Plummer, Christopher

SKU: 025195054584

UPC 025195054584
Release Date 2009-12-29
Studio Universal Studios Home Video
Discs 1
Length 80
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis Elijah Wood and Jennifer Connelly lend their voices to this animated fantasy directed by Shane Acker, a veteran of Spike and Mike's film festival. In 9, Acker turns his Oscar-nominated short into a full-length fantasy about a world where humanity has been annihilated by machines. In this post-apocalyptic earth, a group of sewn creations bands together to battle the few remaining machines. Produced by visionary directors Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov, this film also features the voices of Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover, and Fred Tatasciore.3.5 stars out of 5 -- 9 is a brilliantly animated and welcome treat for moviegoers searching for adventure, inspiration and complete originality.The visuals have been expanded and the characters have been given greater depth....The aesthetic wavelength of producer Tim Burton was clearly in sync with Acker's.3 stars out of 4 -- [T]he best reason to see it is simply because of the creativity of its visuals. They're entrancing.The latest achievement in art direction with an end-of-humanity theme belongs to the CG-animated fantasy-adventure 9, a tale of trust, bravery, and cooperation... -- Grade: B+“Acker’s visual gifts are undeniable. He uses CGI to simulate the look of stop-motion, and his rendering of texture -- from grimy fiber to yellowed paper -- is a wonder.”3 stars out of 5 -- 9 takes the extra time to expand its characters....Dialogue is added and monster quotient upped.Included in Chicago Sun-Times's The Ten Best Animated Films Of 2009 -- [With] delicate artistry by filmmaker Shane Acker...The visuals are beautifully planned and executed, and they draw viewers deep into a terrifying post-apocalyptic world...3 stars out of 5 -- [T]he film itself is visually impressive -- you can, perhaps, detect Burton and Bekmambetov's influence in the eldritchian landscape and twisted dieselpunk designs.3 stars out of 5 -- The eerie visuals are inspired -- they've clearly been swilling around the director's head for years...
Cast Shane Acker (Director)
Crispin Glover (Voice)
John C. Reilly (Voice)
Christopher Plummer (Voice)
Elijah Wood (Voice)
Tim Burton (Producer)
Martin Landau (Voice)
Timur Bekmambetov (Producer)
Jennifer Connelly (Voice)
Fred Tatasciore (Voice)
Pamela Pettler (Screenwriter)
Shane Acker (Story)
Jim Lemley (Producer)
Deborah Lurie (Composer)
Danny Elfman (Additional Music/Songs)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: 9 - The Long and the Short of It The Look of 9 Acting Out Deleted scenes 9- the original short Feature commentary with the filmmakers D-Box motion enabled Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish DTS Surround 5.1 - English, French, Spanish Subtitles - French, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.25000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.50000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Action Adventure,Science Fiction,Animation
Attribute Additional Footage,Animated,Director Cast Commentary,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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