A group of animals from the zoo embark on a sea voyage, end up in a jungle somewhere and find themselves facing a series of dangerous but ultimately character-building adventures.
Wait – haven’t we seen this one before?
You can be forgiven for thinking Disney’s The Wild is a clone of last year’s hit animation flick Madagascar. However, various online sources claim that production on The Wild began even before DreamWorks started work on Madagascar.
Nevertheless, regardless of who started what when, the fact is that DreamWorks reached the finish line first, leaving The Wild to face the inevitable accusation of lacking originality.
Read the whole thing here: Wild adventure falls flat.
Meesh said it’s a bit dry. So next time, I’ll try to be a bit more cynical, a bit more caustic, a bit more…. ‘wet’?