Vader182 wrote:I'm a huge Tintin fan myself, and I found this film to cater almost exclusively to fans of the comics, even nearly to a fault. What about the film seemed lacking in Tintin's spirit to you?What flaws it had seemed to stem almost entirely from the limitations of Tintin as a character, and it reads much better than it plays in a film. He's not quite a blank slate, but he's not nearly the most colorful character in the film, in the comics it works because you can imagine him however you want him to be, but here he seems a bit stale. With that said, I still thought the film was amongst the most entertaining in the past few years, and is up there as my third favorite animated film.
Well Vader, you've partially answered your question for me in your spoiler tag. When I mentioned "Tintin spirit" I meant exactly that. I've always thought it was an odd choice for a filmmaker like Spielberg to do Tintin but on the other hand, I thought that Jackson would bring to the table what Spielberg could not. I dunno, maybe if he produced and Peter Jackson directed it, it would have been better. I just couldn't feel love for Tintin or Cpt. Haddock and I wasn't involved as much as I wanted to be with a story I know too well. Anyway, please don't consider my post as a critic review of the movie, I just wanted to express how I felt.