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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It definitely has its appeal to the crowd it's pandering toward, and it's a success in its mission to bring the awe and thrills.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

August 7, 2012
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The whole movie has such an air of giddy adventure that I had a good time with it. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is charming, in spite of its imperfections.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

June 4, 2012
Neil Pond
American Profile

Falls far short of cinematic art but goes down pretty well with a box of popcorn and modest expectations.

Full Review Source: American Profile | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 6, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

It's all a bit silly. But Journey 2 does have the uncomplicated charm of those ancient mid-budget epics in which Doug McClure narrowly avoided being eaten by Pterodactyls.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 3/5

March 19, 2012
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Silly, colorful, harmless and fun.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 2, 2012
Leonard Maltin
indieWIRE

The visual effects are as artificial as the genially preposterous story, but the movie is all in fun, and painless for grownups.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE

March 1, 2012
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

... everybody seems to be having fun ...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

February 20, 2012
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

A good cast and an enjoyable adventure equals solid family viewing.

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 6/10

February 14, 2012
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Reminded me of the old Saturday morning live-action television shows of my youth, like The Land of the Lost and Danger Island.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 10, 2012
Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin's Picks

Younger children may find some of the action a bit scary, but the filmmakers have tried to keep this element under control-brief and just intense enough to get a rise out of their audience but never gory.

Full Review Source: Leonard Maltin's Picks | Original Score: 2.1/2

February 10, 2012
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Colorful, undemanding, PG-rated boys'-and-girls' adventure.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

February 10, 2012
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Burdened with a leaden script built only with cliché, the sequel manages to pack a harder punch of adventure than its predecessor, making better use of its 3D environments

Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com | Original Score: B-

February 10, 2012
Teddy Durgin
Screen It!

At its heart, 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' aims for fun, old-fashioned thrills and delivers for the most part. It's a fun ride.(Parental Review also available)

Full Review Source: Screen It!

February 10, 2012
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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The equivalent of those pre-made sandwiches you buy at Starbucks -- not bad for you, and not entirely lacking in flavor, but nothing particularly memorable, either.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

February 10, 2012
Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is an anything-goes funhouse disguised as an adventure movie. That's not a bad thing at all.

Full Review Source: NOW Toronto | Original Score: 3/5

February 10, 2012
Luke Y. Thompson
E! Online

Grown-ups and reviewers aren't supposed to like movies that are almost entirely CG and PG-rated eye candy, but screw it. The inner child wins out on this one.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: A-

February 10, 2012
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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The Mysterious Island is everything a 12-year-old boy could want - endless adventure involving a reckless adolescent hero, with a pretty girl in a clinging T-shirt around to watch him struggle.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 10, 2012
Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hey, it moves right along. It rockets on a certain goofy bliss. Never mind the filmmakers have clearly never read the original Verne/Stevenson/Swift books beyond cover blurbs

Full Review Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Original Score: 2/4

February 9, 2012
Nell Minow
Beliefnet

A well-paced and highly entertaining family film made with good humor, panache, and imagination.

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: B+

February 9, 2012
Tony Medley
Tolucan Times

...a delightful entertainment for children and adults alike with the best 3D I've seen since the first of the series in 2008.

Full Review Source: Tolucan Times | Original Score: 8/10

February 9, 2012
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