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The New Zealand Herald
Tricky task translating Dahl to filmaction from England to the States, DeVito stuck quite close to the original. I
Tricky task translating Dahl to film
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
action from England to the States, DeVito stuck quite close to the original. If you have your own crazy idea, go with it Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Plot in a sentence: An impish fox has to recruit help after his chicken-thieving makes his family... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Be prepared for giant-sized funIn Disney's fantasy-adventure The BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based o
Be prepared for giant-sized fun
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
In Disney's fantasy-adventure The BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Roald Dahl's beloved classic, a precocious 10-year old named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) befriends the BFG (Big Friendly Giant). Political correctness has jumped the shark... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Be prepared for giant-sized funPolitical correctness has jumped the shark when the manglish spoken by Roald Da
Be prepared for giant-sized fun
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Political correctness has jumped the shark when the manglish spoken by Roald Dahl’s BFG is reinterpreted as an embarrassing speech defect. The giant at the heart of this children’s classic is meant to be gentle, but director Steven Spielberg... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
In Glaswegian and Gobblefunk - youngsters are told to pick up a bookYOUNG readers will be transported to gloriumptious new worlds this summer as th
In Glaswegian and Gobblefunk - youngsters are told to pick up a book
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
YOUNG readers will be transported to gloriumptious new worlds this summer as the Roald Dahl-themed reading challenge takes over Glasgow's libraries. Summer Reading Challenge – The Big Friendly Read - will phizz-whizz around the city to encourage... Read more
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walesonline
These pupils celebrated the works of Roald Dahl in his home cityPupils and staff dressed up for the occasion and took part in a range of activi
These pupils celebrated the works of Roald Dahl in his home city
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Pupils and staff dressed up for the occasion and took part in a range of activities paying homage to one of the greatest voices in children’s literature. Each year group was given a Dahl book on which to base their learning and pupils worked hard to... Read more
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Philly.com
Hollywood's 15 all-time best movies based on kids' booksI see it, two of them belong on anyone's short list of truly excellent big-scre
Hollywood's 15 all-time best movies based on kids' books
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
I see it, two of them belong on anyone's short list of truly excellent big-screen interpretations of kid-lit classics. Fantastic Mr. Fox and James and the Giant Peach make my cut here among the 15 best of all time. There are talking animal... Read more
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The Coast
Summer 2016’s definitive festival guideCentral Library and Dartmouth Crossing are among the venues that'll gather the
Summer 2016’s definitive festival guide
The Coast / Posted 10 days ago
Central Library and Dartmouth Crossing are among the venues that'll gather the whole fam for flicks like The Lego Movie, Fantastic Mr. Fox and a Frozen singalong. OUT OF TOWN July 21-24 Nova Scotia Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Festival Lovers of... Read more
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walesonline
Roald Dahl's Cardiff birthplace for sale for £1.3mThe author of such children's classics as Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Ma
Roald Dahl's Cardiff birthplace for sale for £1.3m
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
The author of such children's classics as Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Matilda and Fantastic Mr Fox lived at the property in his early years. And now as it goes on the market for £1.3m, you could soon be reading to your children at bedtime in... Read more
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Newham Recorder
The Jesus and Mary Chain to headline Stratford music festival The 1-2-3-4 Festival will come to Three Mills Island in September Some of th
The Jesus and Mary Chain to headline Stratford music festival
Newham Recorder / Posted 15 days ago
The 1-2-3-4 Festival will come to Three Mills Island in September Some of the biggest names in indie rock will descend on a quiet Stratford island later this summer, accompanied by a... Read more
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Variety
At 40, Aardman Animations Stays Stubbornly Eccentriccan see the fingerprints,” Sproxton says. Aardman no longer holds a near-monop
At 40, Aardman Animations Stays Stubbornly Eccentric
Variety / Posted 17 days ago
can see the fingerprints,” Sproxton says. Aardman no longer holds a near-monopoly on stop-motion, as Wes Anderson [“The Fantastic Mr. Fox”] and Laika [“Coraline”] have entered the arena, but the company has slyly managed to keep its old-school... Read more
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Evening Standard
Love From Boy: Roald Dahl’s Letters to his MotherThe fearsome headmaster at nine-year-old Roald Dahl’s horrible boarding school
Love From Boy: Roald Dahl’s Letters to his Mother
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
The fearsome headmaster at nine-year-old Roald Dahl’s horrible boarding school might have been a Dahl-esque fictional monster. Except he was real. In order not to invite Mr Francis’s wrath and avoid intensifying the anxiety of his much loved and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Video game review: 'Star Fox Zero' is a fun space shooter that doesn't quite hit its targetstuffed animal versions of the Star Fox team on the home screen that look like
Video game review: 'Star Fox Zero' is a fun space shooter that doesn't quite hit its target
The Oklahoman / Posted 28 days ago
stuffed animal versions of the Star Fox team on the home screen that look like they could be rejects from Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” to the voice at the beginning of every mission that says “good luck,” “Star Fox Zero” is chock-full of... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Video game review: 'Star Fox Zero' is a fun space shooter that doesn't quite hit its targetstuffed animal versions of the Star Fox team on the home screen that look like
Video game review: 'Star Fox Zero' is a fun space shooter that doesn't quite hit its target
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 28 days ago
stuffed animal versions of the Star Fox team on the home screen that look like they could be rejects from Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” to the voice at the beginning of every mission that says “good luck,” “Star Fox Zero” is chock-full of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Roald Dahl’s most swashboggling words are going into a dictionaryDahl famously invented words to stop his readers getting so bored they closed t
Roald Dahl’s most swashboggling words are going into a dictionary
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Dahl famously invented words to stop his readers getting so bored they closed their books and watched TV. Gumplewink, grobbled and sleep squiggler were unused but found in his archive during research for the book. With his love of wordplay, Dahl... Read more

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