Matilda

Bad parenting is played for laughs in this blackly comic adaptation of the story by gleefully misanthropic Roald Dahl. Matilda (smugly adorable Mara Wilson) is a brilliant little poppet who's roundly loathed by her squat, vulgar parents (director Danny DeVito and real-life spouse Rhea Perlman), who make up in sheer, grating noisiness what they lack in stature....read more

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