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The Polar Express (2004)

27 Ratings: 2.0
A movie directed by Robert Zemeckis

Destined to become a holiday perennial,The Polar Expressalso heralded a brave new world of all-digital filmmaking. Critics and audiences were divided between those who hailed it as an instant classic that captures the visual splendor and evocative innocence … see full wiki

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Genre: Animation, Family
3 reviews about The Polar Express (2004)
review by . December 29, 2005
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My daughter has defiantly enjoyed this film. Robert Zemeckis is one of the most creative movie minds in the business. He has always been way ahead in movie technology. Whether it was Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, or Forrest Gump, Zemeckis has always been where the future technology is. And the same goes for The Polar Express, which is a visual masterpiece... and an okay story.    As stated earlier, the visual effects are amazing in this movie. Zemeckis used a motion …
review by . November 29, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
I became entranced with Chris Van Allsburg's book The Polar Express while working in a bookstore during college. For those who don't know, Allsburg is also the author of Jumanji and Zathura, both of which have been brought to the big screen.    My 7 year old son has been a train fanatic for years, so when we heard that The Polar Express being made into a movie, we were thrilled! My husband, son, and I went to the theater to see the movie and absolutely loved it.     The …
review by . November 24, 2005
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In 1985 sculptor Chris Van Allsburg published his first children's book, THE POLAR EXPRESS, which became an instant classic, especially appropriate for family reading during the holidays. The beauty of the book was not only a simple story about a lad's discovery of the real meaning of Christmas, but also the power of Allburg's glorious art - which was awarded with the Caldecott Medal in 1986.    Some of that book is retained and some of that is lost in this grossly overproduced, …
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