The BFG is a fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the classic children’s book by Roald Dahl. The film tells the story of an orphan girl named Sophie who is whisked away to Giant Country by a friendly giant known as the Big Friendly Giant (BFG). Together, they embark on a magical adventure to stop the evil giants who are threatening the human world.
The film features a mix of live-action and computer-generated imagery to bring the world of Giant Country and its inhabitants to life. It stars Ruby Barnhill as Sophie and Mark Rylance as the BFG, with supporting performances from Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, and Bill Hader.
Critics praised The BFG for its stunning visual effects and charming performances, particularly Rylance’s portrayal of the gentle giant. However, some felt that the film’s pacing was slow and that it lacked the emotional depth and darker themes of Dahl’s original book.
Overall, The BFG is a good choice for families looking for a whimsical and visually stunning adventure film that will capture the imaginations of both children and adults.
Duration: 117 min.