Ron's Gone Wrong

Ron's Gone Wrong ★★

With the whole world being connected and young people especially influenced by social media, it’s a fascinating topic to depict in an animated film. The seeds are there to explore this concept in Ron’s Gone Wrong, but the movie underwhelms due to a mix of factors. The film’s heart is in the right place and directors Sarah Smith and Jean-Philippe Vine attempt to give the movie a zip and energy. However, the sentimental moments feel largely unearned and the humour doesn’t have quite the expected bite, which is surprising considering the filmmakers’ previous credits. Ron’s Gone Wrong is watchable enough, but doesn’t leave too much of a memorable impression.

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