I went to dinner and a movie with a friend from high school today, and ended up seeing The BFG. Now, I haven’t read Roald Dahl’s novel in a long time, but I remember the book fondly, because through my childhood I read the book every month or so. I was excited to see what the movie held, and while I wasn’t disappointed, I do have some thoughts on the film.
I’ll admit it. I love Quvenzhané Wallis in just about every movie she has been in. I loved Beasts of the Southern Wild more than I can say. I saw Annie TWICE in theaters. I read Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet so I could go see the movie. I have loved watching this kid act since she was tiny, and when I heard it had been announced that she had been cast in Counting by 7’s, I knew I had to read the book before the movie came out.