Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)

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The Lorax 1 | Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012)
The Lorax is an illustrated children’s book written by Dr. Seuss and first published back in 1971. The release of this movie coincided with the 108th birthday of Seuss so I think that it’s very thoughtful to make a movie to pay tribute to an author who cared so much for the environment. If you’d like to know more about the history of The Lorax, check out it’s Wiki.

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

The Lorax 1 | Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012)
The Lorax

The Lorax 2 | Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012)
Once-ler trying to cut the beautiful Truffula tree

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Ted (VO by Zac Efron) got the Truffula seed for Audrey (VO by Taylor Swift)
At first, I wasn’t really interested in this movie because I thought it’s just another cartoon but Clumsy Boy was kinda interested and won the tickets so we went. Since my expectation wasn’t very high, it didn’t disappoint me. I love the concept of a whole new world and imagine what the future might look like. Who could imagine that someday we would pay for fresh air?

Although The Lorax is not as hilarious compared to Despicable Me, but what’s more important is the meaning behind the story. Very often, people were blinded by greed and selfishness. Thinking that what they do is right, not bothering about the consequences that might be brought unto others until they were affected themselves. But it’s already too late.

I actually think that this movie is very suitable for adults too especially those who are doing business. Earning money is not wrong but make sure that you do not sacrifice the environment to gain profit.

Don’t waste your money watching 3D because most of the 3D effect is the subtitle. Plot wise, there’s only one thing I don’t understand. Why Once-ler doesn’t plant the last Truffula seed himself?

Rating: 7/10

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  1. suituapui says:

    My daughter saw the commercial on youtube and she loved it! Now, she can't wait to catch the movie…

    1. Charmaine says:

      I'm sure she'll love it!

  2. bendan says:

    Hahahaha… That's what I was thinking, Y the onceler don't plant himself.. LOLz!!

    I love the movie.. enjoyed. =]

    1. Charmaine says:

      Weird right? Maybe the 'someone' must be someone else :p

  3. FiSh. ohFISHiee says:

    i love the garfield-like Lorax too 🙂 the storyline is kinda illogical especially the 'happily ever after' ending lol

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    1. Charmaine says:

      Haha why illogical?

  4. Hilda Milda™ says:

    Somehow the plot is kinda easily predicted as well cause cartoons all have happy ending (: but my I still enjoy the movie! HEHE

    1. Charmaine says:

      Ya it's a story for children afterall XD

  5. choulyin.tan says:

    ya I agree with why he doesn't plant the seed himself..i guess cos his land already too polluted ah? hmmm

    1. Charmaine says:

      I think THAT will remain a mystery hahaha

  6. Xue Ren says:

    haha! i like the yellow moustache guy! =P

    1. Charmaine says:

      He's called The Lorax! 😀

    1. Charmaine says:

      There's a kid in every one of us! 🙂

  7. ♥●• İzdihër •●♥ says:

    I love this flick.Wanna see it ..

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  8. [SK] says:

    so nice you got invited for the premiere preview.. lorax looks cute, haha!! and perhaps it actually resemble the man whose voice is behind?? :p

  9. Merryn says:

    I so wanted to go for this but Ethan refused big time! >_<

    1. Charmaine says:

      OMG why? The Lorax looks scary?

  10. Blackswan says:

    U went for the movie too?? I've read both neg & positive reviews so I'm still unsure if I should watch it. My family loves cartoon!

    1. Charmaine says:

      Yeah if your family loves cartoon, I guess you should go ahead hehe

  11. missyblurkit says:

    Catching it tomo. Perhaps you didn't find the 3D worth it coz its very cartoon like?

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