Rango: Blu Ray Review
Rango Blu Ray
Released by Universal Home Entertainment
Johnny Depp stars as a chameleon with an identity crisis in this
zanily brilliant computer animated outing.
pet chameleon finds his life changed one day on a road trip when he's flung out
onto a desert road by accident.
Stripped of his
life inside his terrarium, the chameleon finds himself in the Wild West, in the
town of Dirt.
Being of an actorly bent, the
chameleon reinvents himself as Rango, and finds himself thrust into the role of
Sheriff for Dirt.
But Dirt's got a problem -
they're running out of water, the only commodity that talks in the town - and so
Sheriff Rango sets out to try and save the day when their only source is
Rango is insane, loony and beautifully animated.
A film about critters and lizards it may be - but the
level of detail in the animation of the characters and their depth is to die
The story takes a little bit of time to get going - but
there's some genuine zaniness in some of the lines uttered by Rango and there
are plenty of nods to westerns in general as well as a major tribute to Clint
Stick with Rango - despite its slightly
unusual opening, its oddball nature appeals and never irritates.
Extras: Deleted scenes, storyboarding, behind the
scenes docos and interactive trip to Dirt