Treasure Planet Movie Review Summary

Actors: Brian Murray, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, David Hyde Pierce, Martin Short

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This Disney movie is based on Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" It intertwines CGI Animation and Hand Drawn Animation fluently for wonderful detail and awesome effects.
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It is mainly about 15 year old Jim Hawkins(Gordon-Levitt) who finds a treasure map to a planet that is 'the loot of a thousand worlds'. Doctor Doppler (Pierce) finances the trip and they board the RLS Legacy with Captain Amelia (Thompson) who assigns young Hawkins to the ships cook, John Silver(Murray), a cyborg. Jim and Silver develop a father-son relationship and find that they care for each other. Just as Silver and Jim seem to have established a bond, Jim finds himself in the middle of mutiny. Silver plots the entire mutiny and will do anything to get his treasure. Jim,the captain and Doppler escape the ship and find B.E.N (Short) who leads Jim right ot the treasure. Silver must choose between the treasure and Jim when Jim's life is in danger. Jim proves himself to be a man and Silver proves himself to be a caring character.
The review of this Movie prepared by LaVada

This Disney movie based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, "Treasure Island" is a very unique blend of computer animation and regular animation and they do it very well. Although at times, they try to be too funny, it turns out well. It is basically the classic plot of young Jim Hawkins (Gordon-Levitt) who finds a map to Treasure Planet, which contains all the treasure of a long lost pirate. He boards with Captain Amelia (Thompson) and is assigned to be assistant to John Silver (Murray), the cook who is a cyborg, half humand, half robot. Jim and Silver develop a father son relationship and find that they care for each other. But Silver has bigger fish to fry. Through discoveries, Jim finds that Silver is planning to take over the ship and the map and take the treasure for himself. Jim gets the remaining crew off before the seige. They camp out on the planet and meet a friendly robot, B.E.N. who leads the way to the treasure.
The review of this Movie prepared by Michael Gookin

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Spying - Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   fighting space pirates (really!) Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   treasure/money If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Cartoon?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this movie takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society    -   empty, or nearly empty world    -   nebula    -   black hole    -   asteroid Planet outside our solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mansion    -   bar/restaurant    -   small town

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   upbeat Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs    -   exploding spaceships    -   exotic spaceships    -   exotic aliens    -   exotic big cities    -   exotic alien landscape Is this movie based on a    -   book

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