RELEASED OUT NOW! U | 90 minutes The Minion-makers Illumination’s last crack at Dr Seuss – The Lorax – didn’t work well. The company’s new version of Christmas classic The
Grinch is more successful, even if it presents a title character who is less sour and more engaged from the start than any previous incarnation (why hire Benedict Cumberbatch and have him go pleasant American instead of snarktastic toff?). Still, it’s colourful, bright and manages to weave an extra thread or two into a welltrodden tale.