Jack the Giant Slayer
Jack the Giant Slayer is a 2013 American fantasy adventure film based on the British fairy tales Jack and The Beanstalk and Jack the Giant Killer. The film is directed by Bryan Singer (Best known as the director of X-Men) with a screenplay written by Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney and stars Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, and Ewan McGregor.
The film tells the story of Jack, a young farmhand who must rescue a princess from a race of towering giants after inadvertently opening a gateway to their land in the sky.
Why It Rocks
- Marvelous acting including Stanley Tucci, Bill Nighy, Nicolas Hoult and John Kassir.
- Jack is courageous and cunning as he puts plans together like staying out of sight from the Giants in Gantua and putting the last bean into General Fallon's mouth.
- Stanley Tucci did extremely well with his British accent and his role as Roderick.
- Bill Nighy's voice as General Fallon was well chosen.
- Decent cinematography.
- It flopped miserably in the box office.
- The uncanny valley on the giants looks obvious.