The Pebble and the Penguin Reviews
Then the 90's came around. Don bluth's movies for some reason became wierd, forgettable, and sub-par. This movie is a good example of that. The characters are all forgettable as well as the songs, and the story has almost no foundation.
Here are some letdowns.
Letdown #1: The story was just... weird for a movie about penguins despite it's credit for a romance between two main characters. There were some things that were unexplained like "Why do penguins have clothing and hands to begin with?" and "Where did the three non-penguin birds came from?".
and Letdown #2: The songs made by Barry Manilow (despite it's decent music score from Mark Watters) were mediocre. "Now and Forever" (pop song included), "Sometimes I Wonder" and reprise and "Don't Make Me Laugh" were enjoyable, but the rest weren't that catchy at all.
That's it for the letdowns. Now for the highlights.
The animation is very good, the character designs aren't that bad, and the voice acting is entertaining.
So, is this movie weird? Well, kind of, but once you compare it to A Troll In Central Park, it's not a bad movie. It's just a decent and very cute penguin movie and it's worth watching for kids who like decent entertainment.