Tomorrowland: A World Beyond | DVD review – A zippy sci-fi romp for George & Britt

Inspired by a Disneyland theme-park ride, peppy sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland: A World Beyond finds George Clooney’s grizzled, grumpy recluse teaming up with Britt Robertson’s bright-eyed, bushy-tailed teenager and an enigmatic, seemingly ageless little girl (Raffey Cassidy) for a world-saving race against time.

The nature of their quest is rather convoluted – it involves magic badges, killer robots, Hugh Laurie’s shifty scientist and a futuristic utopia gone bad – and it takes some rather cumbersome plotting to put all the pieces in place. But when things get going director Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) gives the action plenty of zip and there are some enjoyably inventive set pieces – just wait until you see what’s in store for the Eiffel Tower.

Certificate 12. Runtime 125 mins. Director Brad Bird.

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on Blu-Ray & DVD from 5th October.

 

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