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Movie Review written by Jon Patch with 4 out of 4 paws
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment present a PG. 112-minute, Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Music oriented film directed and written by Garth Jennings with a theater release date of December 22, 2021.
SING 2 – In Theaters December 22
This holiday season, the new chapter in Illumination’s smash animated franchise arrives with big dreams and spectacular hit songs as the ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his all-star cast of performers prepare to launch their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet …all in the glittering entertainment capital of the world. There’s just one hitch: They first have to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star—played by global music icon Bono, in his animated film debut—to join them.
Buster (Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey) has turned the New Moon Theater into a local hit, but Buster has his eyes on a bigger prize: Debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City.
But with no connections, Buster and his cast—including harried mother pig Rosita (Oscar® winner Reese Witherspoon), rocker porcupine Ash (Scarlett Johansson), earnest gorilla Johnny (Taron Egerton), shy elephant Meena (Tori Kelly) and, of course, porcine provocateur Gunter (Nick Kroll)—have to sneak their way into the world-famous Crystal Entertainment offices, run by ruthless mogul wolf Jimmy Crystal (Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale).
In a desperate attempt to get Mr. Crystal’s attention, Gunter spontaneously pitches an outrageous idea that Buster quickly runs with, promising that their new show will star lion rock legend Clay Calloway (Bono). Problem is, Buster has never met Clay, an artist who shut himself away from the world more than a decade ago after the loss of his wife. Even worse, Buster has failed to realize that Mr. Crystal is an egocentric gangster who would rather drop somebody off the roof of a building than be lied to.
As Gunter helps Buster dream up an out-of-this-world theatrical masterpiece, and the pressure (and sinister threats) from Mr. Crystal mount, Rosita’s leading role in the show gets ripped away and handed to Mr. Crystal’s spoiled daughter, Porsha, played by Grammy-nominated artist Halsey. Desperate to save the show, and his life, Buster embarks on a quest to find Clay and persuade him to return to the stage.
What begins as a dream of big-time success becomes an emotional reminder of the power of music to heal even the most broken heart.
Sing 2 is written and directed by acclaimed returning filmmaker Garth Jennings and features additional new characters played by music superstar Pharrell Williams, Black Panther’s Letitia Wright and comedians Eric Andre and Chelsea Peretti.
The film is produced by Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and by Janet Healy. Sing 2 combines dozens of classic rock and pop hit songs, electrifying performances, breathtaking artistry and Illumination’s signature humor and heart into the definitive feel-good cinematic event of the year.
Genre: Animated Event Film
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, Halsey, Pharrell Williams, Letitia Wright, Eric Andre, Chelsea Peretti and Bono
Written by: Garth Jennings
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy
Talkin' Pets News
July 6, 2019
Host - Jon Patch
Co-Host - Maria Ryan, DogGone Positive, Port St. Lucie, FL & new to the show Jasmine Johnson, Jasmine the Dog Trainer, Tampa Bay, FL
Producer - Lexi Lapp - Happy Birthday & Congrats on her Engagement
Network Producer - Quin McCarthy
Social Media / Production - Bob Page
Special Guests - Frank Hyman author of Hentopia will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 7/06/19 at 5pm ET to discuss and give away his book
Jerry Grymek - Doggie Concierge Hotel Penn 7/06/19 at 630pm ET
Review written by Jon Patch with 3 out of 4 paws
A Wrinkle in Time
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Review written by Jon Patch with 1.5 out of 4 paws
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