What’s it about?
Aunt Lucy is turning 100 and Paddington has his eye on the perfect present: a meticulously beautiful pop-up book of London … but so has a thief with a taste for the theatrical.
What did we think?
Stephen Scott says: With the classic Paddington stories montaged out of the way in the first movie, a cohesive tale can now be told, making a much more enjoyable experience. So enjoyable, I can safely say that Paddington 2 is, paws down, the best movie of 2017.
“But it’s not a serious movie!” I hear the purists scream. Let me explain: it doesn’t have to be. The charm and happiness it creates from classic slapstick and a heart-warming narrative ensures it is hilarious, uplifting and utterly delightful.