Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Cinema Clips: Finding Dory

Posted By on Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM

This sequel to Finding Nemo goes a little darker than its predecessor, with Ellen DeGeneres returning as the voice of Dory, the lovable fish with short-term memory loss issues.

An event triggers a memory of family in her little brain, and she sets off on a journey to find her mom and dad (voiced by Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy). Pals Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo (Hayden Rolence) join Dory on her quest, which culminates in an aquarium amusement park graced with voice announcements by the actual Sigourney Weaver. Dory winds up in a touch pond, in a bucket of dead fish, and swimming around in a lot of dark pipe work. In some ways, this is to Finding Nemo what The Empire Strikes Back was to Star Wars. It’s a darker, slightly scarier chapter, but it still delivers on the heartwarming elements, and contains some good laughs, many of them provided by Ed O’Neil voicing a conniving octopus. We also find out the origins of Dory’s ability to speak whale as she reconvenes with an old friend, Destiny the Whale Shark (Kaitlin Olson).

Overall, it’s not as good as the first one, but it’s still good, and DeGeneres still rules as the voice of Dory. Her voicing of this character definitely goes into the Animation Voices Hall of Fame. MAKE SURE TO STAY ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE CREDITS FOR A RATHER LENGTHY FINAL SCENE.

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