I can barely recall the original TV series The Adventures of Tintin when it aired on HBO in the 1980s. I was just a kid, but I do remember enjoying a series where the main character was a boy detective. Perhaps it’s because I was a big fan of Encyclopedia Brown.
While most may be looking to Steven Spielberg’s War Horse as his big Oscar caliber release, this writer is more interested in The Adventures of Tintin, which sees Spielberg teaming up with Peter Jackson to bring Hergé‘s comic book series to the big screen.
WETA, the team that did wonders most recently with Rise of the Planet of the Apes, looks to bring that same expertise of performance capture but on a grander scale.
Every piece of footage I’ve seen, be it a photo spread in Entertainment Weekly or the varioustrailers released thus far, only helps to amp up anticipation.
While U.S. audiences will have to wait until December 21st to see Tintin and Snowy in action, Europe will get it in a few short weeks, on October 26th. MSN has debuted a new U.K. that reveals plenty of exciting action sequences, including one razzle-dazzle display of ingenuity involving a motorbike.
Travis Leamons is one of the Inside Pulse Originals and currently holds the position of Managing Editor at Inside Pulse Movies. He's told that the position is his until he's dead or if "The Boss" can find somebody better. I expect the best and I give the best. Here's the beer. Here's the entertainment. Now have fun. That's an order!