Labyrinth Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly

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The movie was about a teenage girl(Jennifer Conelly)who got forced into another dimension by reciting a line from her favorite poem to make her baby brother go away. To her suprise he did and now she has no choice but to navigate her way through a giant stone labyrinth filled with mysterious trap doors and talking rocks to face the goblin king, Jareth,(David Bowie) who kidnapped her brother. She has to retrieve him before midnight or her brother will become the son of Jareth.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Schumer

Sarah (Connelly) is a typical troubled teenager - troubled but with good intentions - who spends her time daydreaming and fantasizing about escaping reality. In a fit of drama, she frustratedly wishes her baby half-brother Toby away to the Goblin King Jareth(Bowie). Upon realizing the reality of her situation, she bargains with Jareth, who is apparently smitten with her, for the return of Toby if she can find her way through the labyrinth to his castle within thirteen hours. Along the way, Sarah encounters a host of fantastic creatures and characters who help her learn that life isn't always fair and that she should never take anything for granted.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bret Terry

Sarah williams (played by Jeniffer Connelly) has a wild imagination. This imagination is what gets her in trouble.
When she wishes for the goblins to take her baby step brother away. What Sarah states at the beginning of the film and realises at the end is that all the things that had occurred had happened to bide Jareth's time. Jareth (played by David Bowie) kidnapped Toby so that he could use the thirteen hours to convince Sarah that she loved him.

The review of this Movie prepared by nicole Spriggs

Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is always daydreaming about living in a world where fairytales are reality. One regrettable night, Sarah is stuck at home babysitting her aggravating little brother, Toby (Toby Froud), and makes a wish that he be taken away by the Goblin King. Jareth the Goblin King (David Bowie) promptly arrives and whisks Toby off to his castle at the center of a labyrinth. Sarah must find her way through the labyrinth within thirteen hours to find her baby brother and bring him back home safely. Along the way, she meets a bunch of bizarre muppet creatures who teach her morals and values better than her father and stepmother seem to do.

The review of this Movie prepared by Kelsey Grimm

Sixteen-year-old Sarah Williams longs for freedom from her obnoxious toddler half-brother. When left to baby-sit for the crying infant, Sarah impulsively wishes for the Goblin King, a character from her favorite book, to take her brother away. When her wish comes true and Jareth takes the babe away, Sarah must run the Goblin King's labyrinth and defeated before thirteen hours have run out.
The review of this Movie prepared by AJ

Sarah is a teen with an active imagination. She summons the evil Goblin King from her favorite storybook to take her baby brother away. When it actually happens, Sarah must solve a Labyrinth in 13 hours or else Toby will turn into a goblin forever. There's a small amount of romance between Sarah and Jareth.
The review of this Movie prepared by CrystalSister

"I wish the goblins would come and take you away right now", are the fateful words that Sarah, a young girl on the edge of maturity, utters on a dark and stormy night. Never in wildest dreams did she imagine they would actually come and take her baby brother away. And they do. They wisk him off to the land of the Underground, a large Labyrinth in which the Goblin King, Jareth, rules over all. Now Sarah has, "13 hours in which to solve the labyrinth, or your baby brother will become one of us, forever, such a pity..." So Sarah sets off through the labyrinth in order to save Toby before he's turned into a goblin. On her journey she meets a cowardly dwarf, Hoggle, a loveable beast, Ludo, and a noble fox, Sir Didymus, and his loyal steed, Ambrosious.
The review of this Movie prepared by DustyZiggStar

A teenager named Sara feels angry towards her dad and stepmom, who ask her to babysit for her brother, Toby. She is angry and wishes that the goblins would come and take him away, and Jareth, the Goblin King, appears and steals her brother. Sara is given several hours to make it through a complicated labyrinth with many dangers by herself in order to rescue her brother from the Goblin City. She learns that things are not always what they seem, and not always fair.
The review of this Movie prepared by Amanthrael

The main character, Sarah, must, after accidentally getting her baby brother Toby kidnapped by the Goblin King, rescue him from the goblin king, Jareth, within 13 hours. If she fails to do so, Toby must stay in Jareth's land forever. Along the way she befriends several of Jareth's subjects, including a big orange yeti, a cowardly dwarf, and an excessivly noble squirrle-like knight. The songs (by David Bowie) and costumes are incredible, and the puppets are more lifelike than the majority of CGI characters. Sarah, however, is a bit of a ditz and difficult to sympathize with.
The review of this Movie prepared by Lorcan9

This movie is about a young girl named Sarah, who thinks that nothing goes right in her life, She feels alone and that no one listens to her. One night babysitting once again for her step brother Toby she wishes him away, by accidently saying the right words. He is taken by The Goblin King into this complex Labyrinth. There she travels through it trying to save him, but in reality she is saving herself, she is letting go of the past, and facing a struggle with growing up.
The review of this Movie prepared by Marie Isabelle Gasper

Sarah, a young teenage girl,is constantly expected to baby sit her baby brother, Toby, while her father and stepmother go out. She then calls upon the Goblin King, Jareth, to take her brother away. She then has to save him by finding her way to the castle at the center of the labyrinth.
The review of this Movie prepared by Garbage Girl

Sarah Williams, a less-than average teenager, gets stuck babysitting her baby brother, Toby, when she wishes him off to the goblin city, underground. The goblin king, Jareth, visits her and informs her that the only way to get her brother back is to get through his Labyrinth.
The review of this Movie prepared by Lily

A Jim Henson movie about a labyrinth, a goblin King, a young lady and lots of goblins. The Goblin King, Jareth, has fallen in love with Sarah and takes her baby brother away in order to get to Sarah. Sarah must make it through the labyrinth and rescue her brother before the 13 hours are up. Sarah meets lots of charactrs through her journey of the labyrinth and Jim Henson's creatons of the puppets is magnificant! A must for children and adults alike.
The review of this Movie prepared by Nancy Ferrinda

Script Analysis of Labyrinth

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on another world/distant past Coming of age    -   Yes he'll/she'll become:    -   an adult (general) Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Explore plotlet:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomenon    -   rescue mission

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Forests?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   fort/castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph

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