This is that rare thing: a franchise that grows more winning with each instalment.
From time to time the improbable occurs: A sequel outdoes its original.
The screenplay, by Eric Darnell and Noah Baumbach, churns out the snappy witticisms with admirable creative gusto, but it whizzes along at such a frenetic pace that you'll probably miss half of them.
A fun and fast family entertainment.
The clever lines and themes of friendship and finding home are almost completely overwhelmed here by the breathless pace and sensory overload...
What might be barely tolerable in a seven-minute short gave me the biggest headache since "Transformers: Dark of the Moon.''
[It] may be the best of the bunch, simply because it busts the leash that tethers it to anything resembling reality.
Set at a frenzied pace meant to connote fun, it mostly feels like a frenetic spectacle.