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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure
By using animation to tell a story, there is practically no limit to what could be shown for audiences of all ages. However, animation is mostly considered for children/families, as everyone can enjoy the artistic form of animation. However, that's where the film “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” breaks all the boundaries of animation. Based off the book series by Dav Pilkey, one might assume that because of the title, there will be toilet humor strewn throughout the film. Yes, there is the occasional gross-out joke, but (no pun intended) this is actually a clever comedic movie that is surprisingly entertaining. There is also one other thing that is kind of a distraction, but it is a nitpick nonetheless. “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” is a clever comedy that translates the books almost perfectly into animation, thanks to DreamWorks.
The plot consists of two creative friends: George Beard (Kevin Hart) and Harold Hutchins (Thomas Middl
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Vertigo
Alfred Hitchcock was considered the master of suspense, with almost every movie he made. And for good reason. His films always kept the audience guessing, and wondering what was going to happen next. Plus, there was always a hint of tension with each production Hitchcock worked on, giving the audience something to be invested in. With 1958's “Vertigo”, which could be argued as Hitchcock's masterpiece, is a prime example of what he brought forth to the big screen. There are a couple of issues surrounding the film, but the majority of the movie is definitely worth checking out. “Vertigo” may not be the master's greatest work, but it is one of his finest.
The story involves a San Francisco cop named John “Scottie” Ferguson (James Stewart), who has acrophobia, or a fear of heights resulting in vertigo. Hence the title. One day, an old friend asks John to spy on his wife, whose behavior has suddenly changed. The wife, Madeline (Kim Novak), is overseen by
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Flushed Away
Aardman Animation is a studio best known for their works dealing with stop motion animation. More specifically, the Wallace & Gromit shorts that made the company famous. However, this all changed in 2006, when they, along with DreamWorks, released their film “Flushed Away” hoping for the same success that Aardman had with 2000's “Chicken Run” and 2005's “Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit”. The end result? Eh, it's okay. While the movie itself is creative with its world and premise, it kind of loses itself with the story and pacing. “Flushed Away” may not be the best feature from Aardman, but it is their most creative feature by far.
The story follows Roddy (Hugh Jackman), a rat living a pampered life in England. (Where else in an Aardman feature?) This all changes as a sewer rat named Sid (Shane Richie) comes and takes over Roddy's home; resulting in Roddy being flushed down the toilet. Now in the sewers, Roddy finds an entir
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Jerry Maguire
Sometimes, we let ourselves get the better of us. And this can lead to a number of bad things that can occur in our lives. This always comes up with the goal/notion that we can do better next time; next time happens, it doesn't work out so well. And sometimes, we become so full of ourselves, that we eventually have a nervous breakdown. There are many people out there that experience this, and one notable example is in the sports industry. That's where the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire” comes into play, pun intended. Starring Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger, and Cuba Gooding Jr., and written and directed by Cameron Crowe, the movie has gained this cultural impact in the history of cinema, as it memorable to watch. While the film is good, there are some issues that need to be addressed; the pacing being one of them. Rest assured, “Jerry Maguire” is one of those movies where everything can seemingly come together, but just like a person's ego, can come crashing down.
The st
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Smurfs: The Lost Village
Oh, smurf me. It's time once again, to take a look at the little blue creatures that somehow kids like. And yes, I am an adult who likes movies, and I taking this seriously. So, after two failed live action interpretations of the comic-inspired Smurfs, we get an animated movie featuring the little blue guys, plus one girl. Titled “Smurfs: The Lost Village”, this animated adaptation is... good. For the most part. Yes, there are some major problems, mostly with the story, but the average consensus is that the film is okay. While “Smurfs: The Lost Village” may be an improvement over the last couple of films, this is still perfect eye candy for kids to hopefully enjoy.
The story is set in a fantasy world where small blue creatures called Smurfs inhabit a section of land. There are over 100 Smurfs, most of them are male, and only one female: Smurfette (Demi Lovato). She was created by the wizard Gargamel (Rainn Wilson) in order to capture the Smurfs. But Papa Smurf (
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Power Rangers
In the 1990s, there was a popular show called 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers', which basically took Japanese footage of ninjas in colorful costumes fighting guys in rubber suits, and it ended with a giant robot killing a monster. All of this was spliced together with an American teen comedy. Needless to say, the show became a huge hit, and a franchise was born. Now, while the show has seen many interpretations over the years, everyone knows what a Power Ranger is. So much so, that Hollywood has tried making big screen adaptations twice, with mixed results. And now, Hollywood is trying to do the same thing again, this time having its movie called “Power Rangers”, and, yeah, it sucks. From the obvious writing and characters, to the overuse of CGI, this movie cannot become separate entity from the 'Power Rangers' TV show that made so enjoyable to watch. While its definitely not the worst, “Power Rangers” just tries its hardest to become something so serious that is
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The Lego Batman Movie
In 2014, Warner Bros. completely surprised audiences with “The Lego Movie”; a film based off a toy line that actually worked. Now, three years later, we have a spin-off with one of the major characters from the previously mentioned film: Batman. Yes, this is “The Lego Batman Movie”, and it's just as silly as it sounds. However, there is are a few problems that sets this film apart from “The Lego Movie”, which we'll get into a minute. But if you want to have a fun time at the theaters, then “The Lego Batman Movie” is right up your alley.
The story involves Batman (Will Arnett) being a hero, and saving Gotham City, as always. Every criminal Batman defeats, like The Joker (Zach Galifianakis), he always gets a hero's welcome when he returns home. Or does he? Batman must learn to work together as part of a team, or else something malicious just might bring about his downfall.
“The Lego Batman Movie” is a fun and entertaining romp f
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Sing
We all have this great ambition to stride for perfection, and be whomever or whatever we so desire. Unfortunately, there's a thing called reality that gets in the way of our goals. Nonetheless, there is still that dream that one day can be found. And that's where this movie called “Sing” comes into play. This little animated film features a wide array of anthropomorphic animals that to their best to win a singing competition. While the movie doesn't present itself with the greatest story, it does make up with its characters and musical numbers. “Sing” may not be perfect, but it does have a memorable tune to its tone.
The story involves a koala named Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) whose theatre is running through some tough times. Mostly in the financial department. So, Buster holds a singing competition to hopefully get his theatre up and running. This attracts a pig named Rosita (Reese Witherspoon), a porcupine named Ash (Scarlett Johansson), an elephant nam
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Rouge One: A Star Wars Story
In 1977, a little film called “Star Wars” became a sensation. Yet, it was subtitled “Episode IV”, meaning that the first three episodes were remained a mystery. Then, creator George Lucas made those episodes, and the response was mostly negative. Now under the hands of Disney, the Star Wars franchise seems to be making a comeback with a new expanded universe, that seems to be pleasing everyone. And “Rouge One: A Star Wars Story” is a well-thought attempt at bringing the old and the new together. While the story is the film's biggest strong point, there is one major concern that might mitigate the entire production. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” brings forth some fresh ideas into a familiar world.
The story concerns what happened prior to the events that happened in “Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope”. A young woman named Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), leads a group of rebels to the location on an audacious quest to steal the plan
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Moana
The Disney Company has been on a creative high in these recent and modern times. Turning out hit after hit with both critical and box office performances being very good. And there latest example of this idea of making attached to a great story is “Moana”, a look at the Polynesian islands, while also presenting itself with something wild and most of all, creative. Fortunately, Disney and their team of wizards churned out something that pretty much everyone will more than likely enjoy. Despite there being only one major setback, the movie delivers a great lesson on who you are, brings forth a mildly entertaining story, and gives the audience a sense of adventure. “Moana” brings forth the creativity from Disney into something that everyone has to at least see once in their lives.
The story is set in the ancient Polynesian world, and a populous of people are led by a chief, his wife, and their daughter Moana (Auli'i Cravalho). One day, a terrible curse is coming to
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Trolls
What happens when you take a toy meant for kids, and just splash a huge rainbow all over it? That, my friends, is “Trolls”, the latest animated film from DreamWorks. And the result is a visual masterpiece, but with a story that seems to get caught in confusion. This movie isn't terrible, by all means; there are a wide variety of issues that are present. “Trolls” is a decent movie for kids, and that's pretty much all I can say about that.
The story involves trolls, little creatures that are hunted by beings known as Bergen, evil creatures who want to eat trolls in order to become happy. Some trolls get captured, and it's up to two trolls to go and rescue them. Now, the trolls, named Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake), must learn to get along with each other, if they want to save their friends.
“Tolls” is a relatively harmless movie that is targeted for kids to enjoy. The animation plays a huge role in this. Mostly because everything
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The Song of Bernadette
Having a religious belief in something, is nothing to be ashamed about. Everyone can believe in a faith, and accept it for what it is worth. But what happens when someone sees a religious entity, and cannot truly try to explain it? This is the basis for the 1943 film “The Song of Bernadette”, a movie in which a young girl claims to witness seeing a religious figure, and all of the trials and tribulations that she encounters. And while the film was honored with wide praise and acclaim from both critics and audiences when it was first released, looking at the film now is just boring. Sure, there are some good things to say about the movie, but as a whole, the movie is slow and tiresome, and get get on some viewer's nerves. “The Song of Bernadette” is good, but it is far from perfection, and makes one lose interest in one's faith.
The story involves a young girl named Bernadette (Jennifer Jones). She is poor in 19th Century France, and has little education to her s
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Zombieland
Sometimes, comedy and horror don't mix, and the end result can be not that entertaining to watch. Trying to put in some humor in an otherwise dark film, kind of distracts the point being made: survival. However, these two very different genres did come together by a spot of luck in 2009's “Zombieland” to brighten our day. As well as give a nice parody on the whole zombie sub-genre of film, too. Here, we are given both comedy and horror that is presented in both a unique and fun way. While there are some minor problems that are presented, the film as a whole is smart, creative, and funny along the way. “Zombieland” is a nice little treat that combines comedy and horror together in a wild and zany ride. It's time to nut up or shut up.
The plot is very simple: zombies have taken over the United States of America, and it's all thanks to some contaminated meat. There's not that many surviving humans, and the few that are out there all have the same problem: they are
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Kubo and the Two Strings
When it comes to Japanese mythology and art, one wouldn't think of an American studio trying something like this. Well, Laika, the company behind “Coraline” and “ParaNorman”, actually managed to do so. That is “Kubo and the Two Strings”, a gorgeous animated movie that not only pays tribute to Japanese mythology and art, but giving out a unique and original story as well. Sure, there are a few problems, but they are overshadowed by the amazing content that the movie brings forth. “Kubo and the Two Strings” is an outstanding animated film drenched in Japanese folklore, and just might be the best film from Laika.
The story follows Kubo (Art Parkinson), a young boy who lost his eye from his evil grandfather the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes). He protects his mother from harm, and makes a living by telling stories to the villagers near the ocean. One night, Kubo gets attacked by his aunts (Rooney Mara), and his mother dies to protect her son. Kubo
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Orange County
Living in in California can be described as a great place to be. With its large cities, wide variety of tourist spots, and historical culture, it's no wonder why California has often been considered one of the greatest places to be in the United States of America. This is especially very important when it comes to the educational system in California. All of the universities located in California are well known, and are some of the best that the state has to offer. However, what happens when a person wants to attend a Californian university so badly, he'll do anything to get in? That is the premise for the 2002 comedy “Orange County”, starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black. Here, a distraught teen does everything he can to try and get into Stanford, a highly recognized university in California. And the end result just sucks. There are a lot of issues with the movie, and that makes the film falter for them. “Orange County” is a unique mess of a movie that tries to b
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Sausage Party
When it comes to discussing animated films, the intention is that the subject matter is usually aimed at a family audience or children. But what about an animated film for adults? There have been few movies that qualify as animated films for adults, but for the most part, this has been a touchy subject. Now, we finally get to have a true animated film specifically for adults. And it's called... “Sausage Party”. Yeah, it's that type of movie. While the movie does go there in terms of content, the rest of the film isn't that bad. Yes, “Sausage Party” is not for children, or families for that matter, but it does what it is intended to do: provide animation for adults.
The story follows a supermarket full of food who talk amongst themselves, but the humans do not see this. One of these food items is a hot dog named Frank (Seth Rogen), whose only desire is to be with a hot dog bun named Brenda (Kristen Wiig). Frank and Brenda, like all the other varieties of food, on
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By using animation to tell a story, there is practically no limit to what could be shown for audiences of all ages. However, animation is mostly considered for children/families, as everyone can enjoy the artistic form of animation. However, that's where the film “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” breaks all the boundaries of animation. Based off the book series by Dav Pilkey, one might assume that because of the title, there will be toilet humor strewn throughout the film. Yes, there is the occasional gross-out joke, but (no pun intended) this is actually a clever comedic movie that is surprisingly entertaining. There is also one other thing that is kind of a distraction, but it is a nitpick nonetheless. “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” is a clever comedy that translates the books almost perfectly into animation, thanks to DreamWorks.

The plot consists of two creative friends: George Beard (Kevin Hart) and Harold Hutchins (Thomas Middleditch) who love nothing more than to create comic books, and make each other laugh. However, their principal, Mr. Krupp (Ed Helms) does not like their constant shenanigans, and decides to once and for all end their friendship by putting them in separate classes. Eventually, both George and Harold hypnotize Mr. Krupp to make him become their superhero Captain Underpants. The catch is, he doesn't have superpowers. Now, George and Harold must maintain their principal becomes too destructive, and a bigger plot is revealed.

What makes “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” work is the fact that the humor knows what its doing. Sure, it does descend into juvenile, but personally, that's what the target audience this movie is trying to aim for. Young kids will definitely get a kick out of the movie, and will be very entertained by what is happening. On top of this, the movie fast paced, and easy to understand. The performances are also top notch, as everyone does a great job. Also, the characters are a lot of fun to watch, and just have a good time, as well.

But what really sells the movie is the animation. For the most part, the animators¸ converted the drawings from the books into amazing 3D, and it really works. From the character designs to the backgrounds, everything looks like the books. Another important factor in the animation is that there are certain segments where it turns into the 2D drawings that comics that George and Harold create, which is a nice change of scenery. There's also a segment where everything is done with sock puppets; not kidding. Overall, this is eye candy that works within the context of the film.

There are some minor nitpicks about the film that have to be mentioned. First, while the humor is fine, it does get a little repetitive. Secondly, there is a romantic subplot which is also fine, and establishes the character of Mr. Krupp, it kind of feels as a distraction with the rest of the movie.

In conclusion, “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Adventure” is a fun and brilliant ride in animation that shows that animation knows no bounds or waistbands.
Alfred Hitchcock was considered the master of suspense, with almost every movie he made. And for good reason. His films always kept the audience guessing, and wondering what was going to happen next. Plus, there was always a hint of tension with each production Hitchcock worked on, giving the audience something to be invested in. With 1958's “Vertigo”, which could be argued as Hitchcock's masterpiece, is a prime example of what he brought forth to the big screen. There are a couple of issues surrounding the film, but the majority of the movie is definitely worth checking out. “Vertigo” may not be the master's greatest work, but it is one of his finest.

The story involves a San Francisco cop named John “Scottie” Ferguson (James Stewart), who has acrophobia, or a fear of heights resulting in vertigo. Hence the title. One day, an old friend asks John to spy on his wife, whose behavior has suddenly changed. The wife, Madeline (Kim Novak), is overseen by John, who wants to learn more about her, yet becomes slightly attractive to her in the process. What follows, John soon realizes that Madeline might be involved with something even bigger.

For many aspects the film has, “Vertigo” can be considered a high class mystery that lives up to the genre. For starters, the story is one of most invested narratives that audiences will thoroughly enjoy. It keeps the audience guessing as to what might happen next, until the big final reveal at the end of it all. Especially, considering that the film runs at almost two hours in length. In order to fill the void, we have a brilliant orchestrated score from Bernard Herrmann that more than enough sets the tone of the movie. Complemented with the brilliant direction of Hitchcock, who sets up the scenes with great detail, one has to wonder how he did it. Fortunately, this can be attributed to the brilliant set design, and cinematography representing a nice glimpse into the 1950s. Plus, the costumes fit well onto each actor and actress giving a nice nostalgic look to the film. Finally, both Stewart and Novak deliver some great performances, that truly make “Vertigo” a classic.

With that being said, there is one major and minor problem presented with the movie. The minor problem is that the story does get somewhat jumbled in the middle, and there are certain plot points which do not have a clear conclusion. More importantly, there's a subplot involving John and his girlfriend which starts off nicely in the beginning, but doesn't seem to go anywhere near the conclusion. The major problem is with the film's pacing; it's slow and drags like a rock moving across the road. However, the film does use this as an advantage to keep the progression of the story more in tact, but it just feels that if there had been some more fast sections, then it would have been fine.

Overall, “Vertigo” is a great movie from Alfred Hitchcock, despite it not being his masterpiece, and yet, is still a classic nonetheless.
Aardman Animation is a studio best known for their works dealing with stop motion animation. More specifically, the Wallace & Gromit shorts that made the company famous. However, this all changed in 2006, when they, along with DreamWorks, released their film “Flushed Away” hoping for the same success that Aardman had with 2000's “Chicken Run” and 2005's “Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit”. The end result? Eh, it's okay. While the movie itself is creative with its world and premise, it kind of loses itself with the story and pacing. “Flushed Away” may not be the best feature from Aardman, but it is their most creative feature by far.

The story follows Roddy (Hugh Jackman), a rat living a pampered life in England. (Where else in an Aardman feature?) This all changes as a sewer rat named Sid (Shane Richie) comes and takes over Roddy's home; resulting in Roddy being flushed down the toilet. Now in the sewers, Roddy finds an entire civilization filled with rodents, and must find a way out. Here, Roddy meets Rita (Kate Winslet), who offers to bring Roddy home in exchange for some jewels. But the evil Toad (Ian McKellan) and his henchmen (Andy Serkis and Bill Nighy) have something much more devious in store for them.

“Flushed Away” is an admirable piece of animation from Aardman. But that doesn't mean there some issues with the the film. However, let us take a look at the positives before the negatives.

What makes the movie stand out is its unique design. The backgrounds are creative, as this world presents itself with a lot of ideas for future adventures The water effects look quite good, and it works well within the universe that this movie creates. On top of this, the characters are a lot of fun, and have good chemistry with each other. From our heroes to our villains, everyone has something to remember you by. This, in turn, can be attributed to the performances given here. All of the performances range from being absolute fun, to over the top. Combining all of this together, we have a soundtrack with some interesting pop songs, and a well done orchestrated score that fits well with the action. But with that being said, the film does have its fair share of problems.

The story is kind of a jumbled mess. While it is creative with its world, the story, along with the pacing, creates a rather quick mess. There are a lot of coincidences present in the movie that are rather easy to foresee, and most of the action is rushed. If the movie took its time to slow down, then the final product would have been good. The biggest issue, however, can be attributed to the character animation. One can clearly see that the film was originally done in stop motion, and then converted in 3D. Which was ultimately the case. And because of this, the movie feels a out of place.

As it stands, “Flushed Away” isn't the best animated film from Aardman, but it's not the best either. If there had been some improvements, then we would have gotten a really creative project. But ultimately, it feels like a lot potential was wasted down the toilet.
Flushed Away
A really creative movie that kind of loses track with its rushed pacing.
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Sometimes, we let ourselves get the better of us. And this can lead to a number of bad things that can occur in our lives. This always comes up with the goal/notion that we can do better next time; next time happens, it doesn't work out so well. And sometimes, we become so full of ourselves, that we eventually have a nervous breakdown. There are many people out there that experience this, and one notable example is in the sports industry. That's where the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire” comes into play, pun intended. Starring Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger, and Cuba Gooding Jr., and written and directed by Cameron Crowe, the movie has gained this cultural impact in the history of cinema, as it memorable to watch. While the film is good, there are some issues that need to be addressed; the pacing being one of them. Rest assured, “Jerry Maguire” is one of those movies where everything can seemingly come together, but just like a person's ego, can come crashing down.

The story has sports agent Jerry Maguire (Cruise) having a moment of realization: maybe his life sucks, and he wants to be good to his life. He then writes a memo chronicling the most important things in life, and it goes over well. Until Jerry gets fired for it; he basically set his ego ablaze. Because of this, Jerry now only has one client: Rodney “Rod” Tidwell (Gooding Jr.), who is very picky with what he wants from Jerry. He also has a girlfriend named Dorothy (Zellweger), who has a very optimistic son, and tries to help Jerry as much as she can. Now, with his world going topsy turvy, Jerry tries to make the best out of this world. Even with a single goldfish to handle.

“Jerry Maguire” is an interesting film to watch. For one thing, the direction is good, and Crowe manages everything very well. This does include the cast, as each actor and actress do a great job with the performances and roles they inhabit. What's ironic about the movie in general, is that there is no orchestrated soundtrack, and that adds a bit of cleverness to the film. Finally, the story has a nice contemporary feel to it. It has a sense of realism with our main characters going through some major consequences, but there is a lighthearted tone to the film, which makes easy to understand what our characters are going through. Anybody watching this movie will get a sense of what is going on.

With that being said, there are some major problems with the film. As stated in the above paragraph, the usage of popular songs is not a bad idea, however, by using an orchestrated composition, the movie would have benefited greatly. The story, while nice, does feel a little corny by today's standards. Or better yet, more awkward than what is normally seen in movies of today. Watch the movie again, and ask yourself if you feel a little awkward by what is happening. But the biggest problem that that the film commits is with the pacing. The editing itself isn't bad, but the entirety of the film moves very slow, and it progresses like a snail. The movie does reach a conclusion, but it takes a long time to actually get there.

In conclusion, “Jerry Maguire” may have its fair share of flaws, but it does compensate for letting a contemporary story affect people in real situations. Even with sports and a goldfish on their minds.
Jerry Maguire
An ok movie about finding yourself and sports... It's all right.
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Oh, smurf me. It's time once again, to take a look at the little blue creatures that somehow kids like. And yes, I am an adult who likes movies, and I taking this seriously. So, after two failed live action interpretations of the comic-inspired Smurfs, we get an animated movie featuring the little blue guys, plus one girl. Titled “Smurfs: The Lost Village”, this animated adaptation is... good. For the most part. Yes, there are some major problems, mostly with the story, but the average consensus is that the film is okay. While “Smurfs: The Lost Village” may be an improvement over the last couple of films, this is still perfect eye candy for kids to hopefully enjoy.

The story is set in a fantasy world where small blue creatures called Smurfs inhabit a section of land. There are over 100 Smurfs, most of them are male, and only one female: Smurfette (Demi Lovato). She was created by the wizard Gargamel (Rainn Wilson) in order to capture the Smurfs. But Papa Smurf (Mandy Patinkin) uses a spell to make her become good. Now, Smurfette wonders what her purpose in society is, and she is unsure. This all changes when she and a group of her friends find the wall leading to the Forbidden Forest. And now, Smurfette is going to discover something major in her life because of this.

Let's start off with the bad before we get into the good. Some of the characters are only there just to get some name recognition, and, more promptly, to be included with merchandising. Next off, the music by Christopher Lennertz is all right; nothing really stands out, and the songs that are there just feel like they are meant to be there. But the biggest issue is with the story. The lesson, while good, is easy to predict, and one could easily see where the movie is heading. There's no major plot twist, nor is there any suspenseful moments. It's just bland. On top of this, there's not a lot of jokes , which could have easily improved the quality of the movie, as I only encountered a few chuckles along the way. To top all of this off, all of this could have gotten better direction from Kelly Asbury; which isn't bad, but just could have gotten a better sense of where everything was going.

For the stuff that's good, I will say this, the story does have a flowing narrative, which I'll give it some credit. This, in turn, gives the movie a nice pace to it. The editing is all right, and it does provide the viewer with enough action to keep them focused, especially if that viewer is a little child. The characters do stick to their defined personalities, which keeps the tone of the Smurfs in check. But what really steals the show is the animation.

The creative team behind this movie really did a wonderful job at creating a fantastic world that is loosely based on the cartoon interpretation of the Smurfs from the 1980s. Plus, there are some visual treats that would even work well in 3D. Bottom line: the animators did a nice job at transforming the world of the Smurfs in a 3D environment.

So, how does “Smurfs: The Lost Village” hold up? It's not bad, but it's not good either. The film is somewhere in the middle. And maybe, it's for the smurfing best.
Smurfs: The Lost Village
Good eye candy for everyone, but that's pretty much smurfing it.
Rating:
6/10
2.5/5
** out of ****
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BlueprintPredator Featured By Owner May 8, 2017  Student General Artist
Thank you very much for a watch, I really appreciate it :D
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Volts48 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
thx for the review fav
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Iacapo Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
i think you should review "How to Train Your Dragon." i recommend this movie to a lot of people but they dont seem to take my praise for it seriously.
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DemonicNightAngel Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007
thanks for the visit :heart:
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indiochink Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2007
thanks so much for faving my legend of zelda series, glad you liked them ^_^
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Welcome to DA and thanks for the visit!
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Thanks for the :+fav: :bow:
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Thanks for the :+fav:.
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Thank you very much for the :+fav: on my SSBB Pit artwork , I really appreciate it! :)
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movieguy234 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2006
You're welcome.
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