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Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'
Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'

Rio 2 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 The 2011 animated hit "Rio" isn't as flashy or high-concept as movies like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" or the Pixar films, but it struck a chord with its story of a domesticated macaw named Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) who gets lost in the wilds of Brazil. Like a lot of cartoon sequels, "Rio 2" mostly just repeats what worked in the first film — bringing back characters and gags, along with the conflict between the tame and the free — while adding intimations of a midlife crisis as Blu adjusts to being a husband and father, leading his family into the Amazon. The movie is inoffensive but rarely inspired. The DVD...

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