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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

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OWL CITY The feathered hero of Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Simon Cardwell

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
97 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/24/10
performer:
Sam Neill, Jim Sturgess, Hugo Weaving
director:
Zack Snyder
distributor:
Warner Bros.
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Animation

We gave it a B+

Brother owlets Soren (Jim Sturgess) and Kludd (Ryan Kwanten) stumble into an epic clash between the chivalrous Guardians and the Nazi-like Pure Ones in Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, a delightfully immersive CG fantasy from the animators of Happy Feet. Understanding the finer points of owl realpolitik takes effort, and the ultimate conflict — which includes an unnerving betrayal — warrants parental guidance. But director Zack Snyder (300) has crafted the rare 3-D eyegasm that’s worth the premium ticket price. B+

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