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Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)

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Picking up where the orginal series left off, Scott Bernard continues his search for Rick Hunter and the fate of the SDF-3

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Marcus Rush (voice)
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Marlene Rush (voice)
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Edie Mirman ...
Maia Sterling (voice)
Iona Morris ...
Jean Grant (voice)
Tony Oliver ...
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Alex Romero (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Scott Bernard / Haydonite (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Michael Sorich ...
Sparks (voice)
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The Robotech Expeditionary Force stages their final assault on the Invid to liberate Earth at all costs along with REF pilot Scott Bernard and the Invid princess Ariel's parallel planetside efforts at the alien's stronghold, Reflex Point. Just before the attack, the fleet gets a distress call from Admiral Rick Hunter and their flagship, SDF-3. In the ensuing mission, which only manages to rescue the android Janice Em, the REF discover that they have been betrayed by their own ally, the Haydenites, whose powerful technology they have supplied now is revealed to be designed to devastatingly enable their own plans of conquest even as the Invid withdraw. As Scott and Ariel join the fleet, the disparate pair and Janice must overcome their comrade's deep distrust to find a means to stop their newest foe before it is too late. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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A new sequel that continues directly from the unresolved finale of the original Robotech (1985) series. This feature is not related to the scrapped Robotech 3000 (2000) project. See more »

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Vince Grant eventually orders the abandonment of the Icarus and evacuation to the Ark Angel. However, when the Ark Angel takes off, the "abandoned" Icarus is shown flying right beside it. See more »

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Vince Grant: If we make it out of this alive, my wife's gonna kill me.
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The end of the broken film at the beginning of the title sequence fits with the other end of the broken film from the opening credits of the original 'Robotech' television series. See more »

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We Will Win
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Disappointing
31 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having been a fan of the original series since I was a kid, I was very excited to hear about this sequel. I was also eager to see what happened after the conclusion of the last of the trilogy which most consider the strongest and darkest of the three. Unfortunately, I left the theater disappointed.

Overall the voice acting was good. It was reminiscent of the original series. The corny jokes and at times hokey dialog seemed right at place.

However the animation was disappointing. The computer graphics seemed very out of place. It was not integrated seamlessly with the traditional animation like other successful animated projects have done (Clone Wars, Appleseed).

Finally, the storyline was...well...boring. It was dull and confusing. It left me scratching my head as to what was going on and I'm an avid fan. I'm not sure what the unfamiliar viewer would think.

Again, a disappointing movie especially after so much online hype.


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