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Mark criticised this particular film for consisting of nothing more than a collection of slapstick sequences with little to connect them. Mr Kermode gives a fuller description of why we are all doomed in [http://www.theguardian.com/film/2006/apr/23/features.review this article], which appeared in his beloved Guardian.
 
Mark criticised this particular film for consisting of nothing more than a collection of slapstick sequences with little to connect them. Mr Kermode gives a fuller description of why we are all doomed in [http://www.theguardian.com/film/2006/apr/23/features.review this article], which appeared in his beloved Guardian.
  
With the passage of time has since come Ice Age: Collision Course, a film which according to Mark now makes him "look back at that glorious heyday of Ice Age 2 and going would that it were so simple. Would that we now had the level of dramatic coherence that we had then now."
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With the passage of time has since come Ice Age: Collision Course, a film which according to Mark now makes him "look back at that glorious heyday of Ice Age 2 and going - would that it were so simple - would that we now had the level of dramatic coherence that we had then, now."
  
 
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Revision as of 21:24, 17 July 2016

Mark Kermode labelled the film Ice Age 2 as "the death of narrative cinema", and he encouraged people to utter the phrase when leaving screenings of the film.

Mark criticised this particular film for consisting of nothing more than a collection of slapstick sequences with little to connect them. Mr Kermode gives a fuller description of why we are all doomed in this article, which appeared in his beloved Guardian.

With the passage of time has since come Ice Age: Collision Course, a film which according to Mark now makes him "look back at that glorious heyday of Ice Age 2 and going - would that it were so simple - would that we now had the level of dramatic coherence that we had then, now."