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Dull sequel 'Dolphin Tale 2' needs a rescue of its own
Dull sequel 'Dolphin Tale 2' needs a rescue of its own

The main cast as well as the mammalian star of the 2011 hit family film "Dolphin Tale" return in "Dolphin Tale 2," a pleasant if bland and nonessential sequel. Like the original movie, the follow-up is based on true events that occurred at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida, where both pictures were shot. Unfortunately, writer-director Charles Martin Smith (he also helmed the first film) never finds a gripping or dimensional enough story in the continuing account of Winter, the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin with the prosthetic tail. The most potentially dramatic element — Winter will be relocated by the Department of Agriculture if the team at Clearwater...

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