Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 29 August 2015

Furry Vengeance (PG)

Reviewed by Anthony Quinn

Published 07/05/2010

Brendan Fraser, once a promising talent, has somehow crash landed in the comedy graveyard known as Family Entertainment.

He plays a property developer who, belying his company's green credentials, is about to bulldoze a forest and erect a suburban estate in its place. But he reckons without a saboteur raccoon and a troop of wildlife friends (crows, skunks, etc) that will contrive to make his life a misery. Most of the slapstick assaults on Fraser end with him crashing his SUV and/or eliciting a look of disbelieving horror from his wife ( Brooke Shields). Naturally, it's all delivered with a choking dose of eco-self-righteousness, very slightly eased by the presence of Ken Jeong as the property company's unscrupulous and possibly insane CEO.

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