The end of humanity, death of a civilization, dwindling resources, a race against time and corrupt authorities--all in a family-friendly fantasy setting! Imperiled humans built the underground city of Ember to provide a safe haven for 200 years. But time is up, and the generator that powers the city has broken. Now, teenagers Lina and Doon are on a secret mission to save the inhabitants from certain death. Original and visually impressive, with a relevant "green" theme, but the funhouse-like setting and general weirdness detract from the story.
Gil Kenan's Monster House was a pleasantly surprising shout-out to the kind of kids’ adventure movies they don't make that often any more. The film was clearly the product of a man raised on movies like The Goonies, Explorers, and Monster Squad. Kenan's highly anticipated follow-up, City of Ember, also ...Read More
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