Ice Age goes fourth

Undated Film Still Handout from Ice Age 4: Continental Drift. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Fox UK Film. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.
Undated Film Still Handout from Ice Age 4: Continental Drift. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Fox UK Film. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.

Scrat the sabre-toothed squirrel’s pursuit of his beloved acorns has cataclysmic consequences for an entire continent in the latest chapter of the popular Ice Age series.

Continental Drift finds the computer animated characters all at sea as they race to reunite the disjointed herd.

It’s a colourful romp with a generous glaze of mawkish sentiment to hammer home the importance of the family unit in times of emotional upheaval.

Read our film review in this week’s edition - out now.