Ice Age 2

We went to see Ice Age 2 last night I would give it a 7 or 8 out of 10. Obviously the movie doesn't break any new ground and won't change your life. If you go to a movie like Ice Age 2 and expect this to happen, though, you probably don't follow movies very much. 

That said, I did enjoy the movie.  Any movie that looks that good (the CGI animation) and makes me smile is worth the $6 for the movie ticket.  There were a few new characters in this one, such as the possum brothers who added to the fun of the film.  I also enjoyed the little saber-toothed squirrel, Scrat, who was still trying to eat the elusive acorn. 

The movie is a buddy film with the main characters sticking together to reach their goal. They whole time I was watching the movie I was trying to come up with story ideas.  You never know where you will find inspiration. 

I recommend the movie to anyone looking to forget their worries for an hour while watching a well crafted movie.   Just don't expect it to break any new ground.

2 thoughts on “Ice Age 2

  1. And did you come up with any? Story ideas, that is.

    I’ve heard mixed reviews of Ice Age 2, even to the point of a mother being woken by her offspring at the end of the film. I think I’ll wait for the DVD.

    ~Sharon J

  2. Sharon,
    I didn’t have concrete story ideas, but I did have some ideas for a story I have started, but lost steam on.

    I could see how reviews on Ice Age 2 could be mixed. Like I said, it doesn’t break any new ground, and sticks to the formula of these movies.


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