Stars: Voices of Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly
Director: Shane Acker
Rating: PG-13, violence, scary images
On the Web:filminfocus.com/film/9
The film "9" is not a perfect 10, but its imperfection makes it gripping and bewitching.
This post-apocalyptic cartoon fable is the rare piece of 3-D animation that feels handmade from cuffs to collar. Shane Acker, the writer-director, sweeps you up in gimcrack panoramas that merge into a desolate beauty. This movie will make young-adult and older…