Journey to the Center of the Earth
|Starring||Anita Briem, Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson|
|Genre(s)||Action, Adventure, Family, Science Fiction|
One scientist’s radical theories have completely tarnished his reputation among other scholars. With his lab on the verge of being shut down, his brother’s son lands on his doorstep for an extended stay. Before long, the two realize the timing might just be perfect to finish the search for the center of the earth his brother never returned from. The two find themselves in Iceland and after a series of unexpected predicaments, they and their tour guide find themselves falling and falling deeper into the inner-workings of the earth itself.
Sample F.I.L.M. Curriculum Questions:
In the book, Professor Lidenbrock, Axel, and Hans were prepared with water and food for a portion of their journey. In the movie, Trevor, Sean, and Hannah had not planned on a journey, however they survived this unexpected journey because of Hannah’s preparedness. List the supplies you can remember that she had in her backpack. Why did they prove important to their journey? What would you have in your backpack if you were able to begin a journey? What do you have in your backpack, purse, or wallet that helps you on your journey every day?
How is Professor Lindenbrock different from Trevor? How do each of the men treat their nephews? With which character would you rather go on a journey?