When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends.Written by
20th Century Fox
Based on the popular novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs. He has released three books in the series. The sequel to the first book is "Hollow City", followed by "Library of Souls", which are both now available. See more »
When Jake and Emma are leaving after Jake's first visit in the loop they take a selfie with Jake's phone. In the resulting picture however, they have switched places. See more »
I read the excellent original novel in an afternoon, and had quickly downloaded the others in the trilogy to finish over the weekend having been mesmerized by the characters. My son, also immensely enjoyed the books and read them as quickly; and my daughter had heard us continuously talking about how good the books were. The movie had so much potential, but sadly left both myself and my children disappointed. Eva Green is mesmerizing as always, but why oh why re-write an excellent story into a hotch-potch of ideas that don't work as well as the original? Was such a drastic re-write necessary? It's not as if modern film making methods couldn't have coped with the magic of the book. The beauty of the original story was lost, rushed and slightly non-sensical in parts. Save your money - read the book instead.
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