Like its predecessor, this follow-up to THE CARE BEARS MOVIE (1985) is perfect viewing for the preschool set in terms of character and story, although its blatant intent to serve as a 77-minute toy commercial should make parents wary. The simple narrative follows the adventures of True
Heart Bear and his friend Noble Heart Horse. Their nemesis, Dark Heart, is working his sinister tricks on a group of summer campers, turning the normally likable tykes into a gang of irritating whelps. The animation isn't bad, considering the lower standards of the current era of cost control.
With its unpretentious moral tale of good and evil, CARE BEARS MOVIE II does a good job of ...