By Jorge Figueiredo - September 16th, 2013
Epic (from Blue Sky Studios) is the story of a world hidden within our own, where a secret battle rages on between the forces of light, and the forces of darkness – the fate of which determines the survival of the forest. Sadly, the film doesn’t really live up to its name. As impressive as it is, Epic is a production that leads you up a hill, promising a fantastic view, spending most of the journey distracting you with half-stories about everything along the path. When you finally get to the top, you notice that all you can see are taller hills with better views, and better tour guides to take you there. That being said, kids will most likely enjoy the ride, as it follows a formula that has enough variables to appeal to their sensibilities.
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