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J. O.'s rating of the film Jack the Giant Slayer

Another case of cinema-snobbery and jaded critics neglecting this movie's true charm - it's practical effects. Large-scale models of bean stocks and the giants' world make for a lot of fun (see: Honey I Shrunk The Kids). Sure the acting wasn't spectacular, and choosing to have computer-generated giants was a mistake, but ultimately the production design was lavish and imaginative - echoes of Gilliam, even.