The scope is at once miniscule and monumental in Ice Age
director Chris Wedge’s derivative yet visually arresting Epic
, a vibrant blend of The Borrowers
, Horton Hears a Who
, and Alice in Wonderland
, served up in Star Wars
trappings. Wedge’s third feature outing scores points for spot-on voice casting, satisfying characterization, and sweeping action in the context of a story that’s just
original enough to stand on its own two legs, ensuring an exciting trip into a wondrous world for parents and children alike.
The story begins in the deep forest, where Professor Bomba (voice of Jason Sudeikis) has been searching...