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A Witches Ball (film review)


Film: A Witches Ball
Year: 2017
Genre: Family
Directed By: Justin G. Dyck
Starring: Morgan Neundorf, Joey Fatone, Karen Slater
About: A Witches' Ball is about a young witch who is ready to jump in feet first into the witching world but not before leaping over some magical hurdles along the way.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf3pttO87es

My Review:
With it coming up to Halloween I decided to watch a more Halloween movie which wasn't a horror film and as a result ended up watching A Witches Ball which can be found on Netflix.

The film is about a girl who gets to be valedictorian so gets her crystal ball prior to the the ceremony of the witches. However, when it gets broken into pieces the girl goes and tries to make the ball one before the ceremony with the help of her pet rat.

I thought that this film was funny at parts and did make me enjoy the film a lot more than I expected I would. I liked how it added some adventure to the film with the map and having to find people that would be able to help fix the crystal ball which had been broken. I thought that by showing how people were able to talk through animals was good as it made the watcher understand how long distance calls were able to be done with magic. Having the bully actually understood at the end of the movie as well and why she acts the way she does highlighted how every story has two sides to it and not to judge people without the full story.

I did think however that this film could have been better and could have added more magic into it as it wasn't really shown within the movie as a whole. I also wish that they gave better understanding of how different witches know what kind of witch or wizard that they were as it is not shown in the film.

I do think that this film would be good for children looking for a Halloween movie and one with a little adventure as well. I don't know wither I would see this movie again however I am glad to have given A Witches Ball a watch.

My Rating: 3/5

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