by Ramya


The film highlights grief through the fantastical elements of Slumberland but isn't as engaging emotionally as it should have been. November 18, 2022 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review… Jason Momoa shows a different side in Slumberland as the man-beast of your dreams, but the Netflix film struggles to stay awake.

Is Slumberland a good movie? 

Based on the comic book series Little Nemo in Slumberland by Winsor McCay.

Is Slumberland based on Little Nemo? 

A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again.

What is Slumberland movie about? 

The inspiration for the movie, based on the comic strip “Little Nemo in Slumberland” by Winsor McCay, can be found at the Jaffe Center, as the story's original comics are part of the collection at the Boca Raton campus. To commemorate the film's release, these limited-edition items will be on display until Dec. 18.

What is Slumberland based on? 

The protagonist, Nemo, displays a small, or "deformed," fin that is a congenital result of a fatal attack on his mother and sibling eggs—a corporeal characteristic that the story surrounds, yet does not drown in.

Why is Nemo disabled? 

Another dark Pixar theory suggests the animated film predominantly set under the sea is meant to showcase the tragic loss in the eyes of a husband and father. More specifically, the theory posits that Nemo never existed in the movie, and instead was a figment of Marlin the clownfish's imagination.

What is the dark secret behind Nemo? 

This inventive ride, driven by perceptive performances from its stars, particularly young Barkley, blends family-friendly adventure with mature themes like overcoming grief and loss.

Is Slumberland Movie for kids?