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James and the Giant Peach

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2010

    Strongly Recommended - Great Read for Young Adults !

    James and the Giant Peach, is a story of sadness, magic, and a lot of hope. It's the story of a small boy James and his horrible life living with his wicked aunts until one day a little magic happens, and his whole life is changed, FOREVER. This book shows how a little magic can go a long way, and how in the end things usually work out in ways you can't imagine. James parents are dead, and not only do his to acts yell at him in his care, but beat him, and make sure he feels worthless. But James knows there's more out there to see, and hopes of someday escaping. He's forced to chop firewood one day and finds a strange man there, but he's not afraid. The man gives him a bag filled with more magic one can explain, James is unaware that this magic, could take him halfway across the world, with sights of cloud men, sharks, and giant creatures but he's soon to find out.
    When all this magic is held in one bag, in James' tiny hands, he watches all the magic slip away from him by one mistake. His life is ruined. Or so he thought? With one dose of magic to an unfertile peach tree, a peach begins to grow. Not only is this peach used for transportation for James in the future but home to many friends with hopes of adventure. And that's exactly what they get.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LOOKED EVERYWHERE FOR THIS DVD

    IT TOOK ME TO THIS YEAR TO FIND THIS MOVIE ON DVD. IT IS THE LOVE OF MY GRANDSONS LIFE. HE IS NOW 10 AND HE STILL FEELS THAT WAY. I GAVE IT TO HIM FOR EASTER AND HE SAID IT WAS BETTER THAN THE CANDY. IT'S FUN FOR EVERYONE. ALL FAMILIES SHOULD HAVE THIS ONE IN THEIR HOME DVD LIBRARY.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    James Comes to Life

    My grandmother gave me this book on my 9th birthday and I just saw this movie and found it to be an excellent film. Highly recommend it for the kids!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Buy this movie for yourself--never mind kids!

    ''James and the Giant Peach'' is a uniquely artistic, funny, adventuresome experience for viewers of all ages. It's a surrealistic, ''Cinderella'' meets the ''Wizard of Oz'' meets ''The Nightmare Before Christmas''...only better!!!! Parts are almost reminiscent of today's rock videos (Creed, et al)----incredible!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome!

    You will find yourself drawn into this flick! It's a true modern day masterpiece. If you like Tim Burton's work, you've got to catch this one; it's a beautiful piece of work that'll grab at your heart right from the start and take it on a rollercoaster ride. Awesome, awesome, awesome!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GREAT from Jacksonville

    What can I say? Tim Burton worked on this film. It's amazing the detail that was thought about in making this movie. And what a wonderful classic story to draw from. Highly recommended!!!!

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