It’s a visually extravagant, animated adventure comedy set in the fictional, futuristic city of San Fransokyo.
Rarely has a movie entered the marketplace depending so completely on the goodwill and memories of its core audience, as generated by its predecessor.
For its protagonist, it’s a vivid dream that provides an escape from a terrifying reality. For the audience, it’s a grating grab bag of titillating nonsense. For a critic, it’s a session with a doodle pad.