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Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 11/07/2014 by Taylor Holt

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Stars: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., TJ Miller, Genesis Rodrgiuez, Daniel Henney, James Cromwell, Maya Rudolph, Alan Tudyk

Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements. Running time 108 minutes, Sci-fi/Adventure/Comedy

Compare to: The Incredibles (2004), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Megamind (2010)

Just to make sure that somebody’s counting, both movies that open up today, Interstellar and Big Hero 6, feature helpful robots and the second that movie this year that includes TJ Miller speculating in awe and fear of the scary robots chasing him (Transformers 4). Just saying.

With superhero movies being all the rage, and Disney having bought out what could be the most successful franchise of them all, it’s only natural they would eventually turn a property into an animated feature. As a parody? As a new title of its own? A bit here, a bit there, Hero does a great job at fitting in, though it doesn’t break new ground as Disney is generally known for doing. Does that make it a disappointment though? Continue reading