I just came for Johnny Depp, a really cool representation of Time, and the Morarity cameo.
This film passed in and out of theaters without my even noticing, and I was left to assume that it was like many other video game movies: an awkward flop.
But it's animated, and it's on Netflix, so of course I'm going to watch it.
And frankly, I'd put it right up there with Angry Birds as one of the best video game movies to-date.
Like Angry Birds, it felt authentic, and much for the same reasons:
--It told a…
The majority of this film had me going "What in the world?"
Disney must have been hoping for a TV series spin-off, because this movie is clearly 3 TV episodes cobbled together with a loose overarcing theme. Basically the "plot" is Milo, Kida, and crew going above ground to solve 3 mysteries relating to the supernatural. Considering Atlantis is a legend itself, this fantastic theme is fitting, but the plots are so incredibly made-up and ill-explained that the result is…
I already knew this was my favorite Star Wars episode... even though I didn't get around to seeing it in its entirety until today. ;) I really like Anakin's storyline as a whole; he's the redeeming factor of the prequels... if not the entire series... and the end of Ep. III is the pinnacle. Great finale. Like all SW films, there it has the usual problems of slow pacing and corny dialog, but overall this one isn't too bad. The romance or immodesty isn't unbearable either. Fun stuff, if you like "emo dude" (as a family member calls Anakin).