What do you get when you bring together the directors of Alien and Kung Fu Panda with the creators of Happy Feet? Some unholy new version of capoeira, probably, with a few chest-bursting penguins thrown in on top.
But thankfully, Ridley Scott, John Stevenson and Animal Logic have all put aside their past projects and instead created a rather charming animated short starring the Coca-Cola polar bears.
From Superbowl to supercooled
The six-minute animation, produced by Scott and directed by Stevenson, is Animal Logic’s second outing with the bears, following last year’s successful Superbowl commercials.
(There’s also a new 30-second spot starring the same bear family, but the full-length version is more fun.)
If you wanted to be critical, you might say it’s a touch saccharine: an animated film about being yourself, like every other Hollywood animated film about being yourself.
But honestly, you’d have to be pretty flinty-hearted not to smile at least once. And the CG is, as ever, lovely.