The Spiderwick chronicles


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9781415739211, 1415739218


General Note
Based on the book by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
General Note
DVD release of the 2008 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: "Spiderwick: it's all true!" featurette; "It's a Spiderwick world!" featurette; "Arthur Spiderwick's field guide" with optional in-movie mode.
Creation/Production Credits
Production designer, James Bissell ; edited by Michael Kahn ; co-producers, Tom Peitzman, Steve Barnett, Julie Kane-Ritsch ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston and Odette Gadoury ; visual effects supervisors, Tim Alexander, Pablo Helman ; creature supervisor, Phil Tippett ; music composed by James Horner ; special effects by Industrial Light and Magic ; special effects supervisors, Michael Lantieri, Louis Craig.
Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Sarah Bolger, Andrew McCarthy, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short.
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for scary creature action and violence, peril, and some thematic elements.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Waters, M. S., Kirkpatrick, K., Berenbaum, D., Sayles, J., Canton, M., Franco, L. J., Goldsmith-Vein, E., Pistor, J., DiTerlizzi, T., Black, H., Deschanel, C., Highmore, F., Parker, M., Nolte, N., Bolger, S., McCarthy, A., Plowright, J., Strathairn, D., Rogen, S., Short, M., Bissell, J., Kahn, M., Johnston, J., Gadoury, O., & Horner, J. (2008). The Spiderwick chronicles (Widescreen.). Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mark S. Waters et al.. 2008. The Spiderwick Chronicles. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mark S. Waters et al.. The Spiderwick Chronicles Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Waters, Mark S., et al. The Spiderwick Chronicles Widescreen., Paramount Home Entertainment, 2008.

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