So, if you recognize today's title, you've seen Horton Hears a Who. I would recommend it as a fun family film, so go see it A.S.A.P.* This is one of my most beloved Dr. Seuss books, so I was a little leery about going to see it (I still haven't gotten over The Grinch), but it was Evan's turn to plan our weekly Family Home Evening, and this was his choice. In the end, I found it quite charming. It was actually rated G, not PG, so even with Steve Carell AND Jim Carrey as the main voices, crude humor was almost non-existent, which I found refreshing. Carol Burnett as the Kangaroo Mama was perfect, and the whole thing had a nice warmth and sense of humor about it. I found myself laughing really hard at a dream sequence that was realized in the Anime or Manga style. After years of watching Pokemon and Dragonball Z with the kiddies, the opportunity to poke gentle fun at this type of animation was highly enjoyable for me. The sure sign that my kids liked a movie is that they come out of the theater quoting it, and tonight, they were. Good times overall.
*Today's post title is Horton's interpretation of this famous acronym.