To date, there has not been one Dr. Seuss story adaptation that I liked that wasn't animated and The Lorax is no exception. I think it's safe to say the movie makers need to stop adapting Dr. Seuss books. It's not working.
Dr. Seuss is a timeless author with over 60 timeless books under his belt. I get the need to want to capitalize on that timeless success, but after Mike Myer's The Cat in the Hat, Jim Carry's How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Carry's and Steve Carell's Horton Hears a Who, you would think they would have learned their lesson. But because each of those movies had some mild success (even though those adaptations were also pretty bad), movie makers just keep on going. I'm afraid to see which Dr. Seuss book is next.
Taking the line from the Once-ler's musical number (yes, there are musical numbers in the movie): How Bad Can I Be? Well, here's a small list:
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