Best Feet Forward
Two takes on the box-office smash Happy Feet
For the last couple of weeks, a moving musical about a dance-happy penguin has been romping through U.S. box offices, shoving even suave operative James Bond out of the way. What’s the key to the movie’s success, and does its environmental message ring true? Andrew Sharpless of Oceana and Grist contributing writer Yolanda Crous went to the movie — no, not together, you shameless gossip-mongers — and both offer their takes.