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The Spiderwick Chronicles Reviews


Moviehole
February 27, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Entertainment Weekly
October 24, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Brian Oliver
Movieman's Guide to the Movies
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3.75/5
Liam Cullin
Empire Movies
August 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
July 8, 2008
that rare film that speaks to the adult in kid, and the kid in the adult with equal eloquence
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Gabriel Powers
DVDActive.com
July 2, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10

Empire Magazine
July 2, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Don Houston
DVDTalk.com
June 26, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mike Long
DVDSleuth.com
June 25, 2008
Youngsters who may not be ready for the frank darkness of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix may be better suited for the kinder, but still imaginative offerings of The Spiderwick Chronicles.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
June 24, 2008
the fact that the film works inner turmoil into the fabric of the story gives it a genuine emotional edge that is all too often lacking in movies aimed at kids
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze
June 19, 2008
Tosses together hobgoblins and home-alone latchkey kids with tomato sauce baggies as instruments of battle, bad parenting, and boy and girl savior daydreams fulfilled on screen.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
June 19, 2008
The features on this two-disc edition of The Spiderwick Chronicles begs the question: Does Mark Waters have stocks in Morton and Campbell's?
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
June 19, 2008
...there are some touching scenes as well, which ensure this isn't just another juvenile fantasy/action adventure. (Blu-ray Edition)
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10