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56 of 59 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars retro story
This story is inspired by a 1970s episode of the Superfriends where Lex Luthor and the Legion of Doom go back in time to stop Superman, Wonder Woman and the Green Lantern from becoming the heroes they were destined to become. This movie is a retelling of that story put into more modern times and involving young heroes from the future to help stop Lex and the Legion of...
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3.0 out of 5 stars JLA all the way!
In an attempt to get younger viewers into becoming interested in the idea of a full-on Justice League live-action movie, but not willing to shell out for a new TV series, DC Comics decided instead to do a short made-for-video movie done in the style of the old Challenge Of The Superfriends show. This is an video currently exclusive to Target stores, but more than likely...
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56 of 59 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars retro story, January 23, 2014
This story is inspired by a 1970s episode of the Superfriends where Lex Luthor and the Legion of Doom go back in time to stop Superman, Wonder Woman and the Green Lantern from becoming the heroes they were destined to become. This movie is a retelling of that story put into more modern times and involving young heroes from the future to help stop Lex and the Legion of Doom from preventing the Kents from adopting and raising baby Clark. It does not follow any recent storyline from the Justice League. It has the feel of the Superfriends with Superman being the leader of the group of heroes giving the orders to the others in the league as he did in the 70s. In this story Lex and others from the Legion of Doom go back in time along with some of the Justice League to help stop this from happening. The young future heroes help save the day. Don't surprised to see some cameos from characters only seen in the original Superfriends show. It's a story you can safely watch with young children. If you are old enough to remember the Superfriends you will probably enjoy this fun little story. It is just an hour of retro fun and I recommend it for anyone who enjoys the DC Superheroes.
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30 of 33 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not just a cash grab, February 1, 2014
This review is from: JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (DVD)
The unconventional way this was initially released (a Target exclusive with almost zero promotion) made it seem like it must be nothing more than a low budget "toy commercial." But JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time was actually a pleasant surprise. The movie is throwback fun offering an original time traveling escapade, light-hearted tone and paradoxes galore. This movie rekindles that Saturday morning cartoon feeling, presenting Super Friends the way I only remember it in my nostalgic mind. The plot isn’t air tight, but it also isn’t stupid. It just does its job in setting the stage for updated versions of colorful heroes and villains to engage in some well animated action that does not overstay its welcome.

Yes, at 52 minutes this is a tad on the short side, but it didn't feel rushed, and the animation is on par with many DC animated TV series. In fact, the tone is somewhat similar to the lighter 3rd season of Justice League Unlimited, but much more grounded than the 80's Super Friends. This is definitely aimed at a younger crowd than something like Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, but is does not deserve to be dismissed as even adults could find something to enjoy.
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not too bad. Enjoyed it., January 25, 2014
Big fan of the DC Justice League animations. I own every single DC animated movie, as well as all the JL seasons, all on Blu Ray. This movie came out of nowhere. Never even heard about it until I went to Target today and saw it in the new releases. It's a Target exclusive and for a limited time (supposedly). Retails for $14.99 (got it on sale for $12.99).

My Personal Pros:
- Animation is about avg and not as good as the recent movies. Could be worse I guess
- Story is about time travel hence the title which I was pretty happy with.
- Pretty big cast of the more well known DC characters.
- Karate Kid and Dawnstar from the Legion of Super Heroes make an appearance in their 1st movie along side of the Justice League. Was afraid I wouldn't like them here but was liked seeing the new faces.
- Like all or most of the DC animated movies, it also includes 2 bonus shorts. 1st one was The Mysterious Time Creatures from the All New Super Friends Hour Season 2 from 1977. About 23 min long. 2nd one was Elevator to Nowhere from Super Friends Season 5 from 1980). Only about 8 min long. Both are a welcome editions for great cheezy nostalgic fun. It's the 1st time they've included bonus shorts from this era. I actually remember seeing these episodes when I was a kid.

My Personal Cons:
- It's only 53 min long.
- Lack of special features (behind the scenes, interviews, future projects, etc).
- DVD only so no Blu Ray version.
- Worth at least a rental but you can't since it's a Target store exclusive.
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars If "SuperFriends" had been just a bit more kick-ass, February 7, 2014
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This review is from: JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (DVD)
At first, I was skeptical about the "G" rating, which gives the impression that it's aimed more at the "kidlets," which in a way it is; then I was skeptical with its premise, being a "time travel" adventure.

Now regarding the first concern, although this may be reasonably perceived as an animated feature targeting "younger" audiences (seriously, no "pun" was intended there, as I found out only after having viewed this movie just prior to writing this review that this DTD-original had been initially released as a "Target" stores exclusive, supposedly to help promote a new toy line), I can't help but come away with the feeling that the "real" target audience for feature is those of us awash with a heavy dose of "nostalgia."

This movie is essentially "SuperFriends," given a bit of an "update" boost, making it a bit more sophisticated (you can also read "sophisticated" as "mature") without really pushing the limits of "good taste" too hard, as many of the "DCAU" PG/PG-13 rated features tend to do -- often needlessly.

Although they've amped-up the "intensity" considerably from what used to be "Saturday Morning" fare (which may cause some to question whether the "G" rating was truly sufficient), the dialogue in some areas and the littering of "inside jokes" puts this movie on a level that only us "oldsters" who grew up on a steady diet of "SuperFriends" could fully understand & appreciate. In other words, it's really going to feel more like it's "OUR" movie than "theirs"... and surprisingly, that's not necessarily a bad thing or anything that'll make us feel ashamed.

On the second point, DC animated projects have used the "time travel" theme with the "Justice League" quite characters effectively before (think the "JLU" 2-part episode, "The Once and Future Thing," for example), but again, given that this was a "G" rated feature, and that the time travel element would be revolving around "The Time Trapper" of the "Legion of Superheroes" title, I once again had my doubts. Surprisingly, I found that this premise had been handled quite skillfully, given the clear limitations of the story.

Yes, I've read with much interest the fact that many are upset with the exclusion of the JL characters we've come to expect over time, especially the "Green Lantern" and a "Hawk-somebody," but in all honesty, I was having such an enjoyable time just going along with the movie that I didn't even have time to think about who was missing or who had been added... I was actually focusing more on character design than anything.

Overall, although it's a "short" film and they did have to rush through a few things in order to keep the story flowing, I still found it a surpising entry. With just the right doses of humor (the "Kansas Cornfield" romp had me busting a gut throughout, and I'm not an easy laugh), I found it an intriguing, well-balanced and nicely executed story which might have even been something that could've worked as a standard DCAU original movie if given a considerable amount of refinement and had been made a little more "raw" to unleash its potential. Of course, due to its runtime length, asking anything more than $12 is, I think, kind of pushing it out of the realm of serious consideration for private puchase, and maybe the marketers will rethink the $20 MSRP.

All-in-all, if you want to groom your "younger" audiences to appreciate and become future fans of other DCAU original features, this might prove to be a good launching pad. In fact, in watching this one with their kids, "grown-ups" just might themselves find this presentation impressive enough to want to explore the other "more mature" titles to see what the hype is really all about.
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17 of 21 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Witty, Smart, Action-Packed - Perfect Antidote to JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR, February 11, 2014
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This review is from: JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (DVD)
Currently available only as an `exclusive' at Target stores, this 53 minute original film will be `officially released' on May 20, 2014. If you are a fan of the DC Universe Original Animated Films, this is one that's definitely worth adding to your collection now or in May.

Unlike the recently released JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR, rated PG-13 and aimed at older audiences, JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME is aimed at young children. Yet, it features impressive action, comedic and dramatic sequences by Anne Award winning director Giancarlo Volpe (veteran director of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series," "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," and "Avatar: The Last Airbender"). While Volpe's style is not as distinct as animation star Jay Oliva, he knows how handle both pace and pull off compelling action sequences, delivering an epic climax on a very low budget. The film has the look of the early DC Universe Original Animated Films.

Emmy Award-winning writer Michael Ryan, whose credits include "Transformers: Animated," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" and "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," delivers a tight script that manages to deftly move between action, comedy, exposition, parody, epic sequences, and even occasional drama. There's little here to remind you that what the filmmakers are going for is a `re-boot' of the Hanna-Barbera `Super Friends' `70s series. In fact, aside from the homage in the opening titles, and one hilarious visual gag that's best left for the viewer to discover, Ryan's inventive script plays in many ways like some of Bruce Timm's "Justice League" episodes. Ryan even manages to introduce subtle character conflict between Batman and Robin - a seed planted to be expanded upon should this `pilot' film lead to a series or subsequent sequels.

What's truly impressive about Ryan's script is that, given the producers' and director's goals for the film, he delivered a perfectly structured screenplay, with polished dialogue that organically fits each character. He obviously studied his source material and insured that his screenplay would deliver both a story and dialogue that would entertain both kids and adults. He masters the challenge of utilizing both Aquaman and Wonder Woman in the film, with their actions and dialogue reflecting their DC `New 52' look and `sound,' while evoking how they functioned as part of the Justice League in the vintage 70's `Super Friends' cartoons.

In adapting Geoff Johns, Jim Lee and Scott Williams' first 6 issues of their run on DC Comics The New 52 "Justice League" into his script for the current DC Universe Original Movie JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR, screenwriter Heath Corson dropped Aquaman from the 6 issue arc and substituted the character of Shazam. He also failed to capture the characters of Superman and Wonder Woman as written by Johns, turning Superman into an annoyingly, and disturbingly, arrogant, aggressive, violent and unintelligent character. Corson's Wonder Woman comes across as an immature, rebellious tween, and given a very embarrassing scene involving her discovery of the wonders of ice cream.

While Corson had a film with a full running time of 79 minutes to nail his adaptation of Geoff John's scripts to the comic books he was adapting, he failed in very embarrassing ways. His dialogue derailed the audience's ability to connect with film's characters, at times making them laughable. Yet, with just a full 53 minute running time, in JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME, Michael Ryan manages to create a story that captures DC's most classic characters in a way that is true to the past and present.

Executive Producer Sam Register made a brilliant call in getting Casting and Voice Director of Rene' Veilleux on the project. Veilleux gathered a cast of seasoned animation voice actors for the film.

Diedrich Balder returns to the role of Batman after playing him for seasons on `Batman: Brave and the Bold.' Here, he is able to up his dramatic ante when necessary while delivering Ryan's one-liners in a way fans know Batman would. Peter Jessop nails the role of Superman, having spent a career in voice-over work on projects such as "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," "Avatar: The Last Airbender," and the DCUAOM "Green Lantern: Emerald Knights." Jason Spisak (TV's "The Vampire Diaries," "Green Lantern: The Animated Series," "Young Justice," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars") gives his performance as the Flash the perfect balance of humor, one-liners, and gravitas when it calls for it.

There are a few new and outstanding performances of these classic characters to be found in the film. Fred Tatasciore, whose past work includes "Family Guy," "Young Justice," "Robot Chicken," "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," "TRON: Uprising," "Superman VS The Elite," "Batman: Year One," "Batman: The Brave and the Bold," "The Cleveland Show," "American Dad!," and "Wolverine and the X-Men," delivers a Lex Luther that manages to walk the line between the maniacal, twisted Luther of DCUAOM's adult titles with the `kid friendly' tone he was presented in when Hanna-Barbera introduced the Legion of Doom in the `70s animated series.

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" TV series veteran Jack De Sena gives a performance as Robin that rivals Cameron Bowen's of "Young Justice" and Loren Lester's of "Batman: The Animated Series."

The true breakthrough is Grey DeLisle as Wonder Woman. She ranks as one of the greatest voice actresses working today, with credits including "Beware the Batman," "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox," the current Cartoon Network DC Nation "Wonder Woman" shorts, "Green Lantern: The Animated Series," "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Parts 1 and 2," "Superman VS The Elite," "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," "Young Justice," "Justice League: Doom," "Batman: Year One," "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" and "Green Lantern: Emerald Knights." Her portrayal of Wonder Woman is simply perfect. She captures the aspects of Princess Diana of Themyscira that all actresses who take on the role of Wonder Woman must convey.

Along with its script, another of JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR's greatest flaws was its top-to-bottom miscasting. Not even the legendary Voice Director Andrea Romano could elicit an emotionally compelling performance from virtually any of the film's stars. As a result, director Jay Olivia's phenomenal visuals ground to a halt whenever one of the characters opened their mouth and spoke. Even on repeat viewings, it's a struggle to emotionally connect to the characters in JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR as, aside from occasional moments, the performances are so off, subdued, or just wrong for the characters. Hearing Grey DeLisle as Wonder Woman in JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME makes one wish she had also been cast in JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR. She may not have been able to change the script, but at least her performance would have been more true to the character, as opposed to Michelle Monaghan's.

`JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR' was scored by Kevin Kliesch, one of the weakest composers on DC's roster. His score for the film was overtly synth, with a `cheap sound' and lacking the full orchestral sweep that experienced DC composers such as Christopher Drake can achieve electronically using music and choir samples. As a result, Kliesch's score gave no emotional resonance to "WAR." If anything, it's `90's Saturday morning sound' distracted viewers from Jay Olivia's superior animation.

Luckily, DC's new rising star composer Frederik Wiedmann was tapped to score "JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME." Wiedmann's previous score was for Jay Oliva's DCUAOM masterpiece "JUSTICE LEAGE: THE FLASHPOINT PARADOX." It was a brilliant combination of rich and layered textures specifically designed for the emotional range of the film. Wiedmann delivered distinct themes for the Amazons, Aquaman's army, the Flash, and Flashpoint Batman. It had the sound of a symphonic orchestra with the intentional use of synth elements. Just as he did in "JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE FLASHPOINT PARADOX," Wiedmann's epic score for "TRAPPED IN TIME" emotionally elevates this lower-budgeted, shorter film to a higher level of sophistication.

This is a very well made, entertaining, at times hilarious, at times dramatic, action packed Justice League film that adults can watch with their kids, and enjoy just as much as they will. Furthermore, it's good enough to stand on its own and appeal to fans of the DCUAOM line.

Make no mistake, this is no way like the adult `JUSTICE LEAGUE: A NEW FRONTIER,' `JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS,' `JUSTICE LEAGUE: DOOM' nor the new `JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR' in terms of adult themes, violence or intensity. However, as a fond `reimagining' of the 70's `Super Friends' animated show, it succeeds beyond expectations. It shows that such a reboot can be done in a smart, visually epic, funny and action packed way. This is what happens when the priority on any project is a strong script, direction, animation, casting, performances, scoring and sound mixing. Despite being made for the young ones, "JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME" has all this, and this is why it works for adults as well.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars JLA all the way!, January 31, 2014
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J. Alford (Atlanta, GA. United States) - See all my reviews
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In an attempt to get younger viewers into becoming interested in the idea of a full-on Justice League live-action movie, but not willing to shell out for a new TV series, DC Comics decided instead to do a short made-for-video movie done in the style of the old Challenge Of The Superfriends show. This is an video currently exclusive to Target stores, but more than likely might find its way to being a 2-episode pilot for an ongoing new animated series.

Not acting as a continuation of any of the previous DC Universe animated movies or TV shows, we find the Justice League of America stopping the Legion of Doom from once again taking over the world, this time by over-freezing the polar icecaps. Lex Luthor though gets frozen alive in the arctic and left for dead by the League and the Legion. Cut ahead about a thousand years later to the time to a museum in the future where Legion of Super-Heroes trainees Karate Kid(no relation to Ralph Macchio)and Dawnstar come across the frozen block with Luthor in it that was found a century or so. Karate Kid accidently lets Luthor out, and Lex liberates the time-manipulating villain Time Trapper from his mystical hourglass which takes him back modern day, followed by the two Legionnaires. Kid and Dawnstar head to the Hall of Justice to tell the JLA about Luthor's plans to alter the past, but are unsuccessful in stopping the Legion of Doom from going back and making it so Superman was sent back out into space as a baby and never raised by the Kents. This means that there's no JLA either, although since Superman never came to Earth, it should mean that Luthor never lost his hair and Bizarro was never created, but it appears to be one of those "selective" paradoxes. The remaining Karate Kid and Dawnstar realize that they can stop Luthor from ever being alive in the future in the first place by freeing him from the ice in the present. This causes Time Trapper to erase the Luthor from the future thus restoring the timeline, even though this should mean that the two Legionnaires would be sent back to the future or having never come back to the past in the first place, but fortunately they're still around to help the restored JLA along with Superman to send the Time Trapper packing back into his hourglass. Upon returning to the future, Karate Kid and Dawnstar discover that Lex Luthor has been heralded as history's greatest hero and not Superman, so they decide to return back to the past to help the JLA.

This 53-minute long movie ends on an obvious "to be continued..." type of conclusion, which means that DC really has something more in mind for this particular animation line. Possibly a continuation as a new TV series on DC Nation since they only have one show on there at this time. The voice acting was fair with Deidrich Bader returning as Batman, and Jason Spisak upgrading from Kid Flash in Young Justice to here as The Flash. The JLA lineup once actually has Robin in it which has never happened in any other version of the League(Superfriends not withstanding), plus none of the Green Lanterns were present meaning there was probably a licensing issue involved. It worth picking up at Target or online at Amazon, although you might want to wait and see if this is going to blossom into a full ongoing series
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars JLA for Kids, February 1, 2014
I saw this and You know what I loved it. it's just a shame this fell under the radar.
the makers are very concious that this is a kids movie, and that is fine. Many of the DC animated movies are for older audiances. often bloody and uber violent. I have no issue with that. but its not something kids should see. this movie is aimed at kids. so parents can buy it for their kids who like these comic book characters.

for older fans i say give it a chance.
as other have pointed out this is VERY much a Superfirends episode for today.
part of it is based off the Challenge of Superfirends episode "Orgins of the Superfriends". But there are other elements too. the DVD includes Superfriends episodes Elevator to Nowhere and Mysterious Time Creatures. the former is where WonderWoman and the Atom are tricked into using a time machine the latter where the evil Dictor uses time to his own ends.

For this movie the JLA face off once again with the Legion of Doom. events occur where Lex Luthor is stuck in ice (ala Cap America). in the far future Dawnstar and Karate Kid mourn that they are not part of the Legion of Superheros. (Note that team is reffered to but never seen. Luthor is freed and he gains the aid of the Time Trapper. then catastophic events unfold.
its a fun comic book animated adventure, with a few laughes and just plain fun.

so I would say while the DCU is putting out stuff for specfiic fans (which is not bad) I would say this is intended for the 'whole' family. for kids to enjoy for older parents to point out who the charters are to their young and so forth.

the open ending leaves us wanting more.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Updated Super Friends, February 1, 2014
This is more fun, lighter version of Justice League. This is clearly an updated Super Friends. The story is kind if silly, and some characters are played more for laughs, but it's actually pretty fun if you know what to expect. A fun change of pace from the recent Justice League Flashpoint Paradox and Justice League War ( both way more serious and both extremely good).

It's a kids friendly movie and I think anyone who grew up on the Super Friends will find something to enjoy here as well.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very poorly done, June 2, 2014
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This review is from: JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (DVD)
I was really disappointed with this video, particularly when you contrast it with some of the other JLA offerings, including "Doom," "The New Frontier," "The Flashpoint Paradox," and "Crisis on Two Earths." Animation doesn't have to be for five-year-olds, something that the creators of the DC Universe line of television shows and videos have clearly demonstrated over the years. Sadly, this is a throwback and not a worthy addition to the canon. There are a couple of minor spoilers in the text below, so don't read further if this matters.

The movie opens with the Legion of Doom (headed by Lex Luthor, natch) threatening the earth with a bizarre plot to dramatically cool the earth, tying up more of the ocean's water in the polar regions, thereby lowering the water level and revealing more land, land which the Legion would own. And yes, it's as dumb as it sounds.

[Spoilers ahead...]

The League intervenes and in the ensuing struggle the process goes out of control and Luthor is frozen forever deep in a massive chunk of ice. Fast-forward to the time of the Legion of Super-Heroes, where Luthor's body has been found and is now on display at a museum, still locked in the ice. Visiting the museum are Dawnstar and the Karate Kid, who are applicants for the Legion but have not yet passed the test and been given full status. The Kid is frustrated, feeling like his talents are being wasted, and he lashes out at the ice, stopping just short of delivering the blow. The Kid and Dawnstar wander on, while behind them, the ice starts to crack, as the air pressure from the Kid's blow is sufficient to free Luthor.

Luthor finds another exhibit at the museum, the Time Trapper's hourglass which binds and can control the Time Trapper much like a genie in a lamp. At Luthor's command, he opens a portal into the past and Luthor returns to his own era. Dawnstar and the Karate Kid try to intervene but are stopped. Still, they manage to slip into the portal just before it closes. Back in the past, Luthor reveals that, with the Time Trapper's powers at his command, he will send the Legion of Doom back into the past to prevent the Justice League from ever forming, by preventing John and Martha Kent from adopting the baby Kal-El. [End spoilers.]

The rest of the movie consists of the battles between the two groups, with the JLA aided by the two would-be Legionnaires from the future. The plot has several twists and turns, including a new threat that arises just when they think that everything is back to normal. And then when that threat is dealt with, the movie ends on something of a cliffhanger...

So what didn't I like?
- The movie is short, at just 53 minutes.
- The plot is really sub-standard and makes very little sense.
- There is no continuity between this movie and the DC comic books. I know that's often the case with the movies and television series but it's particularly egregious in this case.
- The dialog is pretty lame.
- And the animation is easily the poorest I've seen in recent years from the DC animators.

What did I like? Honestly, nothing. I really regret purchasing this. The only way this title could be at all fun is if you're nostalgic for the Super Friends and you look on this video as an homage to that era. It really is nothing more than a couple of Super Friends episodes which, in my opinion, isn't a good thing.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 'JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time' is family-friendly fun for everyone, June 5, 2014
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I'm a huge fan of the DC Universe animated movies. There's always been one thing that bothered me about them, though. They were aimed at an older crowd and borderline inappropriate for anyone under the age of 13 for sure. I still don't understand why filmmakers can't cater to both younger and older audiences at the same time.

It's not like they're going to lose an older audience if they take away the sexual innuendos, bad language, and adult content. However, those elements will keep parents from letting younger children watch them. There's more to gain from removing the offending material than keeping it in there and alienating an entire group of potential viewers (and buyers). I wish there were more neutral DC Universe movies like "JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time."

Lex Luthor captures an entity named the Time Trapper who controls the Sands of Time. Superman's arch nemesis and his Legion of Doom use the mysterious being's powers to travel back in time and wipe out the very existence of the Justice League of America. Can the super powers foil Luthor's evil plans before they're erased from history and mankind is left to fend for themselves?

"JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time" came out as an exclusive release a few months back through Target stores. It just recently was released to the mass market on DVD only. The movie is good clean fun for the whole family. Female fans will embrace Wonder Woman and identify with teen super hero Dawnstar. Boys will want to emulate Batman, Superman, the Flash, Cyborg, Aquaman, and teen marvel Karate Kid as they defend the world from the Legion of Doom and the Time Trapper.

Bonus material for "JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time" includes 2 bonus cartoons from the DC Comics Vault. They include "The Mysterious Time Creatures" from "The All-New Super Friends Hour" Season 2 and "Elevator to Nowhere" from "Super Friends" Season 5. It also contains trailers for "Teen Titans Go," "Beware the Batman," "The Lego Movie," "Tom and Jerry," and "Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure."

"JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time" was almost perfect in every way possible. It was a clean movie which didn't lose its potency without any of the questionable material found in the other DC Universe animated films. The animation is vibrant and technically superb. It's only 53 minutes long, which is just the right amount of time for an animated movie to pick up, establish characters quickly, and then go full-speed ahead with action up to the very end.
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