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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Jason Bateman
Natalie Portman
Dustin Hoffman
Zach Mills
Directors
Zach Helm
Screenwriters
Zach Helm
Running Time
94 minutes

Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium
Where does he get those wonderful toys?


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Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium

Plot
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.


Verdict
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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