Zathura: A Space Adventure Reviews

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September 29, 2020
There are moments in Zathura of pure delight and wonder.
April 29, 2020
Zathura is a kids movie that doesn't demean its target audience... This is a solid A-grade experience for young viewers and kids at heart.
November 3, 2019
Fun for the whole family, Zathura is an adventure ride you'll find yourself wanting to take again and again.
November 7, 2012
Zathura is a space circus of the surreal that recalls a time when the likes of Joe Dante ruled the pre-adolescent pop sphere.
April 29, 2009
It doesn't talk down its audience, it doesn't paint clichés, it doesn't insult our intelligence, and its entertainment is enjoyable for both adults and children. That's rare.
April 8, 2007
At times it seemed like events were occurring just so the kids, or the kids in the audience, could learn their lesson a little bit more.
February 22, 2007
A lively, imaginative tall tale that should thrill young audiences and engage their parents.
January 5, 2007
A practically-perfect family flick which delivers a big lesson about the true meaning of brotherly love.
December 30, 2006
Charming children's adventure with some superb performances from the young cast.
November 17, 2006
For those who love the majesty of the solar system, the thrill of space battles, and the adventure of finding secret passageways in old houses, this movie should be just the ticket.
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
September 23, 2006
June 24, 2006
Favreau gratifyingly prevents the film from becoming a mere maelstrom of CG effects by pushing the brothers' amusing bickering to the fore...
May 12, 2006
March 31, 2006
Despite its peculiar name and the fact it bears a strong resemblance to Jumanji -- another film inspired by a book by children's author Van Allsburg -- it's hard not to like Zathura.
February 21, 2006
Any game is more fun to play than to watch others play, even if it involves death-defying stunts and harrowing alien encounters that would frighten even the heartiest souls.
February 18, 2006
February 18, 2006
...rarely dull...
February 11, 2006
If you enjoyed Jumanji, the Robin Williams film about the board game with the wild animals that come to life, then ... the rest of this sentence should read: "...you are a dullard who should be slapped repeatedly."
February 11, 2006
The effects are extremely good. Rather than opt for CGI overload, director Favreau and effects guru Stan Winston have elected to use good old-fashioned solid objects, which are entirely suited to the 1950s design of the game.
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