Luis and the Aliens

Luis and the Aliens
  • 2018
  • Germany / Luxembourg
  • 1h 26min
  • U
  • Directed by: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein
  • Cast: Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger
  • Language: German
  • UK release: 24 August 2018

Luis (Maloney) is an 11-year-old boy obsessed with aliens, who gets visited by some shape-changing extra-terrestrial blobs. It has an attractive sheen and likeable characters, but the tone is uncertain and it’s too derivative and unsure of itself to win many admirers.

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Luis & the Aliens

20 Aug 20183 stars

Likeable but derivative extraterrestrial animation pitched at the under tens

Also known as Luis and His Friends from Outer Space, this animated feature from Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein and co-director Sean McCormack is a European co-production that rides on the coattails of the current animation boom. Mixing elements of…

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