Hook (Blu-ray + DVD)


Regular price $8.99

Brand: Sony Pictures

Color: color

Edition: Blu-ray + DVD


  • Shrink-wrapped

Format: Blu-ray

Genre: Children/Family

Publisher: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Release Date: 01-11-2011

Details: Steven Spielberg's deeply flawed but sporadically fun and moving update of the Peter Pan legend stars Robin Williams as the grown-up Pan, a corporate-takeover type who must embrace his old identity in order to save his kids from Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman). The stars put on a good show, including Hoffman's read of Hook's hysterical personality, Julia Roberts mini-turn as a tiny Tinker Bell, and Maggie Smith's touching performance as the aged Wendy. The visual contrast between the adult Pan's bustling outside world and the insulated fantasy of Neverland is striking, but Spielberg's ideas about the Lost Boys--politically correct in their ethnic diversity, energetic on skateboards--are contrived and cheapening. On the plus side, the story's theme about adults finding their innocence again through their children is very touching (though some people have found it cloying). If you can look beyond the glaring problems, there's plenty to like here. --Tom Keogh

UPC: 43396380875

EAN: 43396380875

Package Dimensions: 6.6 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches

Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Thai, Spanish