TURBO (U) (3D)
Run time: 96mins
Release date: 18 October
Director: David Soren
Voice cast: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Pena, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins
Synopsis: Turbo is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an ordinary snail who dares to dream big – and fast. After a freak accident miraculously gives him the power of super-speed, Turbo kicks his dreaming into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey to achieve the seemingly impossible: racing against famed driver Guy Gagne in the Indianapolis 500. With the help of Turbo’s tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer too small.
A well made animated film, particularly effective in 3D, this comedy about the need for speed of a snail who acquires super powers is a delightfully fun-filled romp. Turbo (Ryan Reynolds), the small snail with super speed, is well supported by a dazzling ensemble cast of voices, including, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez, Richard Jenkins and Michael Pena, to name a few. They all really make this David and Goliath – or tortoise and hare? – story a joy, managing to convey the obvious enjoyment they had making it.
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