Cinema review: Escape from Plant Earth (U)

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Undated Film Still Handout from Escape From Planet Earth. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Entertainment in Film. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.

Jealousy, fear and the menace of Simon Cowell test the bonds of fraternal love in Cal Brunker’s uninspired computer-animated adventure.

Establishing a brisk tone from its opening sequence, Escape From Planet Earth charts a predictable course from conflict to reconciliation as feuding alien siblings put their differences aside to overcome the galaxy’s great menace: man.