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Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows (2005)

TV-Y7 | | Animation | Video 11 October 2005
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The Toa Metru return to Metru Nui to rescue the remaining sleeping Matoran, only to find it overrun by the spider-like Visorak horde and its ruthless, sadistic rulers, Sidorak and Roodaka.

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Christopher Gaze ...
Turaga Vakama - Narrator (voice)
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Onewa / Matau (voice)
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Nuju / Iruini (voice)
Paul Dobson ...
Whenua / Sidorak (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain ...
Nokama (voice)
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Vakama (voice)
Kathleen Barr ...
Roodaka / Gaaki (voice)
French Tickner ...
Norik (voice)
Scott McNeil ...
Bomonga / Keetongu (voice)
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The Web of Shadows concerns the return of the heroic Toa to Metru Nui. There, they find an old enemy has overtaken the great city with the help of Visorak--robotic spiders that can quickly encase anything or anybody in near-indestructible webs. The Toa undergo a bizarre metamorphosis while sealed within strange cocoons, and emerge as clunky-looking machines made up of mismatched parts. Though horrified, they find that they also possess some new powers, which prove essential for their subsequent journey to restore Metru Nui--and themselves. This delightful Bionicle installment is probably easily accessible for any viewer unfamiliar with the series to date. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The final battle for Metru Nui begins.

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Bionicle 3.: Árnyak hálójában  »

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Trivia

At one point in the film, Vakama gets attacked by a Muaka, a large tiger-like animal. The beast depicted here bears no resemblance to the Muaka toy, and is actually a barely modified CG model of Graalok, the Ash Bear from Bionicle: Mask of Light (2003). The Muaka in toy form has tracks instead of hind legs and an extremely long, expandable neck, while the Muaka that appears in the movie does not. It was later explained that this is actually a mutated version of a Muaka. See more »

Goofs

When Sidorak comes to look at the Toa who have been captured in cocoons, there is one shot that looks out of place, as if it hadn't been animated properly. Here, the webs that the spiders walk on are simply suspended in the air and don't attach to anything, and the spiders themselves are also floating in the air, one of them even upside down. The spider in the middle of the shot in turn appears to be deformed. See more »

Quotes

Matau: [sarcastically] Hurry you guys, it's amazing! It's Keetongu!
[there's nothing in the chamber]
Matau: Not!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, a number of humorous titles can be read, in Bionicle writing, placed randomly between the staff members' names. These include among others, "Sleeping Matoran", "Matoran Translators", "Horde Steward", "Visorak Wranglers", and "High Wire Stunts". See more »

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Follows Bionicle: Mask of Light (2003) See more »

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Caught in a Dream
Written and produced by Morten Krog Helgesen
Performed by All Insane Kids
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Unity, Duty and Destiny
3 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Here it is, another fabulous movie of the Bionicle Series. The animation is fantastic, the characters admirable in different ways - a pleasure to watch again and again! The one thing I love about this movie, and all the Bionicle movies, is that they always come out with a cool story line, never repeated with the other movies. It's always original.

I love how it stays true to the books, and how it always stays close to the 'good over evil' back-bone story line. It's great for kids, but I'm a teenager and I love all the Bionicle movies! It's suitable for all ages, so why not just see it - it won't let you down.


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