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Arthur and the Invisibles

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Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur and the Invisibles

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
102 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/12/07
performer:
Freddie Highmore, Madonna
director:
Luc Besson
distributor:
The Weinstein Company
author:
Luc Besson

We gave it a C+

The Professional‘s Luc Besson has made a fair share of artfully bad movies. Arthur and the Invisibles — half-live-action, half-CG kid’s adventure — is (by a hair) more bad-bad, like The Fifth Element, than good-bad, like The Big Blue. Freddie Highmore is a kid who, to save his granny’s farm, must turn into a cartoon and enter the tiny world of the Minimoys. There he engages in some derivative derring-do and romances a princess voiced by Madonna. She and Highmore are officially the weirdest voice-over pairing of all time.