IGOR (2008 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Igor, an American/French movie, has originality and good animation. The script, with a little tweaking, could be a complete winner. But, the best thing about this film is the rendition of Johnny Nash’s song “I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone” which is, ironically, sung by a group of blind children. One good song does not make a great movie.

Storyline

Igor successfully makes Eva who, despite all Igor’s intentions, appears to be moving along the path of goodness and kindness rather than the original purpose of her creation...evilness incarnate.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Tony Leondis for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Jean Luc De Fanti for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Igor (voice of John Cusack), Dr. Holzwurm (voice of Myleene Klass), Dr. Holzwurm’s Igor (voice of Robin Howard), Dr. Herzschlag (voice of Matt McKenna), Dr. Glickenstein (voice of John Cleese), Scamper (voice of Steve Buscemi), Brain (voice of Sean Hayes), Announcer/Royal Guard #2 (voice of Jess Harnell), Dr. Schadenfreude (voice of Eddie Izzard), Jaclyn/Heidi (voice of Jennifer Coolidge), and King Malbert (voice of Jay Leno).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The film engenders a certain likeableness reminiscent of Despicable Me, but this movie fails to reach that film’s level of entertainment value.

Ben Meyers

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