Parents' Guide to

Tellur Aliens

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Kids protect planet from evil in dull, poorly made tale.

Movie NR 2016 67 minutes
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age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Awful, disjointed tale with stilted animation and terrible dubbing

Don’t bother with this when there is so much better stuff to watch out there. Dubbed dialogue has odd phrasing and emphasis, story is extremely stilted, none of the characters likeable and there is an instance of a being that hypnotises perceived threats that suddenly dials up the age by three years for sheer creep factor. Boring for kids, unwatchable for adults. AVOID.
age 7+

Great movie to look at!

I watched this with my brother, we are seniors and loved it! The animation is a joy to see, brilliant colors, highly-detailed, imaginative. Also the characters were very creative. I felt the story line was dark and disjointed but with the main characters being so likeable I was able to relax- (-; The whole experience would work for a serial show.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (2):

This isn't the worst cartoon out there, but nothing here -- not the conception, the script, the animation -- hasn't been done before elsewhere at a much higher level of quality. The message is generic: Don't give up on your dreams. The English dialogue feels alien itself, just shy of normal idiomatic speech, and the actors, whose accents are good, repeatedly put the emPHAsis on the wrong sylLAbles. This endeavor seems to have started as a television idea with a final product that looks like disjointed episodes stitched together to create the illusion of a feature film. Cartoon violence and forces of evil in this stilted animated tale may frighten the youngest audiences, but the tendency for Tellur Aliens to endlessly explain everything that has already happened and then foretell everything that is about to happen makes young kids the only audience this won't bore to death.

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