Matilda is a sweet and smart six year old with the worst of parents. Dany DeVito and Rhea Perlman ham it up to the max as her parents and are clearly having fun. Danny DeVito directs, and successfully keeps Raol Dahl’s dark humour. Children get tortured, thrown and abused in way only Dahl can do.
It’s a funny, sweet and very entertaining film (5/5)
Mara Elizabeth Wilson, (Matilda) now 28 has been in ‘Gilmore Girls’.
Embeth Davidtz, who plays Matilda’s teacher was in Mad Men (2009-2012).
Pam Ferris plays the Agatha Trunchbull, the tyrannical principal. She starred on television as Ma Larkin in The Darling Buds of May and Aunt Marge in ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’.