Zathura: A Space Adventure | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | October 12, 2015
entertainment value
The kids are authentically bratty and annoying but the film makes for a fun adventure. The practical effects make the difference.
genre Adventure | Family | Fantasy
synopsis After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut (Dax Shepard), the boys attempt to return home.
lead actors Jonah Bobo | Josh Hutcherson | Dax Shepard | Tim Robbins | Frank Oz | Derek Mears | Douglas Tait | Joe Bucaro III | Jeff Wolfe | Kristen Stewart | John Alexander
director Jon Favreau