This was one of Roald Dahl's last stories.
Children of all ages have read and enjoyed books by Roald Dahl. His stories, such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach, have become classics. Roald Dahl's life was anything but ordinary and he was considered charming and intimidating in equal measure. In Fantastic Mr Dahl, Roald Dahl's family open their doors and hearts for an intimate look at the man who entertained millions of children around the world.
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