Critics Consensus: The Lorax is Good, But Not Tree-mendous

Summary

Now that Oscar season is officially behind us, it might be a good time to take in some less demanding (and prestigious) fare at the multiplex. This week brings an animated eco-parable "The Lorax," with voice work from Zac Efron and Taylor Swift) and a wild party ("Project X," starring Thomas Mann and Oliver Cooper). Delightful as Dr. Seuss? books are, they aren?t all that long, so it can?t be easy to adapt them to the big screen. The critics say The Lorax sometimes feels padded with action and musical numbers, but on the whole, it?s bright and colorful, and it delivers a solid message about protecting the planet. Back to Article

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Alexander Sciury

I agree with you. If I could go and see some of the limited release films that come out, I would. I've tried finding theaters around me that show them, but their aren't any. So the only thing I can do is just not go and support the crap movies that Hollywood puts out in Wide Releases.
I wish Hollywood would release some of the limited release movies in wide releases. Unfortunetly many people just don't want to go see them.

Mar 2 - 06:05 AM

Corr

Alexander Sciury

Agreed, and I don't expect it to stop anytime soon. I was just stating that I wish it would stop. But that's not how Hollywood operates...

Mar 2 - 06:07 AM

kidnova

Mark Holler

It's often the revenues from the crappy movies that subsidize the budgets of the great ones, so I say keep churning out the crap if that's what the masses want, as long as you keep putting out those gems that some of us look forward to every year.

Mar 2 - 06:26 AM

Daniel Davis

Daniel Davis

It's going to be a hit.

Mar 2 - 06:55 AM

Manuel Granados Vargas

Manuel Granados Vargas

Let the Bullets Fly and possibly Last Days Here for me. Of course, I won't be finding them anywhere, so I'll for them to come out on dvd. This week I guess I'll play Madden

Mar 2 - 09:44 AM

Slade U.

Slade Uppercut

Two movies that I will most likely not be seeing.

The Lorax:
Pros - Danny DeVito is voicing again.
Cons - Taylor Swift is voicing, period.

Project X:
Pros - ...nudity?
Cons - Another Found Footage dud...

Mar 2 - 10:37 PM

Erich Wise

Erich Wise

Hans M. on 03-2-2012 03:57 AM:
"Here, here! Ditto that!"

Where? Where?

Mar 2 - 11:38 PM

Andrew Targaryen

Andrew Targaryen

Sadly, The Lorax is gonna top the box office this weekend.

Mar 3 - 06:47 AM

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