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The 2005 film directed by Nick Park, about the continuing adventures of the zany inventor and his faithful dog.

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The most impressive aspect about W & G is its clay animation.

  • Jun 27, 2006
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I was very surprised that I sat through this movie! When I first saw the previews to this I wasn't to enthuse to see it even the kids, unless they haven't notice it as much. I don't know what I was complaining about. The Clay Animation was by far the most interesting format of animation I've ever seen. I'll admit that the whole idea of a Were-Rabbit is ab-it unbelievable and ab-it childish, but Nick Park adds substance to it which what makes everyone love it. I mean, there won't be a 10 foot rabbit on the loose and there definitely won't be 8 foot werewolves as said in " Dog Soldiers." Then again, Were-Rabbits and Werewolves aren't actual creatures. But either way, it worked out very well.

I really like the rough, hands-on quality of the Claymation figures. The fact that you can see fingerprints in the clay is a nice, personal touch. The voice actors did a great job, and there are some great humor in it, some of which are not for children and possibly go over there heads, but are not overt in their adult-ness. Much more empathy for the characters in this film than in "Chicken Run." How can you not be impressed with clay characters that show more expression and emotion than Paul Walker and Keanu Reeves combined? The Curse of the Were-rabbit is, as director Nick Park calls it, the world's first vegetarian horror movie that will entertain both kids and adults alike.

Again, the story is a lot of fun, well set-up, well written, well executed. There's lot's of fantastic characters in here, not just Wallace & Gromit. Cracking good movie! Now I see why this movie won for best animated feature in the Oscars!!!:)

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A decade after their last hilarious short, the Oscar-winningA Close Shave, Claymation wonders Wallace and Gromit return for a full-length adventure. Daffy scientist Wallace (voiced by Peter Sallis) and his heroic dog Gromit are doing well with their business, Anti-Pesto, a varmint-hunting outfit designed to keep their English town safe from rabbits chomping on prized vegetables. Wallace meets Lady Tottington (Helena Bonham Carter), who appreciates Wallace's humane way of dealing with rabbits (courtesy of the Bun-Vac 6000), and sets up a rivalry with the gun-toting Victor Quartermaine (Ralph Fiennes, enjoying himself more than ever). Creator Nick Park, with co-director/writer Steve Box, delivers a story worthy of the 85-minute running time, although it stretches the act a bit; the formula plays better shorter, but the literally hand-crafted film is a joy to watch. Taking a chapter from classic horror films, a giant were-rabbit is soon on the prowl, and the town is up in arms, what with the annual vegetable contest close at hand. (Anyone who's seen the previous three shorts knows who saves the day.) Never content to do something simply when the extravagant will do, W&G's lives are filled with whimsical Rude Goldberg-style devices, and the opening number showcasing their alarm system is pure Aardman Animation at its finest. Even though there's a new twist here--a few mild sight gags aimed at adults--this G-rated film will delight young and old alike as Park, ...
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Director: Nick Park, Steve Box
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release Date: October 5, 2005
MPAA Rating: G
DVD Release Date: February 7, 2006
Runtime: 82 minutes
Studio: Aardman Animation, Dreamworks
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