You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

 

Rated G · 87 minutes · 2006

Adventure, Animated, Comedy
From a 65-year-old franchise comes a palatable, even occasionally fizzy concoction kids will gulp up and their folks won't choke on. There are snippets of classic Curious George stories: George painting a white bedroom in palm-tree greens and leopardskin yellows; George scaling a high-rise like a miniature King Kong; George soaring over Manhattan with a handful of helium-filled balloons; etc. Those looking for subtext -- or even the occasional pop-culture gag -- can peek elsewhere. I know one two-year-old who thought it the best thing ever; presumably, he's the demo, and I'm just the wallet and car keys. The story couldn't be more mundane: The owner of a natural science museum (voiced by Dick Van Dyke) will be forced to let his scheming son turn the joint into a parking lot unless museum anthropologist Ted (Will Ferrell) returns from Africa with a 40-foot-tall idol. The best thing you can say for the movie is that it's decidedly old-fashioned (or timeless, choose your back-handed compliment).
Official Site: www.curiousgeorgemovie.com/index.php
Director: Matthew O'Callaghan
Writer: Ken Kaufman and David Reynolds
Producer: Brian Grazer and Ron Howard
Cast: Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Dick Van Dyke, Joan Plowright, Ed O'Ross, Frank Welker, Clint Howard, Michael Chinyamurindi, Kath Soucie and Billy West

Trailer

Curious George

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Curious George

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Most Popular Stories


© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation