Sunday, March 22, 2009

Azur and Asmar

Visual splendor abounds in Azur and Asmar; The Prince's Quest.

Pretty acerbic review here.

The final sentences of of the review are illuminating:

"Only a special sort of parent would take their kid to see Azur and Asmar: the type that taught them how to read before their first day of kindergarten. They should have let it play the States as a “foreign” film."

I think this is true. Lack of story and cheesy dialogue notwithstanding, this is seriously wonderful eye candy, worth a look.

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