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Rio 2 Review: Superficial Animated Entertainment

The only mildly entertaining Rio 2 give us little to dance about. WARNING: Major Spoilers Ahead!  Review by: Matt Cummings Our first experience with the Rio franchise was decidedly meh - we found the movie about a lost Macau to be decent but ultimately drab entertainment, failing to keep our attention after a very cute opening. It wasn't that we hated Rio , but we soon found ourselves diverted to our tablets and other entertainment while things on screen limped along. Rio 2 doesn't give us much to dance about either, settling in on a superficial story about the environment surrounded by somewhat enjoyable comedic skits. As Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) continues to adjust to life with Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway), he and Linda (voiced by Leslie Mann) move to Rio de Janerio. There, Linda and Tulio (voiced by Rodrigo Santoro) open a wildlife habitat, while Blu and Jewel deal with their three precocious children. Soon, these foursome learn about a habita

Charlie Brown & The Gang Are Coming To The Big Screen

20th Century Fox Animation and Ice Age makers Blue Sky Studios will turn Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock and the whole Peanuts gang into an animated feature film franchise. Fox has closed a deal for rights to turn the strip by the late Charles Schulz into a film that has already been set for release on November 25, 2015. That date commemorates the 65th anniversary of the comic strip and the 50th anniversary of the TV special A Charlie Brown Christma s. Fox Animation has set director Steve Martino, who co-directed the Fox/Blue Sky hit Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who! and Fox Animation’s latest blockbuster, Ice Age: Continental Drift. The screenplay is by Craig Schulz and the writing team of Bryan Schulz & Cornelius Uliano. Craig Schulz and Bryan Schulz, who are Schulz’s son and grandson, will produce with Uliano. Deal came after two years of rights negotiations with the Schulz family, culminating in a agreement announced by Fox Animation president Vanessa Morrison. So much of

Jamie Foxx Welcomes You To The Jungle

Jamie Foxx Welcome s You To The Jungle Sorry about the Picture I had to use this one. LOL  Now back to the story.  Jamie Foxx is not starring in a Guns and Roses film, but in a 20th Century Fox Animation toon " Welcome to the Jungle ," based on an original pitch by Foxx and scribe Malcolm Spellman. Foxx is attached to star in the animated pic, which he'll produce with manager and partner Jamie Rucker King via their company FoxxKing Entertainment. Foxx, a Grammy winning R&B artist, also will write original music for the film. Spellman is penning the script, although Fox is keeping the storyline under tight wraps. One hint provided by Spellman's team: "Life is a jungle and welcome to it." "I'm psyched about 'Welcome to the Jungle' because it's specifically built to utilize Jamie's talent with voices and as a musician," Spellman said. Please Leave A Comment- Source- Variety