By Eric Fortune
“La Planete Sauvage” is a french animated film also known as “Fantastic Planet” in english. This animated feature has been around since 1973. I’ve seen this cover on vhs tapes at the local video rental store for years and yet I never took the time to watch the film. On a recent visit to my parents house my brother randomly brought up the film and we sat down and watched it.
As a bonus the sound track is also quite good and I thought complimented the imagery perfectly. For anyone into hip hop you may very well notice some samples used from the film on some classic hip hop trizacks.
ps I always say “expectations” can kill a good film. So to prep myself prior to any movie I feel myself getting my hopes up for I repeat these three phrases. “Worst plot ever. Worst special effects ever. And Worst acting EVER.” This usually sets me straight. You may hate this film 😉