Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
is a rollicking tale that’s aesthetically pleasing, thanks to its vivid pastoral visuals and pro-environmental, anti-greed message wrapped in a bright package of dazzling colors. The movie is based on the children's book of the same name, and is the fourth feature film based on a book by Seuss and the first to be released in 3D. Director Chris Renaud, who stuck to the adaptation playbook first set by 2008’s Horton Hears a Who
, infuses the movie with a particular brand of giddy humor in the vein of his prior work, Despicable Me
. With The Lorax
, he finds a way to broaden Seuss’ environmental cautionary tale without stray...