TNP Review: Sing
SING (PG) Rating : 3
This animation annoyed me right from the start.
How can one do a proper movie if they can't even get the facts right?
Parents who are taking your young ones, please take note, koalas are not bears!
The story revolves around an optimistic koala named Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) who runs a theatre that has seen its glory days.
Strapped for cash and in serious debt, Buster's last attempt to save his beloved theatre comes in the form of a singing competition.
The contestants include the frazzled Rosita (Reese Witherspoon), a pig whose huge brood of piglets and husband take her for granted; soulful gorilla Johnny (Taron Egerton), who refuses to be a mobster like his father; the obnoxious rodent Mike (Seth MacFarlane); angsty hedgehog Ashley (Scarlett Johansson) and Meena (Tori Kelly), a timid elephant with powerful vocals.
The plot is fairly straightforward and there is nothing out of the ordinary. The animation is well-executed and there are plenty of jokes.
This will be a crowd-pleaser for the holiday period.
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