Sonic the Hedgehog review: fast casual
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When the first trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 2019, fans were horrified by CGI Sonics beady little eyes and human teeth an uncanny valley horror. He had a face that was asking a lot of a mother to love, let alone moviegoers. So Paramount pushed back the movies release date and brought in animator Tyson Hesse, art director for Sonic Mania Adventures, to lead the redesign. Not only did the animators go above and beyond in fixing Sonic to look more like his video game origins, but they mightve saved the movie.
The new Sonic is so adorable that it almost makes up for a pretty generic plot and a human cast that play the roles of heroic and bad so straight, they could be extras in The Good Place. To run away from…