We previously reported that The Associated Press has released its review of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's new film, "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island," which opens on Friday. Below are excerpts from several other reviews of the film, which up to this point have been mostly negative.
The film currently has a 54% Rotten Tomatoes rating, which you can check out of you click here.
The Hollywood Reporter |
As the band of adventurers skips from one supersized Survivor-like challenge to the next, one can't help feeling the creative potential of Verne's vision is wasted. Read full review
Village Voice | Melissa Anderson
The film is endurable owing solely to Johnson, a veteran of bad kids' movies whose sense of when to dial up the charm in such a generic, soulless entertainment remains impeccable. Read full review
Massively throwaway, but funnier and more likable than the first entry. Mainly that's due to an A-list pairing that's as inspired as it is demented. Read full review
A fun though rarely funny family adventure whose lively special effects compensate somewhat for actors who largely sleepwalk through their roles. Read full review