Controversial New “Lorax” Bizarrely True to Dr. Seuss

by jhoberman.

I don’t expect to spend any part of my weekend (or my life) with the 3-D animated version of Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax” that opens today, but it is interesting to note that, beginning with a Lou Dobbs screed on Fox TV, the movie has been attacked by the right, left (Huffpo and NPR), and center, both as tree-hugging propaganda and a shill for Japanese autos, among other prominently placed, less than green consumer products. Read more…