Movie Review: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
The movie takes the story of the Nutcracker and brings to life a new tale with the Four Realms and Clara, who has lost her mother.
I was really excited to see this movie as the trailers were fantastic. However, it left a lot of questions unanswered including depth of Clara and the other members of the Four Realms. Loved Jayden Fowora-Knight as the Nutcracker/ Captain Philip Hoffman.
The ending was too short and easy as well. What could’ve been an awesome story seemed to be a lot of fluff and little substance. For example, Clara is supposed to be super smart and a wiz at science and physics. Yet, she uses very little of it during the movie or the ending. Which I would’ve thought she’d have bigger challenges and difficulting beating the bad guy instead of such a simple solution.
I’d have liked more information about her mother too. Why didn’t she tell her family about the Four Realms? Why never mention them to her daughter?
Not a terrible movie, but don’t expect a deep story.
My rating 3.0 stars out of 5
Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, and historical romance.
Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.