Thursday, September 23, 2010

MSN Screening-Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole 3D

Thanks to Daniel and MSN for the screening.


Release Date : 23 September 2010--->Watch on 20 September 2010 (Monday), 9pm at GSC, Pavilion
Language : English
Subtitle : Malay, Chinese
Genre : Adventure, Animation
Running Time : 1 hour 37 minutes
Director : Zack Snyder
Cast : Emilie de Ravin, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten

My Penny of View : The movie was based on the book series Guardians of Ga'Hoole. Soren was a young owl who was learning how to fly. He loved to listen to his father about the legend of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole who were legendary of owls that were sworn to protect the Kingdom of Ga'Hoole. Soren's brother, Kludd who was jealous of Soren about attention he got. One night, Soren and Kludd were fighting and accidentally pushing each other from a tree branch. Both of them were snatched by The Pure Ones whom leading by the evil Metalbeak. Soren fought against The Pure Ones and he was send to become a picker. Kludd refused to follow Soren and he chose to become a fighter. Soren together with other pickers were brought to "moon blinked”. What will happen to Soren? What is the motive of the evil Metalbeak building up the army? Will Soren escape from The Pure Ones?

Zack Snyder is famous of movie-300. He often uses slow motion in fight scenes in his films. So, let's imagine he transformed the human movement into animations for owls in battles. The owls well equipped just like human to fight in battles. I felt that the owls look alike with the penguins in Happy Feet, maybe because they are produced by the same company but the owls not cute enough that make me love fall for them. Anyway, the 3D effects was awesome, I can see every feathers, raindrops and also fire. Although the movie is an animation but I think young age kids will feel boring and find difficult to understand the story. It lacks of some laughters like Toy Story 3 and How to Train Your Dragon. As usual, the owls with beautiful feathers and white in colour are good guys and those with ugly outlook are bad guys. As conclusion, the movie was owls version of 300. Owl City sing for the soundtrack for the movie-To The Sky. Why Owl City? Maybe because of his name.

Rating :


戏痞三赖 said...

the fact is the tyto is the most
common owl had it all around the
world tat y they call themselves
true breed in the movie..the white
one is rare find so the character
portrait as the holy not
only the purely the owl show but from
the creation u noe the director knew
and study the owl well..from the look, the habitat,the behavior all been show up is definitely classic..

oh,u forgot to mention also this time
around come with 3D subtitle kekeke

Yih Yann said...

@戏痞三赖 Ya, that's why after I watch the movie, I think the movie not suitable for kids because they will have a lot of questions.
Do you think 3D subtitle, kinda annoying?

lala said...

is actually taken from the
kid story book lah..of cause not
Malaysian kids cause they noe nuts
about European story..they only noe
harry the potter other than tat all
are craps..

3D subtitle is kinda good at least
for those who have English difficulties but of cause better skip
for Malay subtitle

Yih Yann said...

@lala Malaysian kids kinda lost track with the world.

lala said...

not lost track is been ignorant
just like they parents..

Yih Yann said...

@lala We have been educated to live in our comfort world.

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