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Aria Noelle Curzon,
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Brandon La Croix,
Aria Noelle Curzon
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Roy Allen Smith
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Roy Allen Smith
While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, which attract the tiny dinosaurs, Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance. Instead of taking the blame, he accidentally makes the adults go into a "Get Frankenstein" frenzy when they believe the tiny dinosaurs were the main cause. Now Littlefoot and his friends must protect the tiny herd, and in the end learn the value of honesty. Written by
Cera, are you awake? Look, I um... it's just... I, um... It's just that... Oh, this is so much harder than yelling. Look, Tria is an old friend and she doesn't have anyone. She needs protection and she's really nice. What I mean is... Well, she likes me and I like her.
But I want things back the way they were before. When you didn't like anybody and nobody likes you.
I don't think things are ever going to be that way again.
[Cera sniffles and tears come out of her eyes]
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Alright. To be honest, I think all the sequels are let down by the idea of musical numbers; it turns what was originally an animated film for slightly older children into a Disneyfied trip of cavity-inducing irritation. This one has the worst musical numbers in the whole series (some of the others admittedly weren't bad).
My biggest problem with this film was lack of plausibility. Granted that's quite a strange thing to accuse this kind of film of this late in the series, as any paleontologist would tell you, along with everyone jumping down various throats and saying, "Yes, but it's a kids film so accuracy doesn't really matter." Fair enough. I'm not disputing that.
However, the original film and its sequels up to this point were...well, at least believable within the Land Before Time universe. The idea of Littlefoot and pals raising a baby sharptooth or journeying to find a magic flower or having to deal with bullies are fine.
But minuscule longnecks...no! That really does push the boundaries to breaking point! If it had been little creatures, then this could have kept up the passable trend with the other sequels, but just what was the point in these creatures? A fair idea that was let down by a lousy concept. The reason I'm giving it three stars instead of one was that this film does deal well with a fairly sensitive issue; namely that of a single parent finding someone else and how it can affect both children and adults.
Though I could quite happily have lived the rest of my life without finding out that Cera's dad was named Topsy...
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