Conclusion: 'Happy Feet Two' is the follow-up to the popular CG animated film about dancing penguins in Antarctica. Picking up pretty much where the first left off, the sequel isn't very good and is actually mostly dull, but it does have its moments, like the pair of krill philosophizing about their existential...
Excerpt: Two krill are part of Happy Feet Two’s story. Well, they’re a part in the sense that they exist within the film. They have no real purpose other than to dazzle the theater goer who forked over an added five bucks to see this in 3D.
Conclusion: Happy Feet Two slips and slides all over the ice. It isn't graceful, engaging or touching. It isn't meaningful or memorable. It can't even decide what story it wants to tell. It looks good, it sounds amazing... and yet it all feels so empty.
REVIEW: Happy Feet Two Is Too Much of an Almost-Good Thing
8 March 2012
Excerpt: Australian director George Miller's Happy Feet was one of the surprise pleasures of the 2006 moviegoing year. The story was simple: A young Emperor penguin who has no skill for singing, a necessary skill in wooing a mate, discovers instead that he has a flair for dancing.
Conclusion: 'Happy Feet Two' is the antithesis of ' Rango .' People were entertained by 'Rango' because it played out like an adult western and not some lowest-common-denominator kid flick. Filled with countless characters, song and dance numbers and sub-plots – none of which are memorable (with the exception...
Conclusion: Happy Feet Two slips and slides all over the ice. It isn't graceful, engrossing or touching. It isn't meaningful or memorable. It can't even decide what story it wants to tell. It looks good, it sounds amazing... and yet it all feels so empty.
Excerpt: Has it really been six years since Happy Feet first came out? I guess time, unlike penguins, flies. I remember the original for a few reasons: at the time I still had an unhealthy obsession with Nicole Kidman (that’s now passed).