Film Review Short Shorts: The Lorax

vlcsnap-2012-09-07-18h04m16s98

THE LORAX (2012) Chris Renaud & Kyle Balda: 7/10

24 Words or Less:I liked the fantasy scenery; marshmallows, trees, enjoyable looking characters. Songs were catchy and funny. Eco-message was a bit heavy handed.

Best Bit: ‘In Thneedville, we don’t want to know / Where the smog and trash and chemicals go. / I just went swimming, and now I glow!’

 

P.S. My bugbear with popular animation these days is that voices are chosen for their star appeal rather than suitability to the character. Zac Efron’s casting is a classic example of this.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: