‘Epic’ Movie Review: A Falsely Titled Animated Feature

Epic 2013 Movie Review

When you entitle your film Epic, be prepared to suffer the ultimate consequences if what is shown on screen does not live up to the expectations of the name. In choosing to rename the film from its original source material, a book written by William Joyce, “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs,the movie set itself up for disappointment before it had a chance to blossom. And although Epic is not a complete waste of time or energy, it is far from what the movie’s title implies. As the first animated picture of the summer, Epic can be commended for its effort to entertain, but fails in creating an emotionally compelling story on an epic scale. Continue reading

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Fight to Save the Forest in the Final ‘Epic’ Theatrical Trailer (74 Screenshots)

Epic 2013 Movie Trailer Screenshot Ronin

Hexxus is back to destroy the rainforest once and for all, and the daughter of Zak Young must find a way to get back to FernGully to save Queen Crysta and her fairy people. Just kidding. Epic is an entirely different film based on an adaptation of a children’s story that bears many similarities to that of the classic Australian-animated feature from 1992. Watch the full-length theatrical trailer for Epic after the break. Continue reading