This was the first time I'd seen books I loved be adapted to film.
While many pieces were missing, the show still tells Brian Jacques story with the same charm and character that made the novel successful.
While the Redwall stories can be intense for younger people, the show portrays the violence quickly while still following the novels.
I thought this was surprising given the G rating but I thought this was good, since the action was part of what made Redwall interesting as a young adult.
4/5 for being awesome, if not universal.
I fell in instant love with the characters in the Redwall series. The movies make it easier for the smaller children to identify with the characters and be entertained. I love the books. I'm hosting a summer read along in my doll club and several of our membership have already ordered their copies of Redwall. I'm happy to be able to introduce more readers to this wonderful series by Brian Jacques.
Redwall is a huge hit in our house - both with the books and DVDs. When we first got into Redwall several years ago, I had been told there was a cartoon series about it on PBS. I looked for the VHS online (no DVDs available then). I could find no sellers in the USA & had to buy from Canada. One tape, with only a few episodes, was about $15 with shipping. We got all of them (at that time there was only season 1). My daughter wanted all of the episodes for Christmas, so I decided to go the DVD route (one DVD case takes up a lot less room than several VHS tapes) and replace all the VHS of season 1 with this DVD (actually, there are 2 discs in one case). She also got season 2 (and will get season 3 for her birthday).
You will also notice there is also available "Redwall the Movie". All that is, is season 1, edited down to an appropriate length for a movie. Sure, it may be smoother viewing w/ no breaks in between episodes - but you miss a lot that is edited out. Also,...
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