A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon review – a sheepquel for all ages

Aardman have upped the ante with this dotty Spielbergian sci-fi tale crammed full of sight gags, movie pastiches and charmAardman’s Shaun the Sheep – a silent film star with the chops of Keaton and Chaplin – returns for another dottily daft big-screen family adventure.

In his 2015 film, Shaun and his mates rescued their farmer from the big smoke of the city.

With this sheepquel, Aardman have seriously upped the ante, delivering a Spielbergian sci-fi epic: an ovine spin on Et crammed with gags (spot the “Hg Wheels” sign on a mechanic’s garage), movie pastiches, and all the usual something-for-all-ages charm.Related: Aardman’s 20 best films – ranked!

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