The Lorax Reviews

  • The Lorax
    • Genre : Animation
    • Release Date : March 02, 2012
    • MPAA Rating : PG
    • Duration : 94
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Universal Pictures
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5
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  • trippy drawing style, treats his sensibility as, at best, a decorative element
    1 of 5 by A.O. Scott [New York Times ]
  • this kid-pleasing movie packs a visual punch and a worthy message
    3.5 of 4 by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star ]
  • this is purely warm, wonderful, wise and hilarious family entertainment that is fantastic movie fun for everyone
    4 of 5 by Pete Hammond [Boxoffice Magazine ]
  • their deviations from this book don't stray terribly far from its spirit
    3 of 4 by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe ]
  • the message tends to get lost in all the clanging slapstick and "Wall-E" imagery
    2 of 4 by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune ]
  • the film's design is beautiful, from the softer-than-silk truffula trees to Ted's gaudy plastic hometown
    Review rate : C+ by Tasha Robinson [AV Club ]
  • the film does add pleasantly loopy, if rather forgettable, songs
    3 of 5 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • the 3D element lends a particularly luscious
    by Justin Chang [Variety ]
  • solidly entertaining - not quite as good as Horton Hears a Who or How the Grinch Stole Christmas - but unquestionably better than The Cat in the Hat
    3 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • like a less original Wall-E, but it's still vibrant and touching
    Review rate : B+ by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • it's to inspire audiences to act out of fear
    3 of 5 by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York ]
  • deftly balance entertainment with education
    3 of 5 by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • boasts snappy humor and inventive energy that more kids' films need
    3 of 4 by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine ]
  • as some sort of tool to indoctrinate children into the evil cult of environmentalism
    4 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • armed with a splendid voice cast and a gorgeously rendered 3D-CG landscape
    by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • "there's more to this story than what's on the page." You have been warned
    2 of 5 by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times ]

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