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Old 02-11-06, 09:12 AM
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Any love for curious george?



I saw this last night to a nearly empty theater. We were going to see Final Destination 3 but it was sold out.

I see pretty much every "animated" movie that comes out and I thought this was probably the most entertaining since Finding Nemo (with Wallace & Gromit coming in shortly after Curious George)...

I'm a 22 year old college student and me & my friends all enjoyed it. Jack Johnson's music (as uninteresting as it usually is) was a pleasant surprise and added tremendously to the film. A really heartfelt movie, and while any sign of adult humour may have been put on the back burner, it didnt stop me from enjoying it.

Has anyone else seen it? opinions?
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There's a curious george movie? No one told me this... LoL... Seriously though, I heard NOTHING about this release. Used to love the books when I was a kid.
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If this underperforms, I'll be sad. 2-D animation does not get enough love.
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yeah i agree with you.

the animation was REALLY well done- eye catching, yet it recreates the simple look of the old books.
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It actually looks really good to me, just because of the 2D animation, and who doesnt like monkeys. I would go see it, but it looks to be on the more childish side, ala Chicken Little.
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Man, this was a really adorably cute film featuring Curious George and Ted (the guy who loves to wear yellow, it would seem). You simply can't watch Curious George and not break out in a smile or chuckle, he's so playful and fun, with just a bit of guile to keep you honest.

The story/origin of CG and Ted's unlikely relationship is also pretty cute, and even with the usually predictable scenes of having forced separations and regrets, it all ends up good and coozy. Kids will like this movie a lot because there's plenty to like.

I give it 3 stars, or a grade of B.
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Well, sellout crowds at the theater for this today. I think George will be fine.

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That sounds like something you should see a doctor about.
Old 02-19-06, 04:10 AM
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This was a great animated film, however, my friends and I were the only people in the theater.
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Saw it in an empty theatre as well, but that was a late show, and intentional. I thought it was great. The animation was excellent and the colours really lept of the screen. Will Ferrell and David Cross were both pretty much playing themselves (a G rated version of themselves) and it was highly entertaining. The JJ songs were fun and worked really well within the movie, not to mention that even the coldest hearted person has to admit that Curious George himself is extremely cute and instantly likeable.

Much better than many of the non-Pixar CG flicks of late (ice age, madagascar etc.) and definitely worth checking out if you're an animation buff.

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my girlfriend and i saw it saturday afternoon. we were the only people in the theater without kids (figures, sat afternoon).

We both thought the movie was hilarious. Its refreshing to laugh throughout a movie without being hit over the head with sex jokes or swearing.

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