Review: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Dr. SeussThe Lorax

Review by Dan Clark of Movie Revolt

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Bringing Dr. Seuss’ stories to the big screen has been a mixed bag. There have been some successes but also some colossal failures. In fact the live-action version of The Cat in the Hat was so horrid it caused Dr. Seuss’s family to say, “Let’s just stick with animation”, which has helped yield better results. The latest adaptation is this year’s Dr. SeussThe Lorax. With any adaptation of a children’s book there is an inherited challenge of figuring out how to stretch the story to fit it to the feature length format. Without a fine hand the addition of the extra plot can come off as unnatural and forced. This is
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