Thanks to a review by Eddie Harrison of Film Authority, Paddington 2Rotten Tomatoes’ score went from an impressive 100% to a pathetic 99%. Harrison’s review claims that Paddington 2 does not have the same spirit as the children’s books on which it is based, calling the situations in which Paddington finds himself ” artificial and ridiculous. “He also sets his sights on Paddington himself, calling the film the embodiment of the beloved bear” overconfident, sarcastic and sullen, “Even adding that voice actor Ben Whishaw sounds like” a member of an indie-pop group coming down from a scary ketamine high. ” Goodness. Paddington 2 isn’t the only high-profile film to have recently lost its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score, as an unearthed 80-year-old critic also struck. Citizen Kane down an ankle last month.
RELATED: Paddington 3 is officially in the works
While on Paddington, StudioCanal revealed earlier this year that a third film is in the works, saying “ We can confirm that Studiocanal is working very hard on film 3 with the utmost care and care just like for films 1 and 2. While there aren’t any details on the sort of marmalade-filled mishap that Paddington will be getting into this time around, it’s likely director Paul King won’t be returning. King told Empire last year that although the two Paddington the films had been ” one of the great pleasures of my life, at some point you just have to stop. Maybe it would be time for someone else to do a twist on this. I’m trying not to make a third bear movie, which is a huge, huge mistake. That said, he will still be involved with the franchise as an executive producer.