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Christopher Robin- A Nostalgic Blast to the Past

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Christopher Robin- A Nostalgic Blast to the Past

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

Disney caught my interest in the latest live action remake, Christopher Robin when announced. This was due to its unsimilarity between The Beauty and the Beast live action. Noting it heavily used original dialogue and frames from the animated movie.  Adding to more of Saving Mr. Banks film, a mixture of some lukewarm realities with a Disney ethics.

And upon watching the film, my theory was correct.

The film took some inspiration from real life events, but maintained its traditional Disney vibe by then end of it. Good morals and all.

For those unaware, the real Christopher Robin, Christopher Robin Milne, was not particularly fond of its character’s story which his father had created and is based on him. While that part is not in the movie. It’s obvious to see some parallels to the real Christopher Robin.

The first portion of the film steps into the dark as Christopher Robin journey’s through adulthood. While there are glimpses of light. Like moments with his wife Evelyn, played by Hayley Atwell. The movie displays unfortunate truths about growing up during that time.

Once we do get to the reunion scene the characterization of adult Christopher Robin and the audience understands why he is like this. The rest of the film is Christopher Robin relighting that inner light and happiness in himself for both his and his family’s sake.

But is it any good? Well the movie falls somewhere in between, the acting is good and while the CGI can be jarring at moments it does fit the look of the film. It is a bit predictable at times, though it does capture the feeling of its original animated films.

Evidently,  you’ll find it slow paced like honey being poured and unfortunately, the end result isn’t as sweet. Still, the film is overall enjoyable and a decent watch if you nothing else catches your eye.

I’d give this film a seven out of 10 hunny pots.

 

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