Disneynature: Penguins Reviews

April 18, 2019
It took 16 cinematographers three years to capture the stunning images in this doc about an Adelie penguin (anthropomorphically voiced by Ed Helms) coming of age during a freezing Antarctic spring. Go for the film's thrilling sense of wonder.
April 17, 2019
A sweet, playful coming-of-age documentary
April 17, 2019
"Penguins" is a charmer.
April 17, 2019
Just you try to resist the impossible adorableness offered up in the latest Disneynature documentary, Penguins.
April 16, 2019
The result is an endearing documentary, capturing both the wonder of Antarctica and the drama of the everyday life of penguins.
April 16, 2019
Nature's complexities are reduced here to dull clichés.
April 16, 2019
Of course, nothing in it is as endearing as the birds themselves. The mere sight of their fat bodies waddling across the ice gets the warmest response of all.
April 16, 2019
Cute is king here. Which figures.
April 11, 2019
Working in a more minor key than such essential entries as "Chimpanzee" and "African Cats," but the artistry and relative magic of the series is still on full display.
March 18, 2019
Relies not on deeper meaning but on the seemingly unassailable argument that penguins are exceptionally cute and that the typical human being would happily spend 76 minutes watching them do just about anything.