"Laughed, laughed some more, laughed till I cried"
"sharp humour and excellent acting"
"funny and entertaining, even on the 858th viewing"
"A cool movie"
The highlight of the bonus material is the exclusive short "Scrat's
Missing Adventure" but for the real nitty-gritty go to "Under the Ice"
At the dawn of the Ice Age, twenty thousand years
ago, a group of three creatures finds an infant child and team up together
to return him to his father. There's Manfred, a depressed woolly mammoth,
Sid, an amusing sloth and Diego, a mischievous sabre-toothed tiger. Along
the way they are joined by a squirrel named Scrat, who is constantly
trying to bury his much-loved acorn...
It's 20,000 years ago and there's a bit of a nip in the air
as the Ice Age kicks off. Manfred the well-meaning mammoth, Sid the
fast-talking sloth and Diego the duplicitous sabre-tooth tiger form a
reluctant and unlikely alliance when they come across a helpless human
baby. As they try to return the tot to his migrating tribe, the trio must
battle more than just the elements in this harsh world of predators and
prey. There's plenty of light relief from the dramatic tension and superb
action sequences, notably in the form of the brilliant comic invention
Scrat, an apparently insane sabre-tooth squirrel who steals any scene in
which he - and his acorn - appear (although a flock of keen but hapless
dodos gives him a close run for the film's comic laurels).
Featuring the voice talents of Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John
Leguizamo, Ice Age is a thrilling, chilling comedy adventure that's
On the DVD: Ice Age on DVD boasts a whole host of special
features, including commentary by director Chris Wedge and co-director
Carlos Saldhona, deleted scenes and trailers. This contains numerous featurettes
of varying lengths, including "The Making of Ice Age", "Behind the
Scenes", "Art of Effects" and "Sid's Voice Development".
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