Astro Kid (2019) Movie Review

ABC Film Challenge – Animation – W – Astro Kid (2019). This is under W because of the lead character Willy.

Astro Kid

Director: Eric Tosti

Writer: David Alaux, Eric Tosti, Jean-Francois Tosti (Screenplay)

Starring: (Voice Talents) Landen Beattie, Jason Anthony, Laura Post, Keith Silverstein, Susan Myres

Plot: Upon the destruction of their ship, Willy is separated from his parents. He lands on a wild and unexplored planet and with the help of Buck, a survival robot, he will have to hold until the arrival of a rescue mission.

Runtime: 1 Hour 29 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Astro Kid starts when a family of explorers in space find themselves caught in the middle of an asteroid belt. Causing their son Willy to find himself sent to another planet to survive with a robot Buck, while waiting for rescue.

Willy wants to use this as a chance to get to explore a new planet. Showing off his skills as an explorer, with a host of different dangerous creatures living on the planet.

Thoughts on Astro Kid

Astro Kid is an animated movie that will show a young boy that gets stranded on an unexplored planet. One filled with different creatures for him to discover himself. This animation does create a beautiful and colourful world, with the creatures and plant life.

Each creature will have its own design, which always feels like a different version of something we might know, with a twist on them. The idea that a young boy must learn to adapt to this new world and the unknown dangers. It might offer is one that it filled with the peril which will make it fascinating. This is one that might be more focused on the younger audience, but it will have enough material for the older audience too. Being one of the more enjoyable animated movies of the recent years, with the pure beauty of the world.

Final Thoughts Astro Kid is an enjoyable animation filled with the beautiful the filmmaking can produce from an unknown world.

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