Rio 2 (3D)
Entertainment: +4
Acceptability: +3

Voices: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jermaine Clement, Andy Garcia. Directed by Carlos Saldonha (Rio, Ice Age)

FILM SYNOPSIS: Blu and Jewel (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway) are now married with three children, enjoying life in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. They enjoy all the comforts of a civilized world, including Bluís constant companion, his gps/iphone. The excitement of Mardi Gras, fireworks, and rhythmic music is contagious. When Jewel hears about an opportunity to travel to the Amazon where a group of other almost-extinct blue macaws has been spotted, she insists the family must go. What they discover and how meeting other members of their species affect their lives makes for an exciting, dangerous and hilarious adventure.

PREVIEW REVIEW: It is refreshing to watch a G-rated movie the whole family can enjoy together. Young children will love the bright colors and the musical numbers even if they donít have a clue about the Amazon and its significance. Tree-huggers will be pleased at the lessons of conservation and responsibility required to preserve our natural resources. The humor and shenanigans of both good guys and bad guys will appeal to all ages that go to movies for entertainment only. Family ties, friendship, joy and overcoming jealousy, play a big part in Rio 2. The only suggestive behavior is between Gabi (voice of Kristin Chenoweth), a bright pink poisonous frog, and evil Nigel (voice of Jemaine Clement), but it is not condoned in any way. No good comes of it. The jealous villainís plot to destroy the intruders never goes farther than danger and threats.

Preview Reviewer: Mary Draughon
Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Crude Language: None
Obscene Language: None
Profanity: None
Violence: None
Sexual Intercourse: None
Nudity: None
Homosexual Conduct: None
Sexually Suggestive Action/Dialog: None
Drug Abuse: None
Other: None
Running Time: 95 minutes
Intended Audience: Families

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