Review by LondonFilmFan
Stars; Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Aziz Ansari, Peter Dinklage, Joy Behar, Aubrey Graham, Nick Frost, Wanda Sykes, Keke Palmer | Written by Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs | Directed by Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Ice Age: Continental Drift is the fourth outing in the series from Blue Sky Studios, the CGI animation company that also brought Rio to cinemas last year. Produced by a team involved at various levels with the previous three Ice Age films, Continental Drift sticks to its safe, child pleasing formula. Aimed at a pre-teen audience, the film offers little for those actually paying the demographics’ price of admission, but it’s filled with the kind of goofy material that kids eat up.
Directors Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier open the film in somewhat odd fashion, using their entire animated short “Scrat’s Continental Crack-Up” for the film’s opening minutes,