Friday, March 2, 2012

In Theaters : THE LORAX (2012)

Official Synopsis : The 3D-CGI feature Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is an adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Critical Response : Mixed. Although many critics thought that "The Lorax" is fun and filled with beautiful visuals, they also felt that it just isn't as good as the source material. Aggresive physical comedy, mediocre songs and dull, generic characters bring down the quality of this animated adventure. Still, the young ones will probably love it. Rated 57% on Rottentomatoes.com from 35 positive and 26 negative reviews (Average Score: 6 out of 10).

More Details : 

  • Starring : Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Betty White.

  • Director : Chris Renaud ("Despicable Me"), Kyle Balda.

  • Screenplay : Ken Daurio & Cinco Paul ("Hop", "Horton Hears a Who!"), based on Dr. Seuss' book.

  • Running Time : 94 min.

  • Rating : PG for brief mild language.

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