released OUT NOW! U | 92 minutes
Cynics can sneer at another retro toy being crowbarred into a toon franchise, but Trolls isn’t made for them. DreamWorks’ latest is 90 minutes of pure happy.
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake voice two gnomes who set off to rescue their friends from a cooking pot, but the story’s really just an excuse for a lot of singing. Animated to look like the world is made out of Fuzzy-Felt and Play-doh, it’s as if someone gave a six-yearold a movie studio to play with. Paul Bradshaw
“Now to write evil on messageboards…”