Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review: Jim Carrey & Idris Elba's film is 'crammed' fan service but surprisingly delights

The unfortunate thing about video game movie adaptations is that more often than not,

they fail to match up to the exceeded expectations of loyalists and new fans alike. However,

like a redemptive exception in 2020, after a much-needed redesign due to major backlash

Sonic the Hedgehog came like a breath of fresh air and proved that it's possible to make hit video game movie adaptations

smashing box-office records even. A sequel was the obvious next choice but does Sonic the Hedgehog 2 continue the winning streak for the beloved Sega franchise

Kicking off where the previous instalment left us, Sonic the Hedgehog is now living the Earth-ly life with "Doughnut King"

Tom and Maddie Wachowski (James Marsden and Tika Sumpter), but can't help himself from seeking his adventurous "heroic" shenanigans.

A particular "Blue Justice" failure in Green Justice has him confronting Tom and Maddie