What do you get when you mix a re-hashed 80s teen drama, a deeply unoriginal “fish outta water” scenario, yet more bloody buddy-cops and Channing “meat face” Tatum trying to be funny? A sparky, self-aware, genre-flipping and consistently entertaining comedy-action fest, where LOL veteran Jonah Hill takes a back seat to that bloke out of Dear John. Honestly, we’re as surprised as you are.
Based on the beloved 1978 children’s book by Judi and Ron Barrett, ‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs’ is a comical fantasy about one man’s pursuit of his dreams. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s computer-animated film is also a colourful morality tale about the gluttony of the west where bigger is apparently always better, especially when it comes to icecream