Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

(2006)

Fox's foray into animation set itself apart with the first Ice Age. With its baron setting, silent passages, and edgier animation style - it was, like, the alt-cartoon. Well those nutty critters Manny, Sid and Die, return in a new pint sized mission to save the world from imminent climate change. Oh, how they all laugh at first, the sweet warm air, a paradise of swimming pools and geysers. Yet, the trio soon discover the fun is only a distraction from a disaster soon to strike. The melting ice is set to flood their village, and the inhabitants must be saved!

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It was alright and abit funny. I liked the part where the squirrel went to heaven. I also liked it when Manny found another mammoth.


It was alright and abit funny. I liked the part where the squirrel went to heaven. I also liked it when Manny found another mammoth.


Entertaining but it lacks the heart of its predecessor. Kids will love it for the string of silly gags and musical numbers, but the adults taking them won't find it so engaging because of its broken storyline. Its also unfortunate that the quality of animation has taken a step down- I had expected the newer film to have better animation. But that aside, if you have kids, take them! They will love it :)


Fantastic - better than the first film by far. Much more in it for adults and great topical story line - I'll see it again.


It was funny. I liked it best when the ice was cracking. The little rat was in heaven.


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57% of critics recommend.
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  • 1/2 The movie is nice to look at, the colors and details are elegant, the animals engaging, the action fast-moving, but I don't think older viewers will like it as much as the kids. Full Review

  • Story-wise, this can't hold a candle to its predecessor, but it's a decent enough sequel ? one which will doubtless keep younger viewers enthralled. Full Review

  • The usual rider about "the kids will love it" applies for its sketch-by-sketch humour. Full Review

  • The sweet, furry animals are witty and often funny, and while the physical comedy is simple, the main characters ultimately aren't. Full Review

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