Director: Will Gluck
Stars: Bernardo Santos, Colin Moody, Daisy Ridley, Deborah Rock, Domhnall Gleeson, Elizabeth Debicki, Emma Louise Saunders, Fayssal Bazzi, James Corden, Jill Buchanan, Margot Robbie, Matt Lucas, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Sia, Terenia Edwards, Tom Greaves, Vauxhall Jermaine
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Peter Rabbit is a children’s movie, which ticks all the boxes and nails every one of them. It is a movie based on the classic books by Beatrix Potter and starring the actor James Corden as the voice of Peter Rabbit. This movie is perfect for those kids and adults who are young at heart. You can strap yourself in for a hundred minutes of slapstick craze along with a side order of fuzzy and warm.
Nowadays, family movies are more likely to fall into 2 categories – ones, which aim to be enjoyed by both children and adults, and those, which are firmly aimed at children that adults may also enjoy. Peter Rabbit (2018) is very much in the second group but there is nothing wrong with that.
The great thing about this movie is that a huge deal of the comedy glosses over its roughness. There is a zoo of supporting fauna, every with their own recurring gag; a cockerel who is amazed each day to find that the sun has risen, a camp Pigling Band whose voracity gets the better of his civilized behaviors. You will find some creative, Paddington-style slapstick with the movie, and lots of thruway quips, which keep the film buoyant.
Surely, you will have a difficult time calming your children after they watch this movie because they will be buzzing. The movie takes 1 hour and 35 minutes and it is rated PG.