The first Smurf movie was released in 2011, loosely based on the comic book series, The Smurfs. After two years, they are back, with more smurfciting action, and comedy!
Synopsis: The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world¹s greatest sorcerer. It's up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with the Naughties Vexy and Hackus or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue?
Verdict: 6/10. Yea, some might feel that it's a little high to give a 6, but I find that if it's main aim is to bring a feel of family and heartwarming good time for a family with kids, then I think it's done just that. Perhaps I'm a little too old to be watching stuff like this, but I like how they still managed to inject a little humour now and then with Azrael and Vanity Smurf (though he did get kinda annoying in the end). Storyline is very predictable, and we all know how it's going to end (no surprises there).
So, if you want a feel good movie to watch with your kids this Raya weekend, you can make this one of your choice :)
Til the next time, stay beautiful!