“She glanced this way, I thought I saw… And when we touched, she didn’t shudder at my paw. No, it can’t be; I’ll just ignore… But then, she’s never looked at me that way before… ” – Robby Benson as The Beast
“If you had a chance to change your fate, would you?” – Kelly Macdonald as Princess Merida
“I wish, I wish I were a fish.” – Don Knotts as Henry Limpet
The animation is equally great as it captures the artwork of the original books while adapting to the needs of the screen. In the end the film wouldn’t have worked without the Seuss magic and they managed to create that world wonderfully.
The message is clear and the story is timeless. When holiday films are able to capture the essence of the holidays they can become a permanent part of the season.
“If I live to be 100, I’ll never forget that big snow storm a couple of years ago. The weather closed in and, well you might not believe it, but the world almost missed Christmas.” – Sam the Snowman