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A Missed Opportunity
on 24 April 2012
I must admit that after seeing Dreamworks Animations previous film 'The Prince Of Egypt' (Which is excellent by the way) I had high hopes for 'Joseph King of Dreams'. Unfortunately the film suffers from a dire score and and a lacklustre script and story adaptation.
Having Ben Affleck as the voice of Joseph makes him sound wooden and insincere as a lead character and the supporting cast don't add much weight to the film either.
As a kid's film it is mediocre with far better offerings from Disney and other Dreamworks films.
The one thing I did enjoy about the movie is that the dream sequences are beautifully animated and the backgrounds in these scenes are straight from a Vincent Van Gogh painting which was really quite impressive.
Overall though I was disappointed with 'Joseph' and felt the film given more time and care could have been as good as its predecessor.