Courtesy of motion-capture technology, Hergé’s classic characters come to life in this big-screen adventure directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Jamie Bell plays Tintin, while his DEFIANCE costar Daniel Craig turns villain to play Red Rackham. THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN also stars Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Gad Elmaleh.
4.5 stars out of 5 -- "With the best use of motion capture yet, Spielberg has translated the story of the youthful Tintin, his spirited pooch Snowy and the eccentric Captain Haddock into a first class action adventure..." (Box Office)
"Tintin's adventures offer Spielberg the boundless fantasy of animation....The design team whirl Hergé’s elegant, shadowless lines into a sumptuously modeled 3D universe." (Sight and Sound)
"[A] song of innocence and experience, able to combine a sweet sense of childlike wonder and pureness of heart with the most worldly and sophisticated of modern technology." (Los Angeles Times)
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN is an ambitious and lively caper, miles smarter than your average 3-D family film..." (Chicago Sun-Times)
"ADVENTURES OF TINTIN makes for a solid ride....Spielberg directs with a keen eye for clarity, both visually and narratively..." (A.V. Club)