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The Lorax

Review by LondonFilmFan

Stars: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Betty White, Rob Riggle | Written by Ken Daurio | Directed by Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda

In 1971 Theodor Seuss Geisel published The Lorax, one of his many rhyming children’s books. In it he highlighted the destructive impact on the environment brought on by the greed of mankind. Now, over 40 years later, Dr Suess’ warning has been adapted into a full-length animated feature and the message rings louder than ever before. Produced by Illumination Entertainment, The Lorax feels familiar as it bears stylistic resemblances to its sister films, such as Despicable Me and Hop, but also largely due to being visually faithful to Dr Seuss’ creations.

True to the book, The Lorax frequently plays out via flashbacks, but Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul’s screenplay does an excellent job of, not only fleshing out the short story, but »

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