Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!

2012

Comedy / Family

55
IMDb Rating 5.3 10 3

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Cast

David Tennant as The Doctor
Jason Watkins as John Worrall
Jessica Hynes as Angel Matthews
Pam Ferris as Doochey
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1006.21 MB
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English 2.0
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23.976 fps
105 min
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2.02 GB
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English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
105 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Skellons2-211-170992 9 / 10 / 10

Ignore the bah humbugs!

There are many out there who have no sense of fun anymore and have hammered this film. The truth is it's not an Oscar winner but it's fun. We sat in a packed cinema screen of all ages who laughed their way through with a few tears in places and afterwards left feeling good. That's what this film does and all those who have seen it I know say the same - yes it's silly and childish - but it's meant to be! Ignore the so called film experts - we can all call ourselves that and justify it in some way - and just enjoy it for what it is, a simple film which doesn't take itself seriously with a great message running through it.

Reviewed by hitchcockthelegend 4 / 10 / 10

It's on safe ground. This manger isn't wobbling.

After the pleasing (justified) reaction to 2009s Nativity!, it's not unsurprising to find that two further films would follow it, starting with this, the first of the sequels. Formula remains the same as the first film, here we have David Tennant (great coup by writer and director Debbie Isitt to get him in a dual role) as an harangued teacher out on the road in charge of kiddies as they head towards the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition. Along side him, pulling the the emotional and cunning mental strings, is man-child Mr. Poppy (Marc Wooton once again on film stealing form), enter mirth, poignancy and a raft of engaging kiddies guaranteed to warm the cockles during Yuletide. This is undeniably Isitt and her team treading on safe ground, which is both a blessing and a curse. For although the finale here - as regards the competition - has a different twist to the first film, it still feels like a redux of that picture - this is because it is. There's also a problem in that the last third is crammed packed with the competition song entries, not to say the songs and routines aren't great (Isitt and editor Nicky Ager co-writing), they are, and it's a nice cross reference of different styles of music. It's just that there comes a point when it veers close to being filler to pad the pic out to over 100 minutes of film, where much of the comedic human drama gets lost in the mix. However, it's still a warm film, and a real foot tapper that's nice to get involved with at Christmas time. 6/10

Reviewed by stevelomas-69401 4 / 10 / 10

Mr Poppy should be jailed!

Very poor dial in acting and what makes it worse is the offensive Mr Poppy character.

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