Surf's Up (2007)
June 8, 2007
Rated PG for PG for mild language and some rude humor.
A stylistically daring CGI feature, "Surf's Up" is based on the groundbreaking revelation that surfing was actually invented by penguins. In the film, a documentary crew will take audiences behind the scenes and onto the waves during the most competitive, heartbreaking and dangerous display of surfing known to man, the Penguin World Surfing Championship....
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Talk about surprises. When I first saw the previews for Surf's Up
, I rolled my eyes. Penguins have had the "It" factor ever since March of the Penguins
, and with Surf's Up
(not to mention Farce of the Penguins
, which is an entirely different can of worms) it sure appeared that the the waddling birds had run their course. Hell, the first preview for the movie even made fun of the fact that everyone was capitalizing on the penguin market, a pretty bold marketing approach. But no, the penguin movies keep on coming.
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