Happy Feet Two
transports the audience back to the grandiose landscape of Antarctica and shines a light on some of the larger problems in the penguin community: namely, melting ice caps, which have set all sorts of environmental catastrophes in motion. In the original Happy Feet
, a toe-tapping penguin named Mumble breaks from his flock so he can learn to dance and save the environment. The sequel mimics the original, only this time it’s Mumble’s son Erik who breaks from the flock so he can learn to fly. George Miller returns as director and co-writer and sticks largely to the formula that made the original such a hit -- adorable penguin characters, airy...