WINNIE THE POOH Review

It’s refreshing to see a family film that is completely without cynicism or even awareness of pop culture.  Winnie the Pooh opens with a live-action shot of the bedroom of stuffed animals and the narrator (John Cleese) tells us, without the slightest hint of irony, that the bedroom could belong to any young boy.  The room has no video games, posters, or other mass-produced merchandise.  It’s a bedroom for a young boy in 1920s England which is when and where Winnie the Pooh was created.  The new Disney film based on A.A. Milne’s popular characters firmly holds to that time period and that innocence and comes away with an absolutely charming and lovable movie that is clever, funny, and adorable. Read More...

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