When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. Written by
20th Century Fox
Tim Burton: [distorted female faces] E.g., Claire eats from a mouth in the back of her head rather than her normal mouth. The Ymbrynes turn entirely to birds. See more »
Millard is invisible but his clothing is visible, yet the Hollowgasts are invisible and so is their clothing. They are different kinds of creatures with different mechanisms of invisibility. See more »
[Emma is keeping Baron pinned against a wall by using her perculiarity]
Eventually you're gonna run out of breath. And then it'll be all over. Death for your beloved Jake, and Miss Peregrine. Everlasting life for me.
[Barron takes a whiff of Emma's breath]
Ewww. And a mint for you!
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I read the excellent original novel in an afternoon, and had quickly downloaded the others in the trilogy to finish over the weekend having been mesmerized by the characters. My son, also immensely enjoyed the books and read them as quickly; and my daughter had heard us continuously talking about how good the books were. The movie had so much potential, but sadly left both myself and my children disappointed. Eva Green is mesmerizing as always, but why oh why re-write an excellent story into a hotch-potch of ideas that don't work as well as the original? Was such a drastic re-write necessary? It's not as if modern film making methods couldn't have coped with the magic of the book. The beauty of the original story was lost, rushed and slightly non-sensical in parts. Save your money - read the book instead.
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