DVD & Blu-ray review: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (PG)


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The Independent Culture

While the Ice Age series drifts on with ever-diminishing returns, the Madagascar films get better.

In this third animated slice, which is blessed with a droll script by Noah Baumbach, the New York zoo animals – Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock) and Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer) – remain determined to return to the Big Apple.

So they hitch a ride with a travelling circus to get there. However, a deranged, animal-hating gendarme (Frances McDormand) is on their furry tails. Huge fun.