Wednesday, 9 November 2011

The Adventures of Tintin

Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones series owe a literary debt to Herge, and it's only fitting that he direct this adaptation just like an Indy Jones movie.

So: The Secret of the Unicorn, The Crab with the Golden Claws, and Red Rackham’s Treasure are bound together in one film by Spielberg’s action-adventure movie sensibilities.

The film showcases Herge’s art style and his interests in action adventure, mystery, and foreign adventure – though sadly Herge's political and social satire is missing.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 9 November 2011.

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