(April 7, 2019) Original
(July 7, 2019) New Trailer (#2) / New Poster (#3)
December 13, 2019
From IMDb: “When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.”
Poster Rating: B- / C- / C+
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Review: (#1) Aliens beaming up our protagonists is an interesting representation of the film’s premise, though perhaps a bit inaccurate. (#2) Less accurate than the predecessor, but also lacking in the interesting details that made it something to observe.
(#3) There are a lot of details here, though they are spread out across the design, which gives a bit too much irregular spacing to the design.
Trailer Rating: B / B-
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Review: (#1) If you’re a fan of Shaun the sheep, this should immediately entice you. Fans of Aardman animation will see some elements that are interesting, but also some that isn’t.
(#2) The humor feels strangely dialed back in this second trailer, but the overall thrust of the film and the magic of Aardman animation is still on full display.
It may end up as a Best Animated Feature nominee, but there’s a lot of potential competition this year that might keep it out of the running.