In this show, AOM hosts Marisa Serafini, Sara Stretton, and Chloe West discuss the animated film Rio 2 in which Blu, Jewel and their three kids leave their domesticated life in the city of Rio de Janeiro for a journey to the Amazon rainforest, where their owners Linda and Tulio were doing an expedition that seemingly found a hidden tribe of Spix’s Macaws. On their way there, they are witnessed in Manaus by Blu and Jewel’s old nemesis Nigel the cockatoo, who then decides to seek revenge on the macaws, enlisting poison dart frog Gabi and anteater Charlie as his minions. Upon arriving the Amazon, the family comes across Jewel’s long-lost father, Eduardo, who is in hiding with his macaw tribe. As Blu has trouble fitting in, Nigel infiltrates the tribe, and illegal loggers kidnap Linda and Tulio on their way to reach the macaws’ hideout. Rio 2 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure-comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. It is the sequel to the 2011 computer-animated film Rio and the studio’s first film to have a sequel outside of their existing Ice Age franchise. The title refers to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, where the first film was set and Rio 2 begins, though most of its plot occurs instead at the Amazon rainforest. Featuring the returning voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, and Jake T. Austin. Rio 2 will be Don Rhymer’s final film after he died on November 28, 2012. The hosts discuss everything from filmography, to casting/acting, directing, cinematography, editing, score, sound editing, etc. HELPFUL LINKS: IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2357291/ Rio 2 Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_2 The Wrap Box Office Review – http://www.thewrap.com/box-office-rio2-noah-grand-budapest-hotel-milestones Variety Movie Review – http://variety.com/2014/film/reviews/film-review-rio-2-1201148036/ Rio Official Movie Website – http://www.riomovies.com/?gclid=CIWSx-fMvb0CFcuSfgodLQwA5Q Rio Movie Trailers – https://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/rio2/ Rotten Tomatoes Review – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/rio_2/ Coming Soon Movie Database – http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=100725 Yahoo Movie Information – https://movies.yahoo.com/movie/rio-2/ Yahoo Rio Movie Trailers – https://movies.yahoo.com/video/rio-2-trailer-d-160045160.html Follow Us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/movieanatomy Like Us on http://Facebook.com/AnatomyOfAMovie
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