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Movie Review: “Paddington 2” Is More Fun Than The Original And Full Of Whimsy And Wonder - Irish Film Critic
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. All sequels should be as enchanting and endearing as “Paddington 2,” which was more fun than the original, a rare treat. Director and writer Paul King created magic for children and adults well suited to the first charming “Paddington” movie. Even if you have not seen the first film, or read the books, this sequel offers a bit of magic for everyone. The cast brings their roles to life with a fun new addition: Hugh Grant as Phoenix …