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SFX: The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn Review

SFX: Movies often struggle to render the plasticised reality of comics into live-action cinema, but by adapting Hergé’s comparatively realistic Tintin, director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson have achieved a flawless synthesis of comic-book artistry and authentic action. A CG-animated feature that turns live actors into living caricatures via performance capture technology, The Secret Of The Unicorn opens with a touching handover from page to screen as the late Hergé “himself” plays a street artist who paints the comic-book likeness of the movie’s CG hero (Jamie Bell).

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