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Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle


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  Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle Review
Tookey's Rating
3 /10
 
Average Rating
5.00 /10
 
Starring
Natasha: Rene Russo, Boris: Jason Alexander, Karen Sympathy: Piper Perabo
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Directed by: Des McAnuff
Written by: Kenneth Lonergan. Based on characters developed by Jay Ward

 
 
 
Released: 2000
   
Genre: FAMILY
COMEDY
CARTOON & LIVE ACTION
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 90
 
 


 
Two cartoon characters from the Sixties, a dumb moose and a flightless flying squirrel, are recruited in the present day to join an FBI agent (Piper Parebo, pictured right) to scotch an attempt by a German Gestapo officer (Robert De Niro) and two Cold-War Russian spies (Jason Alexander and Rene Russo) who plan to brainwash the American public into accepting a nazi as President.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A manic mixture of live action and graphics, let down by a moronic plot and terrible acting, not least by the film's producer Robert De Niro, seemingly auditioning to become a children's TV presenter. Maybe the movie is intended to be a satire on the stupidity of television, the crassness of Hollywood or the poor electoral taste of the American public. But any point gets lost in a plethora of post-modernist jokes and horribly self-congratulatory cameo appearances by stars such as Whoopi Goldberg and John Goodman. The result is a shambles - far too knowing for children, too silly for adults.


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