The Lorax

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Lorax Statue Swiped From Dr. Seuss Widow

Thieves grabbed bronze statue from Audrey Geisel's estate

(Newser) - Some Grinch has made off with Dr. Seuss' very own Lorax: Thieves apparently stole a two-foot, 300-pound bronze statue of the creature from the garden of Theodore Geisel's 90-year-old widow over the weekend, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune . "It’s a valuable piece because there are only two... More »

Lorax Busts Out Massive $70.7M Open

'Project X' takes second, beating 'Act of Valor' and 'Safe House'

(Newser) - The tree-loving furry thing in Dr. Seuss' The Lorax helped set a 2012 box office record by opening with $70.7 million this weekend, trouncing The Vow's $41 million open last month, the Los Angeles Times reports. Raunchy party flick Project X took second place with a solid $20.... More »

Boring Lorax Does Green Message No Favors

Another Dr. Seuss film disaster

(Newser) - The Lorax may have a sound environmental message, but it's lost in a subpar movie that warps Dr. Seuss' original sentiment. One critic found the movie so vile he was inspired to write a Seuss-esque poem of his own:
  • "There’s no fun in The Lorax, no joy
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Zac Efron Drops Condom on Red Carpet

Hunky actor plays it safe at 'Lorax' premiere

(Newser) - Zac Efron revealed just how prepared he is at a red carpet appearance to promote a new movie. The hunky heartthrob reached into his pocket to hand something to his assistant at the premiere of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax in Los Angeles. But when he pulled his hand out, out... More »

Seuss' Lorax Slated to Be 3D Movie

(Newser) - Dr Suess' green-themed story The Lorax is becoming the first of his works to get the 3D treatment, Variety reports. Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment plan to release the animated picture in 2012, on what would have been the author's 108th birthday. His 1971 book told the story of a... More »

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