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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Abbie Cornish
Emilie de Ravin
Helen Mirren
Sam Neill
Geoffrey Rush
Jim Sturgess
Hugo Weaving
David Wenham
Emily Barclay
Ryan Kwanten
Anthony LaPaglia
Directors
Zack Snyder
Screenwriters
Emil Stern
John Orloff
Running Time
97 minutes

Legend Of The Guardians
Zack Snyder’s owl movie: bird-brained or barnstormer?


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Legend Of The Guardians

Plot
Young Owl brothers Soren (Sturgess) and Kludd (Kwanten) are abducted and taken to the sinister fortress of St Aegolius, where supposedly long-since defeated evil owl overlord Metalbeak (Edgerton) is secretly raising an army. It is up to Soren to escape and seek out legendary owl-paladins the Guardians Of Ga’hoole, and thereby save all owlkind…


Verdict
This is unlikely to win Kathryn Lansky’s antipodean owl fantasy any new fans, but even the bemused (and confused) can luxuriate in some grand-scale visual storytelling.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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