Excerpt: It’s probably not the best thing for Mr. Popper’s Penguins when the villain is the most sensible thing in the movie. He’s a zoo keeper, coming to claim the penguins unexpectedly shipped to one Mr. Popper (Jim Carrey).
Excerpt: Jim Carrey has made a number of stinkers during his career, but what makes the repellent "Mr. Popper's Penguins" such a heartbreaker is that it arrives so soon after the domestic release of one of his finest performances, as the sneaky Steven Russell in "I Love You Phillip Morris.
Excerpt: No matter how tastefully a Manhattan duplex is decorated, it isn’t a suitable habitat for half a dozen Gentoo penguins. Nor is a workaholic real-estate developer with no experience in animal care an appropriate caretaker. Nor is a fried-fish sandwich acceptable penguin food.