There's an undeniable Ratatouille
vibe that runs through David Soren's family-friendly animated film Turbo
, but thankfully he also whips up a classic Warner Bros. feel in the opening act. The main character, a snail (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) whose nickname gives the movie its title, dreams of being able to run -- or slide, however it is that snails move -- superfast. This leads to some amusing sequences in which we're shown how fast Turbo thinks he's moving, and his actual, well, snail's pace.
His worrywart brother Chet (Paul Giamatti) is forever exasperated that Turbo doesn't just accept his life. However, when Turbo finds hims...