Movie Thoughts: Sing 2

Adrien Carver
3 min readJan 7, 2022

I enjoyed this dumb little energy drink of a movie.

That was a bit of a surprise to me. Sing 1, I didn’t love. Why are singing competitions still a thing? So dated. So 2007. “You too can be part of the establishment, center of the universe.” Auditioning for the gatekeepers on reality TV is not how people ascend to success these days — now they just do it themselves on YouTube or Tiktok. The message is unhealthy, just like social media.

This movie doesn’t worry about anything serious— the songs are diegetic even when they don’t make sense (Are the artists real in…