Not to be confused with 1995's other
talking-pig flick, the execrable GORDY, BABE could charm the pants off the most unregenerate cynic. The title character (voice of Christine Cavanaugh) is adorable as only a freshly scrubbed piglet can be, but Babe's on the fast track
to becoming Christmas dinner at Farmer Hoggett's house. Then he recognizes his destiny: to become a sheepdog like his surrogate mom, Border collie Fly. State-of-the-art special effects make BABE's barnyard animals look completely convincing even when they speak, and the vocal performances have
real depth and substance. This Australian-made movie has a darker edge than most American kiddie fil...