Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Horton the Individualist (Jeff Tucker)

Jeff Tucker reviews the movie adaptation of my favorite Dr. Suess story, "Horton Hears a Who":

I can't say enough good things about the film version of "Horton Hears a Who!" now in theaters. I've generally tended to avoid these film adaptations, which stray too far from the original book and introduce strange twists, usually something designed to preach fashionable left-liberal ideology, that just end up being a bother and a distraction.

None of this is true of Horton. Yes, it elaborates on the original but in seamless ways that actually end up enhancing the value of the story.

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