Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Christpher Plummer, Crispin Glover and Martin Landau star in the sci-fi adventure film 9, out today on DVD and Blu-Ray. The animated film from Shane Acker is a visual masterpiece, full of rich special effects and tons of creativity. While it never completely lives up to expectations, 9 is definitely worth seeing (note: it’s not for little children).
The movie is, of course, about the timeless tale of a rag doll in a post-apocalyptic world where humanity has died off, to be replaced by ravenous robotic creatures. The title character – yes, 9 – finds himself on the adventure to the truth about his existence as he is thrust into the middle of a battle between the evil creatures and his own kind, who themselves are divided. Action ensues.
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