The Grinch is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy film. It is the eighth full animated feature by illumination and universal pictures. It is based on Dr Seuss’ beloved holiday classic. It tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. It is funny, heartwarming and visually stunning. It is a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
The Whos and Whoville are excited about Christmas except for the green furred creature called the Grinch whose heart is two sizes too small and lives in a cave on the top of Mount Crumpit just north of Whoville. The Grinch’s only friend is his loyal pet dog, Max and they both only visit Whoville when the Grinch needs to buy food and do bad things. With Christmas around the corner, the festivities of Whosville causes the Grinch to recall his sad childhood spent alone and unwanted in a run-down orphanage. He then decides to steal Christmas from Whoville by stealing all their decorations and presents
Cindy Lou is a 6 year old who notices that her mother is overworking trying to take care of herself and her twin brothers. She plans to write Santa a letter to help her mother until she meets the Grinch who sarcastically tells her to go see Santa face to face. With the help of her friends, she then plans to try to trap Santa.
The Grinch movie has a positive message and contains positive role models and representations.
Voice Cast include;
Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, Cameron Seely as Cindy Lou Who, Rashida Jones as Donna Lou Who, Kenan Thompson as Bricklebaum, Angela Lansbury as Mayor McGerkle, Brad O’Hare as Groopert, Ramone Hamilton as Axl, Sam Lavagnino as Ozzy, Scarlett Estevez as Izzy, Pharrell Williams as the Narrator, Frank Welker as Max.