The Secret of Moonacre Movie Review/Giveaway 3 Winners!! – Holiday Gift Guide

Having a ten year old boy in the house always ensures that there will be action and adventure type movies to be seen. I received an email a couple months ago saying – Move over Harry Potter and make way for The Secret of Moonacre. Of course I was intrigued enough to ask if I could review this movie.

I watched the movie with my son and we both really enjoyed the movie. I wouldn’t recommend it for the little ones. My 2 year daughter would not have enjoyed it. But if you liked the Narnia Chronicles and Harry Potter movies, you’ll love this one. It’s filled with adventure and action, perfect combination.

After 13-year-old Maria Merryweather’s father dies, she is left orphaned and homeless, and is forced to leave her luxurious London home to go and live at the mysterious Moonacre Manor with Sir Benjamin , an eccentric uncle she didn’t know she had. Soon Maria finds herself in a crumbling moonlit world torn apart by a hatred borne of an ancient feud with the dark and sinister De Noir family. Maria discovers that she is the last Moon Princess and, guided by an unlikely mix of allies, she must unearth the secrets of her past before the 5000th moon rises and Moonacre disappears into the sea forever.

Sounds wonderful doesn’t it!

Secret of Moonacre is based on Elizabeth Goudge’s Carnegie Medal-winning novel “The Little White Horse” (one of the inspirations for Harry Potter and The Narnia Chronicles). The movie cast includs: Dakota Blue Richards(The Golden Compass), Juliet Stevenson (Triage, Bend It Like Beckham), Tim Curry( The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Charlie’s Angels), Natascha McElhone (“Californication,” The Truman Show) and Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four, King Arthur).

I would really recommend this movie. It’s a great family movie that you and the kids will enjoy! (just maybe not the little ones) Want a copy of your own? Want to buy it? Check out Amazon.

There are 3 copies to giveaway!!!

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Giveaway ends December 6th at 9:00pm est. US shipping. I received all of the above mentioned products to facilitate the this review. This did not affect my opinions. My opinions are my own.

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I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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