Sing 2 review – animation sequel has all the gloss but lacks heart and soul

Sing 2 review – animation sequel has all the gloss but lacks heart and soul
Buster Moon and his troupe aim to make it big in showbiz but even a new character voiced by Bono can’t save this from feeling like a movie generated by an algorithm

Writer-director Garth Jennings has returned with a sequel to the highly successful family animation Sing, about a koala called Buster Moon who lets them put on their sci-fi spectacular in his hotel showroom, as long as it stars his pampered princess of a daughter Porsha (voiced by Halsey). Fast-talking Buster also claims he can tempt out of reclusive retirement a legendary singer and lion called Clay Calloway (voiced by Bono) who slightly tiresomely sings his version of I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, without anyone breaking the fact-fiction dividing wall and wondering why this supposed icon is performing a U2 cover instead of his own material.
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