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The Adventures of Tintin: An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
Young reporter Tintin acquires a model ship that contains a clue about a hidden treasure.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Such are the timeless joys of the books (and now the movie), this sparkling absurdity and knack for buckling swash under the worst of...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie comes at you in a whoosh, like a volcano of creative ideas in full eruption.
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The Hollywood Reporter

A visually dazzling adaptation of the legendary – at least outside the US – comic book series by Belgian artist Herge.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
And if there's a problem with Tintin, it's that it's too big and booming.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Everything in The Adventures of Tintin is meticulous - this is a Steven Spielberg movie, after all.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Quite simply, The Adventures of Tintin is a model of modern movie craftsmanship. It's also, I'm afraid, rather dull.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The film is spectacularly constructed, from intimate closeups to dizzying chase scenes. But as is often the case with this format, the...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The motion-capture animation is spectacular..Yet the action grows wearisome as it grinds on, and the film becomes a succession of dazzling...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The much-publicized collaboration between producer Peter Jackson and Spielberg sets high expectations. But while the technical artistry is...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Even a filmmaker as dazzling as Steven Spielberg has to create characters who lure us into their point of view, and the trouble with Tintin...
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The Adventure has just begun...

By Alaskankingalex
Steven Spielberg captured Georges Remi's vision and story of Tintin quite well. Making an iconic comic-book into a film is tricky and tests the director's credability to keep the comic-book's...

Fantastic movie adventure

By luwgk
Absolutely a wonderful movie for adults and kids. The animation is state of the art and must be seen in 3D to be fully appreciated. You are on the edge of your seat the entire movie. It is very...

Tin in 3D IMAX format

By BigMovieFan57
Very entertaining and conistientl yamusing, the animation is first rate and very imaginative. Great use of 3D and the clarity of the big IMAX projection really immerses you in the...

Constant Action

By trixiefire
Tin Tin was great - the action kept you engaged - great for parents going with their little ones. We saw it in IMAX 3D - the theater was entirely too loud but the manager couldn't do anything about...

Best Family Movie

By BrittneyBell105321
I personally liked the film. The acting was sensational, directing could have been better, cinematography was fantastic, and writing was on the spot. This film is suitable for all ages adults will...

The Adventures of TinTin

By AnnBK
A fun animated movie, a bit extravagant, and a lot of violence. Obviously the first of a series. This movie is not for children under 12....

A fine time for kids of all ages

By BurgerDogBoy
I am inspired to write about “The Adventures of Tin Tin.” From the people (Belgians) who brought us Smurfs, sprouts, fancy chocolate, waffles,pretty good beer, and French fries, the Tin Tin series...

IMAX 3D is just a different experience

By rushdsouza
IMAX 3D is a fantastic experience. It just leaves you breathless ! An absolute must-see !...

As Entertaining as it was Nostalgic

By Wingsofbacon
I read quite a few of the Tintin comics when I was younger, which was a big factor in my wanting to see this movie. However, I think this is a movie that just about anyone could enjoy, regardless of...


By willy532
Overall, my children and I enjoyed the movie. there was lots of action and the story was interesting. The Imax experience was not what I expected as it was just a bigger screen than normal. Also, the...

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Rated PG | For Adventure action violence, drunkennness and brief smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
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