Who, exactly, is this movie for?
Judging by the crying 4 year old that left with her entire family, it's not for the pre-K set. Even my son, a jaded 9 year old, said when there was a lull in the chase scenes - "whew, that's better."
Judging by the commercials, I thought it was for the kindergarten set, even younger. Actually, it's so uneven in action, characters, and story, I don't know WHO this movie is for.
If nothing else, the movie is for FX lovers and CG artists. That was was beautifully done. There are some really stunning scenes, especially underwater and on top of glaciers. The wind and water FX stole the show.
So a thumb up for beauty, a thumb down for the poor kid who will wake up for the next week dreaming of Leopard seals.