Mr. Magorium (Hoffman) decides the time has come to leave his magical toy shop in the hands of his assistant, Mahoney (Portman). But the frustrated young woman isn’t sure she has what it takes to run the Wonder Emporium.
Structurally it’s a bit ragtag, but, as your mum would say, it has its heart in the right place. For all its wilful oddness it’s enchanting, imaginative and genuinely moving.
Reviewed by Olly Richards
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