What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this film, while lighthearted, deals with the theme of separation of siblings, the threat that the youngest child could be turned into a goblin, and some mostly childish dangers (like being covered in a bad smell that lasts forever). Also, some of the creatures may disturb younger kids.
- Families can talk about other far-out fantasy tales, such as Alice in Wonderland.
- What do fantasy stories offer us? Is it possible to become too wrapped up in fantasy?