Arthur and the Invisibles
- 93 min
- Directed by: Luc Besson
- Written by: Luc Besson, Céline Garcia
- Cast: Freddie Highmore, Madonna, Snoop Dogg, David Bowie, Ron Crawford, Robert De Niro, Jason Bateman, Jimmy Fallon, Mia Farrow, Anthony Anderson
- Website: www.arthur-movie.com
In an adaptation of his own children's book, Besson mixes live-action and CGI animation with patchy results. Arthur (Highmore) embarks on a quest to save grandmother's (Farrow) house, complete with troll-like Minemoys, an evil wizard and saucy princess. Most entertaining in its live-action sequences, it's heavy on style but light on originality.
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Arthur and the Invisibles29 Jan 2007
If Luc Besson (The Big Blue, Leon) is to be believed, this, his tenth film, will also be his last as director. In adapting his own children’s book, Besson mixes live-action and CGI animation with decidedly patchy results. It’s heavy on style but light…
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