Film Review: The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Ever since Wallace started inventing, Morph befriended Chas and we got introduced to the inner thoughts of those living in a zoo, Aardman Animations has constantly raised the bar for stop motion animation, creating a plasticine niche all to themselves. And with their medium of choice just a little time consuming in production, it has meant they have always been boxed into smaller shorts. Full feature length films making up a miniscule fraction of their impressive film history.

Whilst they may not be that familiarly on the big screen, to date they have only produced 5 feature films in a 40 year history, when they do venture towards it, it is usually with spectacular results. Chicken Run, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Arthur Christmas all rating over 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, and while lagging slightly behind, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! can easily hold its own amongst them. Read more