I wanted this movie to be a magical time. I wanted it to combine the cozy familiarity of a known childhood story with the beauty of the fantasy genre. I was thinking Stardust goes to Neverland. I was dreaming of sexy Garret Hedlund Captain Hook. I was on board for gorgeously dressed fairies. I had even braced for however they decided to handle the tribe aspects, whether they went uber sensitive or super stereotypical.
Honestly, I think they thought they delivered what I was expecting. I get the feelings they sat there once it was all said and done and thought they had a beautiful fantasy movie that was gonna rock my socks off. Continue reading