Animal Crackers: As 90s kids, we had our very own real-life superheroes including characters like Pop-Eye the Sailor Man and Power Puff Girls and other cartoon characters. Many of us even dreamt of becoming one as kids. Now, these superheroes have been replaced by some real-life superheroes but our childhood memories are still afresh in minds!
Animal Crackers is a film that does exactly the same, it brings our magical childhood memories back. The film centers on a group of characters bring back the life of circus and acrobats after they discover the secret to the success of the circus. They slowly fall in love with performing at the circus as an animal which makes things especially tricky for the main character, Owen, and his relationship with his family.
NETFLIX HIT ANIMATED MOVIE
Although the movie is a 2017 release, it recently made it to Netflix’s top 10 must-watch movies!! The network is said to “rescue” this creative piece. So that Animal Crackers should now be in your must-watch list.
MORE ABOUT THE MOVIE
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt created Animal Crackers and voiced this animated feature. Along with immense laughter, the show also brings reality check sides of our societies. In one scene at the circus, we see an unsatisfied Smartphone-wielding crowd de-motivating and booing at the acrobats who risk their lives to entertain them. The only one who understands their struggle and hard work is a four-year-old girl with an innocent soul, uncorrupted by the evil of this fast-moving world. This scene lasts for of few seconds, but the impact it creates definitely lasts long!
The entire movie seems to be metaphors to how we humans alter our nature depending on situations. The story leaves a constant smile on our faces providing a reality check. It forces us to think of what we made out of a beautiful world. It compares some situations, and that does hit hard!