Negative Reviews Continue to Roll in for “Journey 2” Film

Nick Paglino

The RockWe previously reported that The Associated Press has released its review of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's new film, "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island," which opens on Friday. Below are excerpts from several other reviews of the film, which up to this point have been mostly negative.

The film currently has a 54% Rotten Tomatoes rating, which you can check out of you click here.

The Hollywood Reporter |
As the band of adventurers skips from one supersized Survivor-like challenge to the next, one can't help feeling the creative potential of Verne's vision is wasted. Read full review

Village Voice | Melissa Anderson
The film is endurable owing solely to Johnson, a veteran of bad kids' movies whose sense of when to dial up the charm in such a generic, soulless entertainment remains impeccable. Read full review

Empire |
Massively throwaway, but funnier and more likable than the first entry. Mainly that's due to an A-list pairing that's as inspired as it is demented. Read full review

Variety |
A fun though rarely funny family adventure whose lively special effects compensate somewhat for actors who largely sleepwalk through their roles. Read full review

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