A pro-environmental message family comedy that hurts its cause more than it helps. A real estate developer (Fraser) moves his family to rural Oregon for his work on a new housing project, but construction threatens the local forest population. The animals--a combination of live and CGI--rise up together to sabotage the project, and make Fraser the target of two movies' worth of slapstick bee stings, skunk sprays, and kicks to the crotch. It's hard to tell if the animals are angry about their habitat, or the fact that they're in such a despicably bad movie. Lame jokes, bad performances, and very little to appeal to adults or kids, but at least the animals don't talk.
I attended a showing of Furry Vengeance accompanied by my mother Barbara (age 68), my daughter Maya (age 5 ½), and low expectations (timeless). As we dug into our 10 lb. bucket of popcorn and watched the previews for Spy Dogs (Maya: “Awww! Puppies!”) and Despicable Me (Barbara: “ix-nay”), ...Read More