Astro Boy A thrilling tale of a true hero, “Astro Boy” is an all-new, full-length feature film full of action, adventure, humor and heart, brought to life on the big screen in breathtaking CGI 3D animation.
Set in futuristic Metro City, the movie “Astro Boy” is about a young robot with incredible powers. Powered by pure positive “blue” energy, “AstroBoy” (Freddie Highmore) is endowed (perhaps not in the way you’re thinking) with super strength, X-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly… not to mention the purest spirit on the planet. Embarking on a journey across the planet to discover his powers, “Astro Boy” encounters a netherworld of robot gladiators and other comic characters, and learns the joys and emotions of being human. When he learns his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy marshals all his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City, in a valiant effort to save everything he cares about and to embrace his place in the world.
Set in futuristic Metro City| Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to
fulfill the grieving man’s expectations| our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance| experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators| before
he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Rotten Plot: While it isn’t terribly original, and it seems to have a political agenda that may rankle some viewers, Astro Boy boasts enough visual thrills to please its target