Maggie Simpson gets her Hollywood close-up

July 16, 2012 | 2:51 p.m.

Maggie Simpson is in the spotlight in “The Longest Daycare,” the animated short that precedes screenings of “Ice Age: Continental Drift” — the Fox sequel that finished its opening weekend with a cool $42 million. The 3-D “Daycare” short has been getting some especially shiny reviews, but many are built around comparisons to the less gleaming main feature.  “Fox has attached a hilarious ‘Simpsons’ short feature prior to this film,” writes Claudia Puig of USA Today. “Sans words and set largely in the Ayn Rand School for Tots, the brief tale is far more clever and whimsical than any sequence in ‘Ice Age.'”

We’d love to see the the Simpsons back in the land of floor popcorn in their own feature film, but in the meantime, here are two new selections from a poster series that will show Maggie in different poses and settings from classic films.

— Geoff Boucher


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4 Responses to Maggie Simpson gets her Hollywood close-up

  1. Montebello says:

    I don't care about Ice Age at all. I've ssen the first one and it was more than enough but I'm almost going to the movies only to see The Longest Daycare.

  2. frisco says:

    i went only for The Longest Daycare, and was really disappointed. I found Ice Age better…

  3. Michiel Van Kets says:

    Finally our favorite Simpson makes a short film! With many positive reviews, hopefully their feature film will be in the works. No talk, all action makes this short the hot topic of the town.

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