Happy Feet Filmmaker George Miller's career has taken him from Mad Max to Babe , so Happy Feet , a strange animated family film about ecocatastrophe and…
DVD Review

Happy Feet (2007)

CHILLY WILLY Robin Williams provides the voice of Lovelace in Miller's eccentric Oscar-winning animated feature Happy Feet
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CHILLY WILLY Robin Williams provides the voice of Lovelace in Miller's eccentric Oscar-winning animated feature Happy Feet

Details Release Date: Mar 27, 2007; DVD Release Date: Mar 27, 2007; Movie Rated: PG; Genre: Animation; With: Brittany Murphy and Elijah Wood; Distributor: Warner Bros.

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-

Originally posted Mar 21, 2007 Published in issue #927 Mar 30, 2007 Order article reprints
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