Kw-logo-smaller

R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly DVD Review

R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly DVD Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Sep 25, 2008
( Rating: 3 Star Rating)

From the brain behind Goosebumps comes the story of a kid whose ability to talk to ghosts might mean the difference between being cool and being a loser in his school. Kidzworld gets spooky with Mostly Ghostly.

From the brain behind Goosebumps comes the story of a kid whose ability to talk to ghosts might mean the difference between being cool and being a loser in his school. Kidzworld gets spooky with Mostly Ghostly.

Magic Man

Max Doyle is a magician and a geek with very few friends at school, and a dad and brother who think he should spend less time doing tricks and more time playing sports. At the same time, Max is hearing whispers coming from his family’s walls, whispers that sound like ghosts. But no one’s about believe that—not from the weirdest kid in school, anyway!

Spirited Away

Turns out, the weird kid was right—there are ghosts! Two of them in fact, Tara and Nicky Roland, and they used to live in Max’s house. That is, before they and their ghost hunter parents were turned into ghouls themselves. The Rolands were sent away by a bunch of angry spirits and their leader, the ultra evil Phears, and the only way to find them is through a secret tunnel in the Doyles’ basement. But they need the help of a living friend to get into the tunnel…and that friend is Max.

Too Ghoul for School

While Max is busy getting ready for his school talent show, the evil Phears steals Tara. Max heads down the tunnel to try to save her, but she gives him a magic ring and tells him he must return, because on Halloween Phears will be at his full powers. At the talent show Max gets some ghostly help from Nicky, but is magic enough to keep Phears and his ghastly crew from taking over? Can Max save Tara and find the Rolands? And will Max ever be cool?

DVD Features

Nothing, aside from a choice between widescreen and full screen. There’s nothing spooky about that! Boo-ring!

Bottom Line

The Mostly Ghostly book series was crazy popular, so this first movie adaptation has the potential to become a whole series of movies. Like lots of R.L. Stine’s stuff, it’s scary and funny at the same time. And with a cast that includes Ali Lohan and Noah Cyrus, the movie is good fun with some big names.

Rating:3

Related Stories:
1 Comment

latest videos

F1122661227312

Fave R.L. Stine Series? Vote!

  • Fear Street.
  • Goosebumps.
  • Nightmare Room.
  • Rotten School.

related stories

HorrorLand is a new 12-book series by R. L. Stine that's based on two books: One Day At HorrorLan...
Micro_werewolf-fever-swamp-micro
If you haven’t yet read any of the books in R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps series, you have a lot of ca...

Entertainment in the forums

poppyloppy101
poppyloppy101 posted in TV Shows:
ANIME IS AWESOME! Guys, plz plz plz watch some or at least one of these as there r many! : Naruto, Bleach, Anthetica of a rouge hero ( which is hilarious! for ppl over 9 is advised ... ) , Hybrid child, Free , Pokemon, Digimon, Yu-gi-oh, Bakugan, Legends of Korra, Dragon ball z kai ( which is EPIC! ) there are many more but these were from what i could remember! enjoy and if u watch all: U ROCK!!! If u find anymore good ones add me!  :)
reply about 1 hour
LAZY778
LAZY778 posted in TV Shows:
Agents of Sheild!! I love that show!
reply about 5 hours
LAZY778
LAZY778 posted in TV Shows:
Agents of Sheild!! I love that show!
reply about 5 hours
Winter_Boy
Winter_Boy posted in Movies:
Harry Potter.
reply about 7 hours
Prin12
Prin12 posted in Latest Trends:
Mad
reply about 7 hours

play online games