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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Reviews

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Release Date :

February 10, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Brad Peyton

Starring :

Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, The Rock, Anita Briem, Michael Caine, Luis Guzman, Kristin Davis, Michael Beasley, Stephen Caudill, Anna Colwell, Branscombe Richmond

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : C

“..this affable adventure is in on the joke..”
by Nick De Semlyen [Empire Magazine]
“..they're not just in love with sequels, they're in love with making sequels bad..”
by MaryAnn Johanson [Flick Filosopher]
Review rate : C

“..the scenery is spectacular, but there's little sense of peril and the plotting is perfunctory..”
by Alan Jones [Radio Times]
1 of 4

“..the result is a whirligig of cheesy nonsense best fit..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : B

“..the movie flies by pleasantly, and is then instantly forgettable..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B

“..the climax is inventive and exciting, featuring Captain Nemo's clapped-out Nautilus and the best use of a bolt of electricity since Back To The Future..”
by Henry Fitzherbert [Daily Express]
“..still have trouble scripting action sequences or dialogue that rises above "Let's do this" level..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
“..ostensibly is a sequel to 2008's "Journey to the Center of the Earth"..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]
“..most of the jokes fall flat..”
by Russell Edwards [Variety]
Review rate : D

“..like a standard adventure template, and that's exactly what Journey 2 is..”
by Daniel Hubschman [Hollywood.Com]
Review rate : C

“..it's a good-old fashioned action romp - there's no mystery about it..”
by Tim Evans [Sky Movies]
Review rate : D

“..it feels like one to watch on DVD..”
by Matt Neal [The Standard]
“..for the adults, there's the edifying sight of Michael Caine astride a giant bee..”
by Megan Lehmann [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C

“..exactly what you expect, a kid-friendly special effects romp that will either give you a few chuckles or bore you senseless..”
by Julian Roman [MovieWeb]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by David Fear [Time Out New York]

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