Filmmaker George Miller’s career has taken him from Mad Max to Babe, so Happy Feet, a strange animated family film about ecocatastrophe and penguins singing ”Heartbreak Hotel” should come as no surprise. This Oscar winner looks gorgeous, and the EXTRAS are few but eccentrically inspired. Miller dedicates an outtake to the late Steve Irwin, tap artiste Savion Glover offers instruction, and a bonus should go to whoever thought to toss in the 1936 Tex Avery cartoon classic I Love to Singa — another tale of a misfit bird with rhythm in his soul. A-
Genre: Animation; Starring: Brittany Murphy, Elijah Wood, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Robin Williams; Director: George Miller; Author: Warren Coleman, John Collee, George Miller, Judy Morris; Release Date Wide: 11/17/2006; Runtime (in minutes): 105; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: Warner Bros.
Posted March 30 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT
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