Discussing :: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

After his work in the audacious sleeper I Love You Phillip Morris, 2011’s Mr. Popper’s Penguins finds legendary funny man Jim Carrey back in pure paycheque territory. Instead of a worthwhile vehicle for Carrey’s dramatic and/or comedic chops, Mr. Popper’s Penguins has Carrey playing second fiddle to CGI penguins and working from a completely formulaic script based on the 1938 children’s book of the same name. Admittedly, though, while this is definitely a commercial adaptation of a beloved classic, it’s not exactly an abomination. By no stretch is this a good movie, but it’s not awful... read full article

#1

Wice
Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Penguins always seem to make people smile (I wonder what happened to Happy Feet?) However, the sound of this movie doesn't inspire me to any more than watching it on a a chillout night in front of the telly.

#2

Rosie

It looks like a great kids movie. I'm sure my kids would find it hilarious.
The review does say "it holds limited appeal for anyone above the age of, say, 10".
Just saying...

#3

Anna

lol i heard my dad telling my sister a little while ago.. they can see anythign but this one~!!


KH

hehehe! Well I sure wont be seeing it. I'm not even a fan of Jim Carrey in his better movies.

#4

Anna

yer hes not my fav either!!


Dee-Dee

he does seem to over act sometimes aye lol....but yeah is not really one of my favourite comedy actors either.....

#5

Anna

i gues though if i were him.. i spend the entire time laughing haha i couldnt do his job!!!


Dee-Dee

...Man I'd just like to hang out with him for a day I am sure he will have me pissing myself all day....lol...he has a great sense of humour...I reckon and yes I like to think I have a pretty good sense of humour but could never do what he does...that's for sure

#6

Mellow

Rumour is 'Happy-Feet' may have auditioned for a part in Mr. Popper’s Penguins,....... though we now know the truth. - the wandering star is adrift

#7

Elisha

OO ... we use to love his movies. i will give him 7 out of 10 for.. - old days :-)

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