. Bunny Snowball - a fluffy-wuffy package of class outrage, voiced by Kevin Hart with pungent fury - is the leader of that gang, but disappointingly, he'sn't the hero here. The apparent joke was that, although Pixar is a great studio, it does follow a familiar pattern: when individuals are not around, objects or animals spring into action, often becoming involved in a harrowing quest where the characters must leave the security of their cloistered home.
You can't help but feel that than reminding us of the small yellow folks if they'd concentrated a bit more effort on this movie's storyline, The Secret Life of Pets could have been more than simply a noisy bit of fluff. But when they discover that Kevin Hart's Snowball, an adorable white bunny, intends to take revenge on pets that have happy lives they need to put their differences aside, and he is amassed an army of abandoned creatures to help him. Linked merchandise tie ins outside the picture - toys, books, games, clothes, etc. Snow Ball is the leader of a subterranean gang of animals known as The Flushed Pets.
It is, rather definitely, a common dislike, one which is acted upon and balloons until both animals find themselves on the run from your dog catchers and a crazed rabbit named Snowball (Kevin Hart). That is for one clear reason: The Secret Life of Pets might as well be called a puzzle built of pieces lifted from other sources, Generic Animated Animal Movie. Parents may find their minds hunting for the fundamental point of the film as everything gets wrapped up with a pleasant little puppy bow on top. Along the way, unlikely friendships are formed, many sausages are eaten and there's a Brooklyn Bridge chase sequence that feels every bit as exciting as an action movie.
Along the way, they must bury the hatchet, avoid the dog pound and escape an anti-human terrorist cell consisting of various animals that are stray with a vengeful hate for domestic pets. Max, a terrier who adores his easy life in a Manhattan apartment, where he is the favored pet of his owner is voiced by Louis CK. And that message is promoted by the film while pointing out just how amazing a loving petandowner bond can be. The characters are well-designed and the voice talent is top notch; I genuinely
wanted to know these characters. That is certainly when they leave the theater having an internal glow brought on by the attraction simply mischievous pets can bring the message adults and children could have internalized. But when your family film is clearly composed to adapt an amusing movie trailer, you run the risk of tuning out more than your target audience.
I adored the relationships depicted between the pets and their owners and if you're living in a city at the instant where space & time prevents you from having a furry companion of your own, this will twinge at your heart and make you desperate to pat anything on a lead in the street later.
Sprinting in at a short 80+ minutes, The Secret Life tells an amusing story, of Pets introduces, and concludes nicely. And so it goes — the trailer that made you laugh earlier this year really was the high point of it all. The animation is fantastic and you are able to see how much research the cast & crew did on specific animal characteristics and although it's rated a ‘U', there's a scene that may bother anyone (large or small) who is wary of snakes.