Movie Review: City of Ember (2008)

City of Ember (2008)City of Ember

MPAA Rating: PG

Length: 90 Minutes

Year: 2008

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Plot Summary: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember’s once powerful generator is failing … and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

Director: Gil Kenan

Writers: Caroline Thompson, Jeanne Duprau

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray

Buy or Rent – City of Ember (2008)

Review: Scientists, in an effort to protect and ensure the continuation of the human race builds an underground city to last 200 years, but as we all know, humans are idiots and somewhere along the line, stuff gets lost, and people forget about it, and then things start falling apart. Now to be perfectly honest, this movie was a bit of a snoozer, and the people are really, really dumb, you live underground, don’t you think there would be stuff above you, maybe we should check it out, (just saying), if it was me, I would’ve been long gone.


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