Movie: Sonic the Hedgehog
Direction: Jeff Fowler
Cast: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey
Music: Tom Holkenborg
Cinematographer: Stephen F Windon
Editor: Stacey Schroeder, Debra Neil-Fisher
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
What is it about: It’s an action adventure comedy film where Sonic teams with the local sheriff to find and reclaim his lost rings and escape Dr.Robotnik (Jim Carrey). The film is directed by Jeff Fowler.
Why it’s disappointing: This could stay put for this film.
What to watch out for: We’ve seen this character hopping in action in video games on SEGA consoles. This game was stupendously famous back in the day. A real-life movie based on the same character was a great spectacle. Just like its lead character the film runs at SONIC speed. It not only engages the younger audience but the older ones too with great puns and references from older movies and current affairs. The writing by Pat Casey and Josh Miller was great. They spun a fun-filled screenplay which entertains and cracks you instantly.
The character Sonic was adorable. Voice of Ben Schwartz for Sonic was a perfect match. It makes the CGI character come alive. Jim Carrey is the master of comedy and theatrics, a gem of an actor. James Mardsen as Tom did a commendable job. The rest of the supporting cast did a great job too.
The VFX in the film was seamless and was perfectly rendered with great diligence. Cinematography by Stephen F.Windon was delectable and racy. Editing by Stacey Schroeder and Debra Neil-Fisher was cut throat. All of it was wrapped with a gripping score by Tom Holkenborg.
Verdict: Jeff Fowler, didn’t disappoint even a bit and I’m sure the fans are really happy with final output of the film. The writing was crisp and spirals straight ahead with no deflections. FYI there are two post credit scenes, don’t miss it. Definitely, worth a watch.