Film review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’ ★★★

The old adage may be that dog is a man’s best friend, but for a boy left lost, alone and frightened in a northern wilderness a kindly, protective dragon makes for an effective substitute. Full of the mythical adventure and magical spirit that allows for kids of all ages to dream, Pete’s Dragon is a welcome reminder of an increasingly antiquated sentiment ebbing away in the real world.

Pete’s Dragon roars into UK cinemas on 12th August – read the full Candid Magazine review here.