Twelve-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be for ever known as Peter Pan.
An orphan boy (Levi Miller) discovers his destiny as Peter Pan in this vividly realized fantasy, and is whisked away to an enchanted land to battle the fearsome pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman) with the help of the warrior woman Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara)..
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I am going to tell you a story about a boy who would never grow up. About the pirate who wished to kill him. About the island where fairies roamed. But this isn't the story you've heard before, because sometimes friends begin as enemies, and enemies begin as friends. Sometimes to truly understand how things end, we must first know how they begin.
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There's some things that never cease to amaze me in the film world. Huge films with great potential loved by tons of people and then bomb, and then outright flops that flop. The first is surprising because there's no way anyone can see the flop coming (like Steve Jobs), the latter is surprising because everyone can see the flop coming yet the studio and everyone involved thinks it will be a huge success, like Pan.
It there's something that really makes my jaw drop, and my tension to rise, is how the heck can a studio, that has tons of people that breathe films can greenlight a high budget flop of this size when there's flop written all over it. And then, how can someone write and direct this and think its a good thing they are doing. How, how i ask? Is everyone blind? I mean is way easier to have something great on the path to success and thinking it is bound to flop than to have something bad bound to succeed.
But hey, they keep doing it. And once here and there i keep falling. This film is just so poorly written it can be quite surprising, there's no point in the story, it goes on and on going nowhere, and without a sense of reason, is just things happening with no substance. Its like well i think this should happen, but then there's nothing to support that. Is like putting a romance out of nowhere in the film and then never talk about it, it just happened and now we have to deal with it.
The dialogue is quite bad, the performances are not good (aside from one, but i will get there in a moment), Hugh Jackman gives a weird performance, and so does Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara, poor thing, she does the best she can with what she has (which is barely something), but thats it, the performances are like this mainly because they don't have nothing to work with. Though Levi Miller gives an outstanding performance as Pan, something that should be awarded just for being able to be so great in something bad.
The action is one the few things that is satisfying, even though it is far from being something great. The production design has its moments but there's some very weird things, like the fairy world. the special effects are terrible but are far from being good, and when this happens in a film that is 99% CGI, well there's something wrong going on. The score is really the best thing is this film alongside Levi Miller. It is quite energetic and gives a special flavor that the film never produces.
In the end, i really don't know what was the point in making this origin story, that barely has a story, where a 6 year old kid could write a far better film. You just can't see this film and shake the feeling of what was the point? This is just a very weird film, it is not terrible, you are entertained, but really, what were they thinking?!
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