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on 18 August 2010
Nicholas cage is back on form!! It's been years in the coming but after years over over animated, manic characters it was great to see him play a controlled character to great effect. His apprentice, Dave, was like a skinny Ross Geller without much of the comic charm, I can't help feeling his affections would have made his love interest run a mile in real life.
The story was cliché'd, there was never any doubt how it was going to end, and `Dave' the hero seemed a little to old to convince, probably to justify his knowledge of Physics.
That said the movie was well paced, imaginative, packed with excellent effects/scenes and utterly engaging performances. The scene with the Chinese dragon was particularly strong. Took children from 5 - 12 and all thoroughly enjoyed.