The most one-dimensional, farcical daydream we’ve ever had to endure.
Two children – the archetypal loner boy and the new girl who doesn’t fit in – journey to a magical land populated by strange creatures where they rule as royalty. Pushing the envelope?
Hardly: Bridge to Terabithia is fairy tale paint-by-numbers. It’s all too easy to deride innocent entertainment and family fun through a pedantic analysis of angle, scene, script and score. Instead, we’ll simply point out that this is the most one-dimensional, farcical daydream we’ve ever had to endure.