Shane Acker’s 9 releases today on the perfectly-timed date of 9/9/09. The Tim Burton-produced CG animated film has earned a lot of buzz due to it’s stunning visuals and an impressive teaser trailer, which you can check out below:
The film centers around a group of dolls that have been given the power of life after all the humans have perished in a post-apocalyptic world. While this is Acker’s feature directorial debut, 9 is actually based off his Oscar nominated short film, which you can watch below:
We at MovieViral have been covering the viral campaign for 9 for the past few months, so if you want to catch up on it, check out our 9 page.
For those who see the film, let us know what you thought of it. Is it just another Tim Burton film, or did it go beyond your expectations? Also, Acker’s story is similar to District 9’s Neill Blomkamp, but should he be considered in the same pedigree?