November 16, 2007
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sexual material and nudity
In a time of heroes, the mighty warrior Beowulf slays the demon Grendel and incurs the wrath of its monstrous yet seductive mother, in a conflict that transforms a king into a legend.
Groundbreaking director Robert Zemeckis offers a vision of the Beowulf saga that has never been told before. Warner Bros. Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Shangri-la Entertainment present "Beowulf," starring Angelina Jolie as Grendel's mother, Anthony Hopkins as the corrupt King Hrothgar, and Ray Winstone...
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I just watched Beowulf
, and I have to wonder: why does Robert Zemeckis love this animation style so much? As my roommate describes it, Beowulf
is like watching a serious version of Shrek
. There are times when the characters look pretty much identical to Princess Fiona, and we're supposed to take this movie seriously?
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