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Steve Spielberg’s BFG minimizes the darker elements of Roald Dahl’s classic in favor of a resolutely good-natured, visually stunning, and largely successful family-friendly adventure.
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.
“Rylance has again brought something transformational to a Spielberg film. He gives the kind of performance you can’t look away from, even with all the big-budget delights.” David Sims The Atlantic
“In Spielberg’s grasp – mixing live-action and green screen, CG and motion-capture effects – the 1982 children’s story becomes a large-scale tableau of impossibly wonderful images …” Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer