Presenting animated shorts inspired by Zack Snyder's new film, Sucker Punch. Director Zack Snyder and animator Ben Hibon collaborated with Comflix Studios to further explore the fantasy worlds in the film. The animated shorts provide a distinct glimpse into those surreal places, allowing people to experience the worlds in a very unique way. "It made sense to me to not only approach the worlds from an original direction in terms of story and focus," says Snyder, "but also to really push the visual style in a different direction as well. Having seen his contribution to the latest Harry Potter film and looking at some of his other recent work, Ben's talent was obvious and his aesthetic felt like a perfect fit. His work is graphic and visually arresting." Hibon relished an opportunity to expand upon Snyder's unique vision. "Zack is one of the most exciting and original directors working in Hollywood today. Sucker Punch is nothing short of pure visual madness." DISTANT PLANET: In Sucker Punch, the girls find themselves on another planet battling a robot militia on a hijacked train. In "Distant Planet" events unfold from the perspective of the robot hijackers leading up to the girls' arrival. Sometimes those with less have more to fight for...
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
The movie spins out of control, until it collapses in a heap, senseless.Bruce Diones, New Yorker, 04.10.2011
Gun-toting hotties combat assorted villains and their robot henchmen in this tawdry, repellent action fantasy.Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader, 12.06.2011
Snyder likes to think that his Russian nesting doll of a concept is enough to excuse its hollow center.William Goss, Film.com, 06.29.2011
This artless and soulless film is one of the most depressing things made in the past decade.Thomas Caldwell, Cinema Autopsy, 04.07.2011