05 January, 2011
I'm going to start by giving you some film stats, about the plot, then go into my review. *WARNING - THIS MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS*
Rating; PG-13 for, "Violence and scary images."
Staring; Christopher Plummer and Elijah Wood.
Released; 9Th of September, 2009.
Genre; Adventure, Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller.
This is about the world after a great war, a war where it was man versus machine. There was a scientist who built this machine that learned from it's mistakes, this could be so valuable, but it fell into the wrong hands and was taken over by a villain who turned the machine evil, the machine soon started a war, it started building more machines that it would control, in this battle of man and machine, machine won. But before the scientist took his last breath he built these little men, these creatures, but he didn't build him like he built the machine, he didn't build them with is mind, he built them with his soul. There were nine of them, he built them to continue on earth, to be the future, to shut down the machine. When 9(Elijah Wood) was born, you could say, he came out of the house where he was built and searched for others, like him. He soon found them. They were hesitant to try and shut down the machine, but eventually they did, through some great adventures. They are left with only four of them, but that was enough, the machine was defeated, it was there world now, it was what they made of it.
Because of this movie I liked Tim Burton, I soon found that this was one of only a few that I liked of his, but it was good. This movie was so different from many movies that I had seen, it was dark but had it's happy moments still. I think this was better then most of the movies where machines take over the world, because it wasn't shown from a humans perspective, and that I think is what made it unique. I will warn you that you must not let it being a cartoon fool you, it deserves it's PG13 rating, it's not a kids movie.
To sum it up, if you're into those kind of movies, watch it.