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Movie Review: ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ is Packed with Young Actors

February 01, 2008

From the beloved best-selling series of books comes The Spiderwick Chronicles, starring Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte with Joan Plowright and David Strathairn and the voices of Seth Rogan and Martin Short.  The Spiderwick Chronicles is a fantasy adventure for the child in all of us.  Freddie Highmore does double duty, and an American accent to boot, playing twins Jared and Simon Grace.  The boys, their teenage sister Mallory (Sarah Bolger), and mom (Mary-Louise Parker) have moved into the rural mansion that once belonged to their great-uncle Spiderwick.  Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family moves into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick.  Read More