Hop

Comedy,Family

Easter Bunny animation from the team behind Alvin and The Chipmunks Discuss this article

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Director Tim Hill’s follow-up to Alvin and the Chipmunks is a less obnoxious affair, but it’s still low on charm and laughs. A hare-brained slice of Easter confection, Hop is at best an affable mix of live action and CG animation that bounces along with a modest spring in its step. The story concerns young rabbit EB (Brand) – heir to the Easter Bunny crown – who, on the eve of assuming the mantle from his father (Laurie), flees the family candy factory on Easter Island to pursue his dream of becoming a drummer in Los Angeles. Expect passable, if fairly unexceptional, family fodder.

By Emma Simmonds
Time Out Doha,

Hop

  • Duration: 95
  • Released: Thu, 14 Apr
  • Classification: G
  • Language: English
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  • Director: Tim Hill
  • Stars: James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole, Elizabeth Perkins, Hugh Laurie, Tiffany Espensen, David Hasselhoff, Chelsea Handler, Dustin Ybarra, Carlease Burke, Veronica Alicino

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