Tag Archives: The Lorax

Dear Hollywood, Please Stop Adapting Dr. Seuss Books For The Multiplex. You’re Not Good At It.

Dear Hollywood: We need to talk. Now. Look, I get it. You look at the books authored and drawn by the late Theodore Seuss Geisel and you see box office gold. Their technicolor hues and soft, rounded angles fairly scream: … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And Your Monday Must-Read.

The lure of adventures on Mars wasn’t quite enough to get filmgoers to plunk down their hard-earned for Disney’s sci-fi western John Carter. In a battle of average films, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ pulp hero lost out to the animated adventures … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office and the Monday Must-Read.

Good Monday Morning, Everyone. Critical brickbats didn’t keep Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” from ruling the box office over the weekend. The anti-corporatism parable took in a quite capitalist $70.7 million, propelling a 34.4 percent improvement in receipts over the weekend … Continue reading

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New “Lorax” Trailer Released.

Dr. Seuss’s timeless environmental fable hits theaters in full 3D CGI next year. Danny DeVito voices the cranky environmentalist. Here’s the trailer: And here’s a clip from the original — and still best — animated special directed by Chuck Jones. … Continue reading

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Film Bits: Is Moneyball Worth The Money?

Happy Wednesday, Everyone. It’s time for Film Bits, my weekly look at other film writing across the WordPressosphere. If you like what you see, consider bookmarking these folks and visiting often. Two Cranky Guys ask whether the new Brad Pitt … Continue reading

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