This is a fun movie.Just every element of it ( Except one) is so very Seuss-ian, that it recalls memories of all those years ago for me, and yet the way the film has been done, it brings it right into the current period.Whilst the Adults may Love the Commentary, and some of the extras that explain the attention to detail, the kids may just get into the total fun of the Whimsy and awesome fun that is Dr. Seuss, and dare I say it, the time-less fun that is the tales of Dr. Seuss. And the look of the two worlds is totally appropriate, even the music is elemental, and very
much within the tone of the story.
My Big Gripe in the main film is the "anime" sequence, but since they kept that in because in test runs they had kids spurt soda out their nose, I guess that seems a suitably whimsical reason to keep it in, if somewhat anachronistic.
The Audio Stories ( In the Gift set only, although you can buy the longer set of these stories elsewhere) is excellent, as an adult who bought the items for myself, I still love them. And Horton as a Plush Toy is superb. The Packaging is just brilliant as well.
The DVD has been done well( the Double DVD), and the commentary is excellent and does not make you feel like you are in film school. The extras are pretty much mostly good, except for some of the preachy stuff, but I guess if the film has a point then the preachy extras have a point too, so thats the reason for them being there.