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George Miller Casts Matt Damon And Brad Pitt!! But Not In FURY ROAD...

Merrick here...
I guess it's George Miller casting week in Cyberspace. Movieline says Matt Damon and Brad pitt will work on a new project together with George Miller - their first since OCEAN'S THIRTEEN. That project? HAPPY FEET 2.
Pitt and Damon will both be voicing characters in Miller’s Happy Feet 2, a 3-D sequel to his 2006 animated film. They’ll be joining original cast members who include Robin Williams and Elijah Wood.
...says Movieline HERE. [SPOILER!] I still get completely tripped out by the reveal of the humans in HAPPY FEET - gives me goosebumps every time. Wonder what music they're adapting this time around, or if they'll go some completely different direction?
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  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:25 a.m. CST

    No Mel Gibson?

    by cupp555

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:28 a.m. CST

    Happy Feet

    by secretcylon

    That's all.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Everybody get up,clap your hands!

    by CatVutt

    Worst Prince Song Ever.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:30 a.m. CST

    happy feet 1 is an epic piece of crap

    by HaterofCrap

    even 7 year olds should be insulted by that fucking movie.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:31 a.m. CST

    So, who replaces Brittany Murphy?

    by YackBacker

    Awwww.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:31 a.m. CST

    fuck happy feet

    by manifestchaos

    fuck it

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:36 a.m. CST

    Monster House should have won the Oscar

    by SoylentMean

    Although Happy Feet did make me wonder what penguins taste like.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:38 a.m. CST

    A word to George Miller

    by THE TRUE PINBACK

    PLEASE do yourself and all us fans a favor. Dump this animation junk and concentrate on getting FURY ROAD made. We have been waiting an awfully long time for this. Hand the penguin crap over to someone else.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Interesting

    by Bass Ackwards

    Wonder if those guys can sing?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    I couldn't even finish Happy Feet

    by ballyhoo

    God that movie was boring.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:47 a.m. CST

    Happy Feet is an existentialist geopolitical masterpiece.

    by dr sauch

    Seriously, that movie went from goofy/fun to mind blowing. Of course, I was pretty high.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:48 a.m. CST

    The Humans Also Gave Me Chills

    by Crow3711

    As well as Frodo Penguins reaction to them. I never even watched the entire film beginning to end, but I worked in a movie theater that summer, and I would pop my head in just for that part. When the humans get out of the helicopter, and Frodoguins eyes get all big and light up...its one of the most startingly realistic and touching moments I've ever seen, especially in something animated. It rocked me to my core every time, and I didn't even really know why. It was just so beautiful.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:48 a.m. CST

    +1 Internets for YackBacker.

    by dr sauch

    Well done.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:58 a.m. CST

    EVERYBODY GET UP CLAP YOUR HANDS AND

    by Weapon M

    SHOOT YOURSELVES IN THE HEAD LOL HAPPY FEET 2?! are you kidding? omg! what a waste of great talent!!! Thought it was going to be something interesting like a crime drama or something.. what a disappointment. why do they make a big thing about hearing a celebrities voice?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Everyone is disappointed that BP and MD won't be shirtless.

    by dr sauch

    Clearly.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet 2?

    by Nuking the Fridge

    Jesus....this is exactly the George Miller project I have been holding my breath for.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Some kind of sick joke

    by detectivesoap

    Merrick? What? Happy Feet 2? Looking forward to adapting songs? Either you're joking and your sarcasm doesn't translate, or the real big reveal is that you're fucking ten years old. If that.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:12 p.m. CST

    I'd like to make an argument in favor of Happy Feet...

    by HarryCalder

    but this Fury Road casting nonsense has just left me totally numb...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Let's guess the plot of this movie, shall we?

    by Royston Lodge

    Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is a tropical beachfront resort, and all the penguins are forced at gunpoint to work as bartenders. The horror!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet=

    by detectivesoap

    only kids movie I have ever turned off in front of my kid (after promising she could watch it) because it was fucking terrible. The best part? She didn't care at all. Her recommendation? Fred Quimby era (as if there was another) Tom and Jerry...I think they should let you into college based on this test. Those who cry and demand more Happy Feet are refused- "No, no, you'll never do anything, don't waste your money or our time. Report to the DMV immediately for work."

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:22 p.m. CST

    By how much hate

    by meta4

    is injected into the Veins of this AICN article you'd think these people don't have Wives/Daughters/Sisters/Nieces/Cousins.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:25 p.m. CST

    THE TRUE PINBACK...

    by MCVamp

    Without HAPPY FEET, there would be no FURY ROAD, at least not with the kind of budget it deserves. To paraphrase Ben Affleck (channeling Kevin Smith): "You gotta do the safe picture, then you can do the Mad Max picture." Miller's got to increase his value wherever he can.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:26 p.m. CST

    detectivesoap

    by meta4

    Your the prime example of why some "men" should not have children...or live.I would wish you to hell but your lack of a soul makes that wish impossible to grant

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:29 p.m. CST

    Don't like Happy Feet = You have no soul?

    by Royston Lodge

    Wow.<p> That could be the plot of the next Dan Brown novel!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Royston Lodge

    by meta4

    Didn't I see your name on Americas Most Wanted a couple weeks back? Its pretty ironic/inappropriate that a child fondler is commenting on a talkback dedicated to a childrens movie. To catch a predator indeed....

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:43 p.m. CST

    meta4 ouch!

    by UGG

    do me! do me!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:46 p.m. CST

    Frodo penguin's depression... SPOILERS

    by D.Vader

    His depression at the end and his delusion in seeing his friends and relatives about killed me. I truly thought that's how the film would end, and it made me sad to think that's what animals in zoos are thinking/hallucinating.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:47 p.m. CST

    Wow, Meta4...

    by the_patriot

    Just damn. You complain about how much people are hating on a *movie* and you subsequently condemn one man to hell and call another a molester? Pot, meet kettle.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Hello Kettle meet Stove

    by meta4

    Who the fuck are you to question me? The_Patriot? Really? Go wash the American flag in more of your own blood you self righteous nobody. *sidebar* it's funny how you guys love to bash but when your the one on the end of the verbal club you either cower in fear or respond...I love it.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Yeah...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...I'm staying out of this one.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:57 p.m. CST

    I may be ugly and hate-filled, but, uh . . .

    by Royston Lodge

    . . . what was that third thing you said?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 12:58 p.m. CST

    Probably smart the way this one is going Ned

    by D.Vader

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1 p.m. CST

    Babe and Babe: Pig in the City are...

    by SoylentMean

    two of the best kids movies, ever. On the basis of those movies alone I went into Happy Feet with high expectations. I was disappointed and the humans in the movie completely took me out of the movie. I wanted to like the movie, but I didn't. <P> Monster House was a way better kids movie and one that didn't pander to kids. It was scary and good, one might even say it was scary good.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

    by HarryCalder

    [Just trying to inject alittle love into this talkback...]

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:04 p.m. CST

    If you're over the age of 10

    by Waka_Flocka_Flame

    you shouldn't be watching happy feet

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:10 p.m. CST

    what about Gloria, Brittany Murphy's charaqter?

    by Meadowe

    Will they recast? I thought her and Elijah's charaqters were soul mates or whatever, so I don't thinq having a penguin separation is an option they'd use. Then again, you never know.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Waka, yeah because toddlers go the movies by themselves

    by SoylentMean

    The argument that a movie for kids can't be enjoyed by adults is retarded.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:12 p.m. CST

    Totally off-topic: I don't get the current animation...

    by HarryCalder

    in the upper left... What is that referencing? Just curious...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:26 p.m. CST

    ROFL I thought Happy Feet was alright...

    by TheWaqman

    the ending kind of fucked my shit up though. Seeing humans tripped me out. I thought the film was alright though, but it's clear that Miller has lost it. It's not entirely his fault though, Gibson just doesn't want to do Mad Max, but Miller wants to. Hardy is a decent choice I guess. At least it didn't go to an American.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Harry Calder, you being serious or joking?

    by D.Vader

    Its the monolith from 2001.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:28 p.m. CST

    HarryCalder re: animation

    by holidill

    I believe it is referencing 2001 where the monkey touches the black monolith.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Never heard of Happy Feet.

    by BurnedNotice_Dude

    Happy Crotch, yes. Happy Feet, no.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    2001

    by meta4

    Kubricks least loved film? I never understood any of its meaning,beautiful movie with a heavy handed meaning lost on me.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    All I know is, I really wanted to see...

    by Royston Lodge

    ...those seabirds eat the damned penguin.<p> That's nature, baby. Deal with it.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    by D.Vader

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:37 p.m. CST

    Meta4 how can it be heavy-handed if you don't understand?

    by D.Vader

    Your last statement sort of lost me. I don't understand how you know the meaning of 2001 is heavy-handed if the meaning was lost on you?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:48 p.m. CST

    D.Vader and holidill... what the fuck is wrong with me?

    by HarryCalder

    The licking, the monkey-flattening... it all just threw me completely off... I feel so pathetic... Thanks for the enlightening...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Also, 2001? "Least loved film" ??!!

    by HarryCalder

    Um, no.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST

    "My god... it's full of stars..."

    by HarryCalder

    Awesomeness.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:53 p.m. CST

    You don't remember the chubby, movie critic monkey from 2001?

    by Royston Lodge

    You musta seen the edited version. Heh heh heh . . .

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Royston Lodge: that would explain the eating...

    by HarryCalder

    of the monolith... Really, how could I be so dense? [shakes his head sadly]

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    DVader...HarryCal...

    by meta4

    The movie as a moving picture...a motion picture was beautiful, the meaning of the plot,that thing that advances the story, was lost on me. I love Kubrick do not get my words tangled and twisted.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    DVader...HarryCal...

    by meta4

    The movie as a moving picture...a motion picture was beautiful, the meaning of the plot,that thing that advances the story, was lost on me. I love Kubrick do not get my words tangled and twisted.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Eyes Wide Shut is his least loved film...

    by TheWaqman

    when it should be Full Metal Jacket. Of all his films that's the crappiest one. Which still isn't too bad. The Killing and Dr. Strangelove FTW! No other like 'em.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    How about some love for The Shining?

    by HarryCalder

    Love me some Shining.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Not a fan

    by BizarroJerry

    I found Happy Feet to be annoying. Most of the celeb voices were obnoxious, especially Robin Williams' patented "gay hispanic" voice.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:23 p.m. CST

    TheWackman

    by meta4

    Let me clarify...2001 is in MY (me,myself,I) opinion kubricks least loved film by ME. I could give 2 7 lbs will smith movie shits what you or anyone else who read my opinion wrong feels about an otherwise brilliant film makers career.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:26 p.m. CST

    How did this become a Kubrick talkback?

    by Royston Lodge

    I wanna see more penguin-hate!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:31 p.m. CST

    LOL wut?

    by TheWaqman

    Shut the hell up. Since when were you entitled to spew your retarded opinion whilst others weren't? All I said was Eyes Wide Shut is probably the least loved Kubrick film by the public. Don't be so touchy you little shit.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:34 p.m. CST

    Okay, Royston Lodge is right...

    by HarryCalder

    Let's not get all hung up on what is Kubrick's best or worst film or whatever... I think we all agree that the man was a cine-god and even his worst film has merit... So, yeah, PENGUINS CAN BLOW ME!!!!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Penguins can blow you?

    by Royston Lodge

    I mean, I'm as open-minded as the next guy, and what you do in the privacy of your own bedroom is nobody's business but your own, but penguins? Seriously?<p> Is that even possible?<p> I mean, how can an animal with a beak give a blow-job?<p> An orangutan, maybe, with those big-ass lips of theirs...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Penguins are better than donkeys and pandas

    by TheWaqman

    and all that other shit Dreamworks animation throws at us. Also Williams' patented gay hispanic voice is still fresh.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:40 p.m. CST

    The pandas must die.

    by Royston Lodge

    http://tinyurl.com/yfx9o6b

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:41 p.m. CST

    I liked Happy Feet quite a bit...

    by Jaka

    ..and really have no desire to argue about it. Some people like this film, some people loathe it. Doesn't seem to be a lot of middle ground.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Sure, a penguin hummer is pretty sweet...

    by HarryCalder

    but you do have to enjoy the occasional beak-poke... I'm a bit of a masochist... Orangutans can get a bit violent... at least, that's what I've heard...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:43 p.m. CST

    From Kubrick to penguin blow jobs...

    by HarryCalder

    ...this is why I love AICN talkbacks.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:47 p.m. CST

    Wackman

    by meta4

    "wut"....ummm I might not be the most grammatical correct human being on the planet but I'm pretty sure thats supposed to be a B...well who cares point is can you remove yourself from my balls son?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Eyes Wide Shut...

    by Jaka

    ..is a boring mess. I have nothing by respect for Kubrick and his influence on cinema, but I paid to see that movie in the theater, own it on DVD and JUST watched it on cable LAST NIGHT! .... it's still a boring mess. And I say that with no apologies. It's slow as hell and contains ZERO tension, which it was clearly going for. The only thing I really dig about it is the use of primary colors in the set design and lighting. That still looks cool.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Eyes Wide Shut needed way more penguin fellatio...

    by Royston Lodge

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Regarding the Babe films.

    by Jaka

    I LOVE Babe. It's an all-time favorite film. Easily in my top 100, but I'm not sure where I'd place it. However, I LOATHE Pig in the City. Absolutely DESPISE it! It has none of the easygoing country charm and grace of the first film. Just, bleh!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 2:58 p.m. CST

    Royston Lodge

    by Jaka

    It might have helped, yeah.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    "Dr. Strangelove" could've used a penguin head-bobber, too...

    by HarryCalder

    I mean, fuck, it's called "Dr. Strangelove."

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:04 p.m. CST

    Its okay Harry Calder

    by D.Vader

    We all have off-days =).

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:05 p.m. CST

    Penguin blowjobs

    by D.Vader

    Another AICN meme is born.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:22 p.m. CST

    Surf's Up...

    by Kavalier

    I actually liked Surf's Up more. If you watch it without being hyper-critical, it's actually pretty funny... Just thought I'd share that...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:26 p.m. CST

    My only problem with Surf's Up...

    by Jaka

    ...is Shia LeDork's voice. And I guess that's a personal problem. lol Whatever, he just annoys. Otherwise, it was alright. The chicken made me laugh.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:28 p.m. CST

    Watch it without being hyper-critical?

    by Royston Lodge

    "Where the hell do you think you are, man?" - Duke (from M*A*S*H)

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Thanks, D.Vader. Patience with my off days...

    by HarryCalder

    ...is always appreciated.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:37 p.m. CST

    Babe: Pig in the City= violent, disturbing, awesome

    by SoylentMean

    It's like some evil animal circus of insanity. I love it!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:38 p.m. CST

    Open-mind?

    by Kavalier

    How about I re-word hyper-critical that to a little open-minded. Shia can be annoying, but I do find joy in the scene where he's showing a picture of his dad on the ice with a killer whale in the background... "I'm the only one in the island whose dad was... eaten." It tickles me (lame, I know).

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Open-minded? In the Talkbacks?!?!

    by Royston Lodge

    Keep trying. Heh heh heh . . .

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    i've watched eyes wide shut more than many "great" movies

    by RedHorseVector

    i like it.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:48 p.m. CST

    The 3rd act of Happy Feet took a deep dive overboard

    by LisaNeedsBraces

    it was seriously messed

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:51 p.m. CST

    What about...

    by Kavalier

    Have a completely negative attitude about it, never see it, and then crap on it anyway? Does that sound about right??

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet sucked

    by FlandersBum

    Sorry....it just did.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Kavalier: THAT'S the spirit!

    by HarryCalder

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 3:58 p.m. CST

    RedHorseVector

    by Jaka

    You could pick worse movies to like. And as you see, I've watched it a few times myself. I just don't think it holds up to the rest of Kubrick's work, or that it was as good as it was intended to be, or wanted to be. I do find it more interesting in light of Cruise and Kidman no longer being married. Makes me wonder how much of their dislike of each other was genuine, but still be kept from one another at the time?

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    lol Kavalier

    by Jaka

    Hey, I said that I actually liked it despite the fact that I hate Shia with a passion. That's got stand for something! The pic you mentioned was funny, as was the chicken. Bridges was a good choice, too. It just doesn't have a lot of re-watchability for me because of the Shia factor.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:01 p.m. CST

    * beING

    by Jaka

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:03 p.m. CST

    They're not in Fury Road? Wow I can sleep now.

    by Orionsangels

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:09 p.m. CST

    Jaka...

    by Kavalier

    Makes sense. Especially if an actor just gets under your skin. I kinda feel the same way about Chris Klein!!!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:10 p.m. CST

    Schizophrenia with G Miller...

    by Darth Macchio

    Seriously. 40-ish minutes of some of the best atmospheric horror ever filmed ("Terror at 30,000 feet" from Twilight Zone the Movie) and then that fucking musical with the penguins and the one deformed penguin that grew up still all fuzzy and pretentiously cute.<p>I'm a sucker as much as the next guy but Happy Feet just heavy-handed it's forced-cuteness way right into being horribly annoying. Not sure what it was..all bias aside, I REALLY hate musicals. I'll watch Brokeback ten times and bust tears on that final scene at Jack's folks house but I have to wonder at the relative sacklessness of those who profess love for trite, forced schlock like happy feet.<p>And yet I so love what Miller did with the last vignette for Twilight Zone and OFCOURSE Road Warrior is sheer genius film-making.<p>It's like roller-coaster schizo 'love that, hate this' appreciation and it makes me freak out and have to go to the bathroom.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:13 p.m. CST

    Kavalier: Sorry, you're still describing the average Talkbacker.

    by Royston Lodge

    I think you've assigned yourself a hopeless mission. Heh heh heh . . .

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:17 p.m. CST

    I liken Eyes Wide Shut to Cronenberg's Crash...

    by Royston Lodge

    ...a movie that I can watch and say to myself, "that's interesting what the director's trying to do there," but not say to myself, "gosh, what an entertaining movie!"<p> I too have seen it many times.<p> The bare boobies help...

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Hopeless!!!

    by Kavalier

    I know!! It was fun trying anyway!!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 4:21 p.m. CST

    Yes, yes...

    by Jaka

    ...the bare boobies certainly do help. I agree with your comment above, too. Especially because it was Kubrick trying to do it.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 6:18 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet

    by barnaby jones

    Was an odd headache inducing nightmare of a film. Cack.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Kubrick and Clockwork

    by MacReady452

    I just couldn't stand that more than 1 kubrick film has been mentioned here and the droogies didn't get a mention.<p>carry on.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Babe 2

    by Holy Hell

    is a classic. It blows me the f away.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Clockwork and Pig in the City

    by Jaka

    ^^ Should be a movie. <br><br>Love Clockwork with a passion. Watched it again recently as well and it's held up surprisingly well. It's one of those films that teenage me loved for teenage reasons, but adult me loves because he understands what it's saying.<br><br>I'm not saying that Pig in the City isn't all the things everybody says it is, or that it's not a great film. It's just that it has almost zero to do with the tone or feel of the first film and I really love that one.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:39 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet Was Intensely Boring

    by kevinwillis.net

    Great if you have insomnia, if you don't turn up the volume real loud.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Babe was Outstanding. Babe 2 Was Very, Very Good.

    by kevinwillis.net

    Happy Feet was tedious. Or, if I'm feeling charitable, mildly entertaining at best.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:46 p.m. CST

    Clockwork: Good Movie

    by kevinwillis.net

    But 2001 still gets me. Brilliant. Visionary. Looks great even by today's standards (most of it, anyway). The use of music. The super-slow, yet entirely deliberate pacing. The use of an AT&T calling card on the satellite. 2001 just floors me. What a heckuva movie. Why I felt compelled to say that, I don't know, but if you need proof Kubrick was a film making genius, 2001 is it.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Surfs up was better.

    by RedJester

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 9:33 p.m. CST

    Oh good, Glen Beck will blow another gasket!

    by JayLenoTookMyJob

    It's always fun to watch him melt down over some inconsequential nonsense. "P-p-penguins are soash-uhl-lishts! Pleh! Pleh! Pleh!" Comedic gold!

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 9:44 p.m. CST

    still would rather have mel gibson

    by BEYONDTHUNDERDOME2GIRLS1CUPBILLCOSBY

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Happy Feet

    by nukeboy1970

    What a fucking retarded movie. I am sure the sequel will be more of the same. Maybe we will get luck and someone will run over the penguins with a lawnmower.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11 p.m. CST

    It's a shame

    by rabidfnark

    we couldn't get this kind of casting from him waaay back when he was doing "justice League." Not picking on the man...just saying.

  • Jan. 18, 2010, 11:43 p.m. CST

    I had no idea Miller was responsible for Babe.

    by StrokerX

    Hell with that and the mad max films...i think he might be my favorite director. <p> Seriously...i love Babe. I used to know the words to the song the old man sung. Youtube here i come.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 12:44 a.m. CST

    I actually saw this movie just the other day.

    by dockealy

    I thought there were quite a few beautifully framed shots (mostly long shots, like the crane plunging into the ocean comes to mind) and while the heavy-handed "ENVIRONMENTAL MESSAGE" was fore and center, some parts of that movie were dark as fuck for a movie that was supposedly about singing penguins. And God help me, I actually liked the 'vato penguins.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 2:51 a.m. CST

    I got lotsa soul and i hated Happy Feet

    by quantize

    absolutely overcooked...couldnt make it all the way thru...robin williams was FUCKING ANNOYING..and hey im a fan of his older comedy.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 2:56 a.m. CST

    Damn You Michael Bay

    by MCMLXXVI

    Damn You Michael Bay

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Happy Feet was

    by HagCeli

    probably the most impressive animated film of the noughties. Story, music, characters, animation, scenery, utterly perfect, with so many images and scenes you'll never forget. I remember being HUGELY impressed walking out of this. An underrated masterpiece; I'm happy to see they're making a sequel.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 7:05 a.m. CST

    AVATAR HAS BEEN PULLED FROM 1,628 CHINESE THEATRES!?! WTF!?!

    by TehCreepyThinMan

    The communist nation's state-run movie distributor, China Film Group, unexpectedly began pulling the blockbuster science-fiction picture from 1,628 2-D screens this week in favor of a biography of the ancient philosopher Confucius.<br> <br>Paul Hanneman, co-president of international distribution for 20th Century Fox, the movie's distributor, confirmed the move, which the studio learned about Monday evening.<br> <br>According to the Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily, the switch was made at the urging of propaganda officials who are concerned that "Avatar" is taking too much market share from Chinese films and drawing unwanted attention to the sensitive issue of forced evictions.<br> <br>Millions of Chinese have been uprooted to make way for high-rise buildings and government infrastructure projects in the fast-growing country. In "Avatar," human colonists try to demolish the village of an alien race to obtain a precious energy source buried under it.<br> <br>http://www.thenewstribune.com/apheadlines/outdoors/story/1034148.html

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 11:04 a.m. CST

    Babe

    by grendel69

    Those movies fucking rule. Wish we got a third one.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 11:10 a.m. CST

    Happy Feet was poop.

    by Knuckleduster

    But yeah, that bit with the humans was good. <p> Still mostly poop, though.

  • Jan. 19, 2010, 11:58 a.m. CST

    So Damon isn't Mad Max then, with shaky cam ?

    by theplant

    hello ? I want shaky matt looking fat in the head !