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By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Shoddily animated adventure is too violent for young kids.

Movie PG 2008 107 minutes
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age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

For older than 7

My 8 year old and I liked it. It was a familiar theme but it would not be easy to predict all the events that happened in the story. I think that people can't review a movie without watching it first. I had never heard of this movie but will definitely tell all the parents I know to watch it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Great messages
Great role models
age 8+

Liked by this parent and his 7 year old

Aliances between enemies and betrayal of friends/family are all fairly portrayed. Good messages about tolerance and resolving differences. Interesting fantasy creatures and sufficient action.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (5 ):

It's difficult to follow DELGO's convoluted plot. Between the political intrigue, General Bogardus' gambling addiction, Sedessa and Raius' evil plot, and the tension between the occupying Nohrin and the occupied Lockni, the story gets way too bogged down; this is an animated fantasy film, not four seasons of Battlestar Galactica crammed into an hour and a half.

Even kids and their parents who can keep up wtih all of the political machinations may have trouble looking past the creepy, reptilian-like creatures (who would have been better off imagined as human-looking aliens). And the animation, although computer animated, is more 1988 than 2008. The one redeeming thing about this film is that viewers get to hear Bancroft's commanding contralto voice one last time. It's just a shame the project isn't worthy of her (or most of the cast's) considerable talent.

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