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The high frame rate is strong with this one, and the opening scene is epic. But after that, this entire movie is really just one big battle. It's great and all but feels more like Act 3 of a film than an entire movie by itself. People die (oh, SPOILER ALERT) but you don't care a bit because the previous movies opted for more plotpoints over character development.
What this movie does best is make me want to see the original Lord of the Rings trilogy again.
Artsy, and I appreciate an animated film for adults, but this is an awful love story. Chico's an ass, yet Rita pines for him. Chico tries to get her back...except he doesn't really try that hard. Good thing Rita just wants him so bad!
Michael Keaton and Ed Norton are simply brilliant, and there's some really juicy scenes. Plus the technical feat of making it look like the entire movie is a single take is pretty incredible on its own. That said, the plot felt very wandering to me, and I never really cared for any of the characters. I was intrigued but soon started wondering what the whole point is. And the ending was just confusing.
Great acting and visuals, and I loved the ending. However, the film dragged for me after a while. It also didn't help that the IMAX mix was torture on my ears. I also never cared for any of the characters.