Ever have a dream about you or one of you friends getting captured by an evil snake? I know I have. Then, you should watch the Little Prince: The Planet of the Snake. I particularly enjoyed this movie because the Fox is funny and has a good sense of humor. The Fox is always encouraging The Little Prince to keep on going and keep on trying even when times get rough. I enjoyed the plot of the movie as well as the theme, which is "love is stronger than hate." The Little Prince has a lot of love, which keeps him strong.
This film is about this boy named The Little Prince whose true love, Rose gets captured by an evil snake named Snake. The Little Prince embarks on an adventure with his friend Fox to save Rose and destroy Snake once and for all. The Little Prince along with his friend Fox travel to different planets to look for Snake. They start out on the planet that Fox and The Little Prince live on, Asteroid B612 and travel to different parts of space and various planets.
The Little Prince and the Fox gather many clues, which lead them to the mysterious island where Snake is. They get attacked by a bunch of weird black balls of gas called gloomies, which throw them off track when they try to look for Snake.
This movie is animated and, although it could have been better I still enjoyed the story and its message. The problem for me was that the animation and sound weren't in sync. For example, when the Little Prince spoke, you would see his mouth move and two seconds later you would hear him say the word. That was distracting to me.
Still, this is a great movie for ages 3 to 10. Younger kids might find some of the characters and scenes too frightening. Kids who like animated movies and adventure storylines would really like this movie. I give it 3 out of five stars because of its good story and problems with the sound sync.
By Na'im S., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 10
The Little Prince: The Planet the Snake is a twisting, action-packed animated show for kids. It is based on characters from a famous book by Antoine de Saint-Exup�ry called The Little Prince. It comes as a set of three episodes that create one adventure-filled story. It is fun, fast-paced and very exciting. I enjoyed how it made me feel for The Prince while keeping me excited and interested.
The Little Prince: The Planet the Snake is about The Little Prince's journey to rescue his Rose who has been kidnapped by an evil Snake. The prince uses his magic, the help of his friends and his courage to follow the clues to get to the Snake's planet. He faces many treacheries and traps set up by the Snake on his journey, but he perseveres to rescue his Rose. The series has some very detailed animation and the characters show some great expressions. The overall result very visually interesting. This DVD is a bit darker than other titles in The Little Prince series. I didn't like how it references other episodes of the series because, this makes it unable to stand alone, but it does make me want to see the others! Aidan Drummond and Brian Drummond do the voices of The Little Prince and his Fox. Their expressions, like sadness and joy, are done with great character in their voices.
My favorite part of the DVD are the fight scenes between The Little Prince and the Gloomies. These are monsters that are created out of sadness and the loss of hope. These scenes are always very exciting and kept me on the edge of my seat. I also felt that they are spread out enough that they don't get boring or repetitive but keep a consistent theme throughout the show.
The moral of the show is to never lose hope. I feel this is important because it teaches kids to never to give up on their dreams. It also teaches the importance and power of love and reassures us that good always conquers evil. The Little Prince: The Planet the Snake is an interesting film and makes a great addition to the The Little Prince series. I give it 5 out of five stars because it is dramatic and exciting. I recommend it for ages 5 to15. It is available on DVD January 10, 2017 so, go check it out.
By Rohan F., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 10
I found this movie to be moderately enjoyable. Although the story telling is original, it is confusing and a bit hard to follow. There are many questions that are never answered. It does leave the door open for additional sequels in The Little Prince franchise.
The story consists of a snake plunging the universe into darkness until a boy named The Little Prince and his friend, Fox, set out to stop him and save the world. I admire the creativity that goes into some of the ideas, as this film is certainly unique and original. My favorite character is the Fox who is always there for his friend, The Little Prince. Fox also has the best and most witty lines in the film.
The animation style is interesting and above average. However, I am not a fan of the design for Rose. She is a rose character with a human face. It is really strange and reminded me of one of the animated flowers from Disney's Alice in Wonderland. Aside from that character, I enjoyed the animation, especially the designs for outer space. Hands down, the background animation is my favorite part of the visuals. They look like something out of a charming children's book, which I thoroughly enjoyed.
I wish there was more development of the characters. I would have enjoyed seeing more development of The Little Prince character, who struck me as a bit boring. I wanted to know more about him such as, does he have parents? How did he end up in space? I don't know if the director meant to do this, but the character voices are slightly distracting and odd. They sound slightly robotic and almost glitchy. It was distracting for a while, but it only a minor frustration.
I am a newcomer to this series, so I wish there was an introduction to help viewers get up-to-speed about where this movie begins. It was difficult to follow without having seen the previous stories and if you jump into this one as a stand-alone film.
I recommend this movie for ages 4 to 8, especially boys I give it 3 out of 5 stars. The movie releases on DVD on January 10, 2017 so, go check it out.
Reviewed by Calista B., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 13
The Little Prince: The Planet of the Snake is one of the sequels of the series based on this book. This is a wonderful movie for children and I like it because of its message.
Some of you might know the very popular novel The Little Prince by French author Antoine de Saint-Exup�ry. The Little Prince has been adapted into numerous forms over the decades, books, theater, film, audio record, as well as movies. The Little Prince: The Planet of the Snake is about a young boy that should leave his home planet with his companion Fox to try to defeat the snake that is creating chaos, putting the universe in danger and has also kidnapped his flower friend, Rose. The Little Prince and Fox go on a quest to save Rose, but in their journey, they fight danger and go through many adventures. The Little Prince and Fox discover many interesting things in their journey to rescue Rose and protect the planets. The other challenge is to find their way back home.
I like how the producers adapted this iconic novel into a contemporary animated video for kids. Through this film, kids get to know another tale of adventures based on this classic children's literature. The voice actors are quite wonderful. I particularly like Paul Dobson's voice as the Snake as his sinister act was very believable. The animation is modern CGI which brings this classic into a contemporary format. However, the animation isn't like a Disney film; it is more like the show Miraculous Ladybug.
My favorite character is Fox. I love how comic he is and laughed a lot at his funny comments. I also like how the Fox helps The Prince not lose hope when they think they lost Rose. The message of this movie is to not lose hope. The Prince loses hope but the Fox helps him carry on in saving Rose. That is a good message for children. They can learn to help their friends when they feel sad or want to give up. I give this movie 4 out of 5 stars and recommend it to ages 4 to 7. You can find this movie at your local store or on Amazon on January 10, 2017 so, go check it out.
Reviewed by Carla P., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 13
I loved this fantastic animated film. It made me wonder what was going to happen next.
The characters all have a goal that impacts each other in a different way. For example, the Little Prince sets out to save his Rose, who is in great danger with the snake. While the snake just wants peace and quiet in the galaxy, he still decides to keep the Little Prince's Rose. This causes an unpredictable outcome of where the Rose will end up. Two downsides to the film are many strange aspects that don't make sense and some of the characters that partner with the snake are scary and unappealing. This film, directed by Pierre-Alain Charrier, introduces a boy, The Little Prince, voiced by Aidan Drummond and his pet fox who help the galaxy drive out of darkness and chaos caused by the snake. The snake (Paul Dobson) eliminates the stars of the galaxy with the motive to have peace, quiet and darkness just like it was before. On planet B612, The Little Prince's home, his beloved Rose is abducted by the snake. When he finds out that his Rose was taken by the snake, he sets out to find her. With colliding paths of darkness and light it is a wonderful adventure to watch.
The music is very fitting in various situations such as when the snake is enticing Rose to come home with him. The animation is smooth and vivid. My favorite part of the film is when the fox has to give a mysterious creature a part of himself that holds value. His possession is his sense of humor, so he cracks a joke making the scene funny in a desperate situation. The fox (Brian Drummond) creates a balance of adventure and humor to the storyline. The message of this film is to have hope in any given situation. I give this film 3 out of 5 stars, because of its great message and detailed animation. I recommend it for ages 11 to 13 some characters are slightly scary and unusual looking. Look for this epic movie on DVD on January 20th.
Reviewed by Kamryn B., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic age 15