This winning novel for the younger set
also has an appeal for a wide range of older audiences too.
is the story of one kid's adventure at Camp Greenlake, a juvenile
detention camp in the middle of a dried-up Texas lake bed, where
he was sent after being falsely accused for stealing a pair of
The movie's mix of comedy, drama, mystery,
and adventure has a clever impressive look.
You will be pleasantly surprised, I was!
Did you know that digging holes, all day
long, in the hot Texas sun, builds character? Or is it just an
excuse to find something hidden in the desert for over a hundred
Based on the best-selling novel of the
same name, this odd piece of storytelling (with its three different
tales) is great family fun.
It's a mystery with interesting characters,
strange legends, and poisonous lizards, and although the ending
was a little too Disney for me, it's an enjoyable romp.
The well-liked kids adventure book, Holes,
makes for a bright and happy on-screen story.
The movie balances seriousness, silliness,
The young actors play their parts with
the relaxed point of regular boys, with the adult actors joining
in with the same cheerful involvement.