Running Time (minutes): 86
Description: At New York’s Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited on a ship en route to Africa. When their vessel is hijacked, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.
Stars: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller and David Schwimmer
Genres: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
At first, I didn’t think I’d be able to watch this one as my speakers are giving up the ghost, but earphones came to the rescue. Obviously, this is a simple film, but I enjoyed it nevertheless except for the stupid Alex ‘subplot’ at the end.
Hans Zimmer’s cheerful score was a really pleasant surprise after all his superhero trash.
The narrator was clearly having a great time recording all the descriptions, but it would have been nice had he said a little more from time to time.