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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Dustin Hoffman
Robin Williams
James V Hart
Nick Castle
Malia Scotch Marmo
Directors
Steven Spielberg
Screenwriters
Running Time
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Hook
Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan in Spielberg's bloated, but visually fun, spin on the classic tale.


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Plot
Peter Banning (Williams) is a grown man who has utterly forgotten he was ever a child. Uptight and stern, he lives in denial of who he once was - Peter Pan - until Captain Hook (Hoffman) kidnaps his children. He must journey back into Neverland, and with the help of Tinkerbell (Roberts) and the Lost Boys, rescue them.


Verdict
How did such a dream project on paper turn out so wrong. It should remain one of the great mysteries of cinema. The less said about this one, the better. For Spielberg completists only.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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