The Grinch-2018 Movie Review
Written By: Ashton Jenks
The trend recently has been to remake old movies. We’ve seen Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book; but The Grinch is one of the first Christmas remakes, aside from all of the remakes of A Christmas Carol. The movie starred Benedict Cumberbatch (yes, that’s his real name) and Rashida Jones. It was produced by Universal Studios. It had a wonderful animation style. Boldly, this movie attempted to delve deeper into the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who’s backstory, along with adding some humor. Overall, this movie accomplished its goal, despite giving the Grinch a predictable backstory and Cindy Lou a very heartwarming storyline. As far as the humor of it goes, most of the funniest moments were premiered in the previews, which didn’t leave many other humorous moments to take the audience by surprise. Like most remakes, the movie felt a bit like a money scheme. However, this one was meticulously made and well cast, so it was worth it. Recommended for die hard Grinch fans and Christmas enthusiasts. This movie was a fine interlude to the holiday season.