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Epic

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Release Date :

May 24, 2013

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Chris Wedge

Starring :

Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Pitbull, Blake Anderson, Judah Friedlander, Emma Kenney

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..while it's not a crossover classic, this has enough wit and charm to entertain both big and little people..”
by Anna Smith [Empire Magazine]
2 of 4

“..the animated result isn't bad. It's an adequate baby sitter..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
3 of 5

“..it's a perfectly respectable couple of hours of entertainment that is suitable for all ages..”
by Amber Wilkinson [Eye for Film]
2.5 of 4

“..Epic's visuals are enthralling enough for little and big folks to offset a predictable, albeit sweet, story..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C-

“..Epic is so generic it might as well come in a black-and-white box..”
by Sam Adams [Time Out New York]
“..a vividly-drawn, more ambitious animated action-fantasy from the Ice Age people..”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a reasonably entertaining, adeptly crafted kidpic whose biggest crime is its near pathological reliance on overfamiliar tropes and trappings..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]
1 of 5

“.."Epic" may briefly hold your child's interest..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
2.5 of 5

“.."Epic" is much better at visualizing the woods and its residents than at constructing a resonant pop allegory..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]

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