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Home (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Home
Year: 2015
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: Tim Johnson
Starring: Jim Parsons Rihanna, Steve Martin
About: An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyqZf8LiWvM

My Review:
Having not seen Home in years and buying it after looking for it for ages I was extremely happy to give this movie another watch. Knowing this was a film I enjoyed the first time I seen it I had high expectations of this film and what I was expecting and I am so glad to have this film surprise me by having me enjoy it even more than previously.

I love how this film starts with showing how the Boov keep running away from their enemies which I think sets the atmosphere for the movie really well. With only one of them seeming different and that being Oh I like how it shows how he is just wanting to be friends with people and makes mistakes like everyone however wants to fix them as much as he possibly can. With finding a human girl and learning from her about family and the need for friendship I thought it was really sweet and created an amazing bond between the alien and the human as well as making the audience want them to survive together. Not only this humour throughout this film helped to keep it nice and light which is perfect for children while also having a more emotional impact when the girl finally gets reunited with her mother after being away from her because of the aliens and thinking they will never see each other again. Not only that but by showing how far family will go to get back to each other and the love for each other helped Oh to discover why the aliens they were running away from was searching for them and it was because they had the young of that species in which the leader of the Boov had stolen from them which could have made their race extinct. The animation throughout was really well done as well and helped to create the atmosphere and make this movie a great experience in which I found it really easy to get lost in.

Overall, this is a great animation movie in which I would recommend for the whole family as well as for those who are looking for a comedy movie. This is definitely a movie I will see again and I can't think of any faults with it.

My Rating: 5/5 

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