CURIOUS GEORGE (2006 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.7|5.0 Stars ìììì

Curious George—lovable with superb traditional animation—gently reminds us that circuitous paths can often lead to happy endings. The story is about Ted, the man with the yellow hat (voice of Will Ferrell), losing his post at the Bloomsberry Museum because there are not enough interesting exhibits to create necessary floor traffic. The junior Bloomsberry (voice of David Cross) wants to replace the museum with a parking lot, but the elder Bloomsbury (voice of Dick Van Dyke) wants to preserve it. Ted finds a picture of a stone monkey that has never been found and encourages the elder Bloomsbury to find the African artifact and rejuvenate interest in the museum. The elder Bloomsbury grabs at the idea and enthusiastically propels a reluctant Ted to take the trip to Africa. The Curious George stories are the result of that trip.


Additional Thanks

Best Work for Director Matthew O’Callaghan. Thank you to Executive Producers David Bernardi, Bonne Radford, Ken Tsumura, and James Whitaker for making the film possible. Additional characters/voice cast include: George (voice of Frank Welker), Kid (voice of Shane Baumel), Kid (voice of Timyra-Joi Beatty), Clovis (voice of Eugene Levy), and Maggie (voice of Drew Barrymore).


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes.

Ben Meyers

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