Volcanologist Trevor Anderson ventures to Iceland with some young charges to continue the research of his missing brother Max, whose notes in the margins of a tattered copy of Jules Verne's classic sci-fi fantasy novel help guide the group. Soon they're battling ancient flora and fauna in, you guessed it, the earth's core. Only problem is they have to find their way out or risk being trapped. The CGI is wild, with carnivorous plants, flying piranhas, dinosaurs and other creepy creatures, and affable Fraser keeps it all cheery, but the plot's a bit thin and the premise is, well, silly. Just enjoy the thrill-ride and don't think too much.
Review by Brian Tallerico
"I wish I'd read the book."
It's rare, but, every once in a while, a character in the movie you're reviewing writes the review for you. Those six simple words are spoken by Sean (Josh Hutcherson), a PSP-loving, adult-hating 13-year-old who goes on a break-neck adventure with his ...Read More