Thursday, 2 February 2012

Happy Feet Two Review











Happy Feet Two


Release Date: 26th December 2011 - Australia


Production Companies
Warner Bros. Pictures (presents)
Village Roadshow Pictures (in association with)
Kennedy Miller Mitchell
Dr. D Studios

Distribution
Roadshow Distribution


Budget: $135,000,000

Box Office Gross: $150,406,466
(Worldwide)


Genre: Animation/Family

Rating: G

Runtime: 105 minutes


Plot Summary
Mumble, the master of tap,
has a problem because his
tiny son, Erik, is choreo-
phobic. Reluctant to dance,
Erik runs away and
encounters The Mighty Sven
-a penguin who can fly!
Mumble has no hope of
competing with this charismatic
new role model. But things get
worse when the world is shaken
by powerful forces. Erik learns
of his father's "guts and grit" as
Mumble brings together the
penguin nations and all manner
of fabulous creatures-from tiny
Krill to giant elephant seals-to
put things right.


Voice Cast
Elijah Wood - Mumble
Robin Williams - Ramon &
Lovelace
Hank Azaria - The Mighty Sven
Ava Acres - Erik
Brad Pitt - Will the Krill
Matt Damon - Bill the Krill
Pink - Gloria
Carlos Alazraqui - Nestor
Lombardo Boyar - Raul
Jeffrey Garcia - Rinaldo
Johnny A. Sanchez - Lombardo
Meibh Campbell - Boadica
Lil P-Nut - Atticus
Sofia Vergara - Carmen
Richard Carter - Bryan the
Beach Master & Trev
Anthony LaPagia - Boss Skua
Hugo Weaving - Noah the Elder
Common - Seymour
Elizabeth Daily - Erik &
Boadica (Singing Voices)

Crew
Writer/Producer/Characters
(Uncredited)/Director - George Miller
Writer/Characters (Uncredited) -
Warren Coleman
Characters - John Collee & Judy Morris
(Uncredited)
Writers - Gary Eck & Paul Livingston
Producers - Bill Mitchell & Doug Mitchell
Cinematography - David Dulac & David
Peers
Animation Director - Rob Coleman
Choreographer - Dein Perry
Music - John Powell


Review
HAPPY FEET TWO was okay but a mediocre sequel to the first HAPPY FEET movie (click here) which is because of the secondary plot that focuses on the two Krill characters that were done by Brad Pitt and Matt Damon that has nothing to do with the film's story-line. Most of the the original movie's voice cast such as Elijah Wood and Robin Williams have returned to do their characters, I praise the work of the singer Pink who did a good job for replacing the late Brittany Murphy for voicing Gloria as well as the songs such as "Under Pressure" by Queen for the film's climax.

For anyone who has seen its predecessor, the sequel is not so good to the original, but would have been better if HAPPY FEET TWO would focus more on the main story instead of the Krill subplot.

Star rating: (3/5) Average


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