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The Last Mimzy

4 Ratings: 2.3
A movie directed by Robert Shaye

Comparisons withE.T.are inevitable, but the more modestThe Last Mimzyis based on the classic short story "Mimzy Were the Borogoves," by Lewis Padgett (a pseudonym for husband-and-wife writing team Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore), that anticipated … see full wiki

Director: Robert Shaye
MPAA Rating: PG
4 reviews about The Last Mimzy
review by . August 31, 2007
The title of this movie, The Last Mimzy, refers to a toy bunny doll that is actually a form of artificial intelligence, created in the distant future, and sent back in time. Its creator is a scientist who lives in an Earth that has been so polluted that the human gene pool has been horribly damaged. These scientist makes these toy dolls and sends them back through time to collect virgin human DNA to bring back to the future to replenish the human gene pool. No Mimzy has ever made it back to the …
review by . August 19, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
This is an enjoyable film that features decent performances and effects, and is an overall appealing show for families. It begins with the basic plot of an extraordinary encounter that brings magical powers and big responsibilities to a couple of young children who are not quite ready for it. The film plays off of the wonder and curiosity that there may be powers beyond the ordinary -- something that almost all fantasy scenarios draw upon -- and ties this scenario to the idea that only through imagination …
review by . July 11, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
There's much to like in `The Last Mimzy'. With so many paranormal phenomena that skim across the story like a stone, much of the acting and directing make this pre-teen fantasy film laudably plausible, not an easy task given the shape of things. It must be conceded that the journey through crystals, palm readings, premonitions, and alien beings is an acquired taste, but for those who take such fare less seriously, the movie can be mesmerizing and rewarding.     We start with …
review by . July 11, 2007
There's much to like in `The Last Mimzy'. With so many paranormal phenomena that skim across the story like a stone, much of the acting and directing make this pre-teen fantasy film laudably plausible, not an easy task given the shape of things. It must be conceded that the journey through crystals, palm readings, premonitions, and alien beings is an acquired taste, but for those who take such fare less seriously, the movie can be mesmerizing and rewarding.     We start with …
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