Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

By Spencer Reifel |staff writer|

Inspired by Ransom Riggs’ novel, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” hit theaters on Sept. 30 and received a 64% approval rate according to Rotten Tomatoes.

The film centers around Jake (Asa Butterfield). It follows his journey to Miss Peregrine’s Home for peculiar children after the death of his grandfather.

You get taken back in time through Jake’s memory. Through his memories, he finds his way to Miss Peregrine’s home of peculiar children. He discovers clues that lead mystery that stretches across time, leading him to the house of peculiar children.

Director, Tim Burton, sets up the film by introducing the actors and production with behind the scene photos.

Even though the use of bright colors was well used throughout the film, Burton did not miss the opportunity to include his signature dark and creepy ways.

The use of CGI was a crucial part of this movie with the aspects of the children and the whole aspect of the dangerous group and their appearance for example, a scene of two figures fighting in the addict has a very Burton-est. feel to it.

From the scene of introduction to the house where Miss Peregrines lives and the introduction of bright colors, everything seemed to flow together.

The danger is in a group of people, led by a man name Barron, played by Samuel L. Jackson, he is shown at the start of the movie while Jake is heading to his grandfather’s house.

This group is after the children, as you learn why Miss Peregrine’s takes care of them.

Barron becomes a larger part and more well-known throughout the climax of the movie. He is the main villain in the movie, and the way he leaves the movie is a quite peculiar way.

The casting was paired effortlessly with the script and shared great relation with the colors and CGI uses.

This movie has just a little creepiness and happiness to pull you away from reality into fancy for a few hours.

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