With Pixar setting the standard, it’s difficult for any “off-label” CG production to stand out, and this effort from Lionsgate and Crest Animation barely manages to hold its own, despite a talented voice cast including Danny Glover and the late Dennis Hopper. While Alpha and Omega
is not an all-out failure, it is mediocre on every level. The odd-couple story is sweet, but not particularly charming. The pace doesn’t lag, though it’s never exciting. There are scary moments that contain no suspense. Everything about this movie begins with good intent only to fizzle immediately afterward.
The film revolves around two packs of wolves competing for dominan...