‘The BFG’ is now in theaters, and it’s one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year. Here are 5 reasons you need to see the big screen adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic!
The BFG is Disney’s latest cinematic achievement. The movie is in theaters before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, so it’s the perfect film to see with your family. If you’re feeling a little skeptical about heading to the movies, HollywoodLife.com has 5 reasons you really need to see The BFG!
1. It’s another magical book from the mind of Roald Dahl!
Roald Dahl is one of the most beloved children’s books authors. In addition to The BFG, Roald wrote some of our faves like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda and so many more. The BFG was released in 1982.
2. It’s directed by Steven Spielberg!
Steven Spielberg has directed some of our favorite films — Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hook, Jurassic Park, E.T. and more. Steven has such an incredible way of making movies and allowing our imaginations to be suspended for a while. The director revealed that now was the perfect time to make The BFG, because the technology was finally up to par. “Five years ago, we could not have made The BFG this way,” he told Collider. “The technology wasn’t there for it.”
3. The movie will make you feel all warm & fuzzy inside.
A young girl, Sophie, encounters the Big Friendly Giant, and they instantly become friends. They embark on an adventure full of thrills and laughs. The movie is bound to make you laugh, cry and smile.
4. It’s the perfect way to relax over the long weekend!
Let’s face it — we’re all going to be taking it easy over the Fourth of July weekend. So why not go and see The BFG? The movie is the perfect way to get lost in the world of imagination and fun.
5. Ruby Barnhill will melt your heart.
Ruby stars as the delightful and strong Sophie, who befriends the Big Friendly Giant. The BFG is the 12-year-old’s big screen debut. She’s adorable and proves she’s a force to be reckoned with in the film industry.
HollywoodLifers, will you be going to see The BFG? Let us know!