Together! On-Air Review of ‘Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on The Eddie Volkman Show with Hannah B on a 3-Station Broadcast … Star 96.7 Joliet (IL), Star 102.3 Waukegan and Star 105.5 McHenry on September 1st, reviewing the animated French film “Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia.” In theaters since September 1st.

This is a sequel to the Oscar nominated 2012 “Ernest & Celestine,” and again features the bear Ernest (voice of Lambert Wilson) and the mouse Celestine (Pauline Brunner as charming besties. In this new animated adventure Celestine breaks the prize violin of musician Ernest, and feeling guilty goes to the bear’s hometown of Gibberitia to get it fixed. With Ernest in pursuit they find out that the town, and Ernest’s father who is an authoritarian judge, has banned music. The friend duo may be there to save the day.

Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia
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Patrick McDonald of reviews “Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia” during the Eddie Volkman Show with Hannah B, September 1st, 2023 …

“Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia” in limited theaters since September 1st. See local listings. Featuring the voices of Lambert Wilson and Pauline Brunner. Screenplay adapted by Guillaume Mautalent and Sebastien Oursel. Directed by Julien Chheng and Jean-Christophe Roger. Not Rated. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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