Smurfs: The Lost Village – Projector

Peyo’s pesky blue people are back and are uncovering a secret village in a fully animated adventure – but does it make Film Brain feel blue?

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"Bad Movie Beatdown" takes a look at the very worst that Hollywood has to offer with commentary and analysis. "Projector" is reviews of current UK releases that have yet to open in the US. There may also be some commentaries and other material.

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The whole idea of there being a separation of the sexes among the Smurfs: I always got the idea that Smurfs didn’t really have sex per se, that they didn’t really need it. In the show, if I remember correctly, Smurfs were generally created through magical means, or they were born during the Blue Moon cycle (again, by magical, mythical means rather than procreation – kind of like the legend of the stork). In short, Smurfs don’t seem to reproduce sexually. In a way, I’m not sure that the question, “Why aren’t there other female Smurfs?” really needed to be… Read more »
We learn more about the Lost Village than we learn about the Smurfs’ Village in this film. Waaay more. We see what activities are popular there, how their modes of transpotations work, how they spend their free time, how they train to live in this wilderness… In the good old Smurfs’ village all we learn is that… they live in mushrooms, I guess? So no, I heavily disagree that we didn’t learn enough about the eponymous village. The inclusion of the SPOILERS was not to “solve a problem with the source material” or to “cater to a demographic” – it… Read more »