Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Movie Review

Posted on: March 5th, 2012 by

 

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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is a fantastic story about the earth’s environment.

 

Long ago a villain { the Once-ler } finds a wonderful place filled with Truffula Trees that he chops down greedily to make Thneeds. All of the Truffula Trees begin to disappear and the Lorax { played by Danny Devito }, who “speaks for the trees for the trees have no tongues” warns the Once-ler that all the green will disappear. The Lorax leaves only a rock engraved “UNLESS” .

 

The Once-ler has saved a single Truffula Tree seed. However the fate now rests in the hands of a caring boy {played by Zac Efron }to be the last chance for a clean,green future full of free air.

 

The movie is pretty powerful for both adults and children, teaching lessons about nature and our environment.  One of my favorite lines from the movie is ” Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not”

 

 

Would I recommend Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax movie?

Yes, the powerful message the Lorax teaches is very important. My 3-year-old loved the movie and grasped most of the concept of “saving the earth”. My 10-year-old really enjoyed it and understood the powerful message. Both cannot wait for the DVD to come out!

 

 

Need more help selecting family friendly movies? Visit Jersey Family Fun’s Family Movie Reviews series.

In full disclosure, this post is sponsored in part by Allied Integrated Marketing, who provided Jersey Family Fun with tickets to attend and giveaway. However, as always our opinions are honest and our own based on our experience watching Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax.

 

 

 

This post is also part of our Seuss-A-Palooza, 31 Days of Seuss-A-riffic Fun. Check out all of our Jersey Family Fun Seuss posts here or all Seuss posts from Jersey Family Fun bloggers and others here.

 

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This blog post was written by Kimberly Kopecky while she was a blogger for Jersey Family Fun.

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