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Score: 7.5/10  [1 review]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 1122 - Stormbreaker
Directed by Geoffrey Sax

at cinemas

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Based on the best selling young adult adventure series of books by Anthony Horowitz, this story concerns Alex Rider, a 14-year-old orphan who has been unwittingly trained all his life by his uncle with the skills to become a secret agent - scuba diving, mountaineering, martial arts and so on.

When his uncle Ian Rider, an MI6 agent, is killed, Alex learns the truth and finds himself forced against his will to take on a dangerous mission for the British Secret Service.

Cast Includes:
    •  Ewan McGregor
    •  Alex Pettyfer
    •  Mickey Rourke
    •  Bill Nighy
    •  Alicia Silverstone
    •  Robbie Coltrane

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Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 5th of October, 2006

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This Review: 7.5/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 5 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 9 out of 10
Score 8 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 8 out of 10

OK, keeping in mind that this is a movie aimed at the younger audience, I still found myself more amused by the actors themselves, than the storyline. With some great action scenes (particularly the rope scene in the car-yard) and some truely corny ones too, it was a mixed bag for me.

Highlights included: Andy Serkis' performance, the... umm... OK, so that was the highlight. The Corn Factor bits: the complete lie about Sodium Pentathol, the over-acting by... well, almost everyone, particularly Mickey Rourke... the Portugese Man of War model and it's ability to electrocute a fish into a skeleton in a split second... the whole concept... I tell you, they should have issued two small forks and a knob of butter with your tickets!

Overall, though the gizmo's weren't TOTALLY unrealistic, the effects used to emulate their actions were pretty lame (eg. Smoke Bomb scene... Just WHERE is the smoke coming from again?) but kids will probably still love it. After all, they can look at a block of wood and see a train, or a racecar, or... so should be able to fool themselves into liking the movie based on what it SHOULD have been, instead of the lame duck it turned out to be.

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