The Angry Birds Movie 2
Review by Myla Tosatto
Star Wars had The Empire Strikes Back, The Godfather trilogy had Godfather II, The Star Trek franchise had its Wrath of Khan. . . And now Angry Birds has struck sequel gold with The Angry Birds Movie 2; a movie that is much more funny, clever and dare I say, sweeter than the original. The jokes land as hard as a flying bird that has been shot from a slingshot in a video game. This post is sponsored. We were invited on an all expense paid trip to promote the movie. All opinions and experiences are our own. This post also contains affiliate links.
When we last left Bird Island, Leonard (Bill Hader) and his piggie subjects had been defeated by Red (Jason Sudeikis), Bomb (Danny McBride), and Chuck (Josh Gad). Bird Island is currently content and Red is now a hero. But then things start to happen. Unidentified things start flying through the air. And Leonard shows up on Red’s doorstep. What could it all mean? It can only mean one thing: The birds and piggies are not alone! There is a third island and it’s run by the diabolical Zeta (Leslie Jones in what may be the best voice casting of all time). What are Zeta’s plans? Why does she seem to have it out for Bird Island? These answers will be answered at your local Cineplex when you see The Angry Birds Movie 2.
Zeta isn’t the only new character. We get to meet Silver (voiced by the wildly talented Rachel Bloom), Chuck’s sister. Since Chuck and Silver share DNA, you would assume she would be fast. She is. But with her brain. She has a big brain and she isn’t afraid to use it (making her the best female heroine of the summer!). Let’s not forget the other new players: Awkwafina as Courtney, Sterling K. Brown as Garry, Tiffany Haddish as Debbie and Nicki Minaj as Pinky.
I don’t even have time to get into the cuteness (yet menacing) Hatchlings. I’m sure they will get a movie of their own soon enough!*
Kids are really going to want to see this one. Parents and guardians are going to be the lucky ducks that get to take them!
*Note to Director Thurop Van Orman and Producer John Cohen- bring on The Hatchlings stand alone movie!!!!