This fish-out-of-water buddy/action-comedy is aimed squarely at undiscriminating 10-year-olds, and that demographic may well enjoy it; kids at press screenings rapped along gleefully with the titular marsupial's big fantasy musical number. Adults, however, may be less captivated, especially those with limited patience for jokes involving camel flatulence. They may also be less-than-amused to discover that, like SNOW DOGS (2002), this is not
a talking-animal movie. The beastly blather occurs only in the fantasy sequence, a fact that may disappoint youngsters misled by deceptive trailers and TV ads. Our hero is twenty-something Charlie Carbone (Jerry O'Connell),...