RT on DVD: Waltz with a Shopaholic Pink Panther in Wonderland
Get Bruckheimer's chick flick, Steve Martin's slapstick sequel, an animated Oscar nominee and more!
Star Brendan Fraser chalks up yet another family fantasy clunker with Inkheart, based on the international best-seller by Cornelia Funke. Fraser plays Mo, a man who shares the gift of the "Silvertongue" with his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie (Eliza Bennett), meaning they can both bring characters to life from reading aloud from books. When Mo and Meggie become drawn to one book in particular, a colorful cast of characters pop up to help -- and hinder -- the pair, including Paul Bettany, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, and Helen Mirren. It's a shame, then, that this fantasy tale wound up woefully short on, well, magic. A handful of featurettes on writing and reading accompany the disc.
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