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The Smurfs 2 poster and new villains peek reveals what will be the Godfather of all animation films

Sep. 25, 2012by: Paul Shirey

All right, I smurfed you with that "Godfather" line just to pull you in.  However, it's really just to talk smurf about this Smurfs business and why it continues to exist.  Well, the simple answer is; money.  THE SMURFS made a lot of smurfing money and thus, we are now going to be subjected to not one, but two mothersmurfing sequels, the first of which, THE SMURFS 2 is heading our way next year.  Now, I want you to hold your breath and get ready for probably the most original, thought-provoking, and intense teaser poster you've ever seen for a sequel.  You ready? 

Okay, go ahead and scroll down for true innovation:

Did you see what they did there?  The Smurf is holding up two fingers, signifying a part two!  Amazing.  Just, smurfing amazing.  So, if that's not enough to get you smurfed for the epic awesomeness, here's some details on the new villains for the sequel, called "The Naughties," who are both basically gray smurfs.  Vexy (voiced by Christina Ricci) and Hackus (voiced by JB Smoove) are creations of Gargamel (Hank Azaria), much like Smurfette.

“Vexy is smart, and mischievous and has lots of attitude. Attitude to spare,” says director Raja Gosnell . “And she really does want to please her father. Hackus, he’s just very funny and very physical,” Gosnell adds. “He’s the Tasmanian Devil meets a lovable puppy dog.”

Movies like THE SMURFS 2 are painful to me.  I know that kids love them (although I'll take a smurfing bullet before my 3-year old sees any of these...because that means I have to see them, too) and that's all well and good, but let's face it, these aren't top tier animated films.  To me, movies like this and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS are the children's equivalent of TWILIGHT; a huge dedicated demographic that will help it make buckets of cash, but ultimately equalling some smurfingly bad entertainment. 

THE SMURFS 2 is coming, like a smurf outta hell, whether we like it or not, on July 31, 2013. 

 

Extra Tidbit: All cynicism aside, I love taking my kid to the movies, even if they are occasionally really bad ones, but I do my absolute best to avoid the crap like the plague. Thankfully, we have Wreck-It Ralph and Rise of the Guardians on the way...

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8:26PM on 09/26/2012

Emo Smurf and Scottish Smurf Go To Paris

This makes me want to smurfing kill myself.

I have 5 year old twins. There's no smurfing way they are going to see this piece of smurf.
This makes me want to smurfing kill myself.

I have 5 year old twins. There's no smurfing way they are going to see this piece of smurf.
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5:35PM on 09/25/2012

Just a thought to get me some hate...

But the first wasn't that bad. I laughed more in that movie than I did at anything Tyler Perry or spoof movie has ever made me laugh. I would rather watch Smurfs 2 than sit through another Thor movie too.
But the first wasn't that bad. I laughed more in that movie than I did at anything Tyler Perry or spoof movie has ever made me laugh. I would rather watch Smurfs 2 than sit through another Thor movie too.
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5:26PM on 09/25/2012
So this is based on true events?
So this is based on true events?
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4:44PM on 09/25/2012
You know the girl one is sassy because she has a blue streak in her hair. *John Lovitz thespian voice * GENIUS!!!!!
You know the girl one is sassy because she has a blue streak in her hair. *John Lovitz thespian voice * GENIUS!!!!!
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4:00PM on 09/25/2012
Are the smurfs and the naughties enemies because they have different skin color??
Are the smurfs and the naughties enemies because they have different skin color??
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10:42AM on 09/26/2012
That's smurfin' racist, haha
That's smurfin' racist, haha