It seems animation film is ‘the word’ at the moment in the family entertainment genre. With Frozen winning the best-film in Oscars, and Mr. Peabody and Sherman has been leading with number one position. In that case, would the sequel of animation film Rio (2011) get a second chance? Could Rio2 live up to its precursor? Let’s take a quick look.
A film by Fox Star Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha and Don Rhymer, the sequel will launch new attractions this time. This time, the amusing troupe of macaws includes Blu (voice-over by Jesse Eisenberg), Jewel (voice-over by Anne Hathaway), Nico (voice-over by Jamie Foxx), Pedro (voice-over by Will.i.am) and ace villain Nigel (voice-over by Jemaine Clement) will stumble upon Blu’s firm father-in-law Eduardo (voice-over by Andy Garcia), Jewel’s brawny ex-flame Roberto (voiced by Bruno Mars) and Nigel’s associate frog Gabi (voiced by Kristin Chenoweth).
The rare blue bird pair Blu and Jewel is happy with their three teenage chicks in the lively city of Rio de Janeiro. But sensing the kids – Bia, Carla and Tiago – getting accustomed to humanly amenities like iPods and pancakes; vexes the raised-in-the-wild Jewel. And thus, she plans for a family trip to the Amazon forest.