SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 – Review by Valerie Kalfrin

Director Jeff Fowler, returning from the original Sonic, frames the brawls between Sonic and Knuckles as a fun twist on those who-would-beat-whom bouts, and the action is easy to follow, even with the fighters’ neon streaks of blue and red. It’s also enjoyable, such as when Sonic dodges beams from Robotnik’s drones like a game of laser tag during a snowboarding chase down a mountainside. Fowler has less success with the wedding humor, but that plot eventually dovetails with the furballs while knowingly nodding at action sequences from other films.

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