Karey Kirkpatrick, Jason Reisig Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, Common
This shouty, hectic family animation turns the tables on the myth of the abominable snowman. What if a village of yetis discovered the existence of the fabled smallfoot – that adorable little creature, virtually fur-free, with a head no bigger than a yeti fingernail?
The conceit is nicely done, and the film’s unexpectedly heartfelt message about empathy and looking at the world through someone else’s eyes just about makes up for its bland animation, smart-arsed script and generic clappy-blah songs.
Channing Tatum is the voice of teenage yeti Migo, who lives high in the Himalayas. For centuries, the yetis of his village have obeyed laws and beliefs carved into sacred stone tablets. Their number one article of faith is that the smallfoot does not exist.
Migo is a true believer, until he sees a human in the flesh and joins up with a group of dissenters led by the chief’s daughter, Meechee – a Princess Leia of the yeti world. Down beneath the