Beowulf

Whatever I was expecting from Robert Zemeckis’ 2007 CGI mo-cap interpretation of the ancient Anglo-Saxon classic, Beowulf was a complete surprise. It might share technology with The Polar Express,  but this is no children’s fantasy. It carries a hard ’12’ rating – as bloody and unsettling as The Dark Knight – but its pitch as a grown-up type of monster tale is mostly carried by its themes.

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