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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is like a less original "WALL•E," but it's still vibrant and touching.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's been animated by the same company that made "Despicable Me,'' which is to say you don't know whether to watch The Lorax or lick it.
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
The Lorax is a modest gem, failing to significantly enhance its source material's ideas but still delivering a zany, rollicking, multi-character version of Seuss's environmental cautionary tale.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Someone in Hollywood ought to speak for the trees, and The Lorax does it with verve and vibrancy.
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By James Berardinelli
The result is solidly entertaining - not quite as good as "Horton Hears a Who" or "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" - but unquestionably better than "The Cat in the Hat."
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Armed with a splendid voice cast and a gorgeously-rendered 3D-CG landscape, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax entertains while delivering it's pro-environmental, anti-greed message wrapped in a bright package of primary colors that truly pop.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While softening Geisel's darker themes, they still meld a valuable message into catchy songs, bright images (nicely done in 3D) and funny characters.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
You know what? The whole thing is harmless.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
The Lorax is so big, flashy and redundant that it courts precisely the kind of blind consumerism it's supposed to be condemning. It doesn't trust kids to sit still and pay attention for even a minute.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Yikes! Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda direct strictly for short-attention spans on a fruit-loopy palette that made me want to puke. Had Dr. Seuss lived (he died in 1991), I'm confident he would have puked as well.
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46 out of 100
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