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Movie review: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, by Hironobu Sakaguchi

Webmaster’s note 1/17/2016: This is an old review from the previous version of the site, which we’re bringing in as a post so that it’ll be searchable in the reviews categories with newer content.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

reviewed by Erin Barger

OK. Just got back from seeing Final Fantasy.

Animation: Very well done, very realistic. However, it is so close to be real that it’s almost distracting that it’s not real.

Plot: As far as your typical sci-fi goes, it’s, like I said, typical. Though the introduction of Gaia into the scene added a nice touch.

Characterization: Most of the characters were well developed. Though the bad guy, the General, could have used something a bit more.

Over all a very good movie with a nice ending (which I won’t reveal here). The paper gave it 3 1/2 stars. I’m going to say that’s about what it deserves, IMHO.