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HAPPY FEET TWO (2011)
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING
Release Date: November 18, 2011
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: George Miller
Screenwriter: George Miller, Gary Eck, Warren Coleman, Paul Livingston
Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
MPAA Rating: PG

****

40% Positive

The Consensus:

The animation is as eye-popping as ever, but Happy Feet Two's narrative is too noisily incoherent to recapture the Oscar-winning charm of its predecessor.

Source:
Rotten Tomatoes

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Review Samplings:

This Reviewer loved it!
Jennie Punter, Globe and Mail

"The film reminds viewers young and old that to make a positive change, sometimes the little guy at the bottom of the food chain needs to stomp his feet."

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This Reviewer liked it!
Keith Cohen, Entertainment Spectrum

"This cheap knockoff has the same energy & spirit of exuberance, but the flimsy story is not as strong as its predecessor. The movie suffers from cliché-ridden dialogue after exhilarating highs from a string of big musical numbers featuring..."

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This Reviewer disliked it!
Kyle Smith, New York Post

"Happy Feet was one of the greatest and most original animated films, but the sequel can't even decide what it's about for the first 40 minutes."

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When reading reviews remember: "Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how its done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves." --Brendan Behan (successful Irish dramatist)

"Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck." --Eli Wallach (award winning screen actor)
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