It might seem that The Adventures of Tintin¬†should be a children’s movie, since it is animated, but it should be appealing across an age range. It is full of suspense, humor, and beautiful special effects. In fact, there were moments when it didn’t look animated.

Tintin is a mixture of intrepid reporter and Indiana Jones, and when he teams up with Captain Haddock, the adventures really begin. There are a few moments that bring to mind movies like Pirates of the Caribbean.

The movie is somewhat stylized, which works for the time period and for a movie adapted from a comic. And the secondary characters, such as Thomson and Thompson, add charm and humor. The vocal talent of Andy Serkis (voice of Haddock) certainly helps, too!

It’s a charming movie, and worth watching.