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3.3
188 Ratings

Christopher Robin

Directed by Marc Forster
United States, 2018
Adventure, Comedy, Family

Synopsis

Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

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Christopher Robin Directed by Marc Forster

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2019 | Nominee: Best Visual Effects

Christopher Robin, from a screenplay whose contributors include Alex Ross Perry, a writer-director of notably acerbic American independent films, bobs along agreeably, a mellow, often melancholy and entirely diverting job of work that keeps the spirit of the characters intact.
August 17, 2018
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[The writers] wrestle with some dark themes (the disappointments of adulthood, the ugliness of selling out) while maintaining the sweet, poignant tone of Milne’s stories and the Pooh animated shorts of the 1950s. Too bad it was directed by veteran hack Marc Forster (The Kite Runner, World War Z), who paves over the script’s idiosyncrasies with a generic feel-good style and proves flat-footed with regards to comedy.
August 09, 2018
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Disney was taking few chances, and hedged even more by choosing Marc Forster to direct. Nonetheless, there’s an unusually, and refreshingly, abrasive aspect to “Christopher Robin” that raises it above the usual run of children’s movies, and it’s matched by the abraded surfaces that the movie presents onscreen.
August 06, 2018
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