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Christopher Robin Film Review

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Christopher Robin Film Review

Moe Wheat in front of the Christopher Robin poster at the Cinemark movie theater.

Moe Wheat in front of the Christopher Robin poster at the Cinemark movie theater.

Moe Wheat

Moe Wheat in front of the Christopher Robin poster at the Cinemark movie theater.

Moe Wheat

Moe Wheat

Moe Wheat in front of the Christopher Robin poster at the Cinemark movie theater.

Moe Wheat, Arts Editor

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Christopher Robin, a film that shows off tear-jerking scenes and nostalgia, hit theaters August 3, 2018. It tells the story of Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh’s best friend, all grown up and working hard as a business man. His dedication to his career causes marriage problems and feuds between he and his daughter.

With 71% on Rotten Tomatoes, there are mixed opinions on how well this movie took. Peter Debruge on Variety wrote, “It won’t make you love the silly old(er) bear any less, but you can feel a tiny part of your childhood dying in the process.” Others, such as Sandie Angulo Chen on Common Sense Media, believed, “Like Pooh himself, this family “dramedy” is cozy, cuddly, and sweet, if not particularly nuanced or brisk.”

While some believe that it “ruined” their childhood, it still was undeniably successful, making $136.5 million in the box office, and having a 95% approval rating based on Google users.

As someone who saw the movie, I, personally, agree with Sandie Angulo Chen. Christopher Robin was heartwarming and nostalgic, especially for those who grew up with Winnie The Pooh. During the first half, which was full of heart-wrenching and melancholic scenes, there was nothing more I wanted to do than comfort Pooh and Christopher Robin. Towards the second half of the movie, comprised of a happy score and scenes of Christopher Robin’s family and members of the Hundred-Acre Woods coming together, I was uplifted and ended up leaving the movie feeling more satisfied and at peace than when I was going in.

I believe that this movie deserved every positive review it received.

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Moe Wheat, Arts Editor

Moe Wheat is a senior at Lafayette high school. This is her first year working with the Lafayette Times. She is the editor of the Arts section. She plans...

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