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Australian Box Office Report: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children wins for school holidays

Seems schoolkids – as well as parents and guardians – are really into the weird and wonderful, with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children topping the box office at $4 million this week.  It beat out The Secret Life of Pets , which took an impressive $3.3 million in its foutta week of release after being at number 1 last week, following a comeback.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (USA, 2016) is enjoyable and visually pleasing but inconsistent

Whilst Tim Burton is far from being back to his winning form, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is at least a step in the right direction for a filmmaker who has always found comfort in showcasing the weird and wonderful. Though the film slightly feels like a fantasy cash-in, much in the way features like Eragon and The Golden Compass did in the wake of the Harry Potter films, Burton embraces the heightened sense of reality screenwriter Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, Kingsman: The Secret Service) – working off Ransom Riggs’s novel – has adopted here, injecting a serious bout of camp into proceedings for good measure.... Continue Reading

Watch Tim Burton take us inside the peculiar world of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Tim Burton’s new film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, is based on the best-selling novel of the same name. And this week we’ve been given a bit more insight into the anticipated movie, with a featurette being released, seeing Director Tim Burton take us inside the story’s most peculiar world.... Continue Reading