Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's a Classic Movie for All Ages

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's a Classic Movie for All Ages

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Piglet's big movie (u, 75mins)

Children. Featuring the voices of John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Nikita Hopkins, Kath Soucie, Peter Cullen, Tom Wheatley.

In an age when computer animation is moving forwards in leaps and bounds and audiences are demanding ever more spectacular special effects, it's heartening to know that a simple tale of friendship can easily outmuscle the Hulk and his box office compatriots.

What Piglet's Big Movie may lack in eye candy, the film more than makes up in honest-to-goodness emotion, filtered through the adventures of AA Milne's colourful characters.

Winnie The Pooh (voiced by Cummings), Tigger (Cummings again), Eeyore (Cullen) and Rabbit (Sansom) begin preparations for the annual honey harvest - luring the bees out of their hive then stealing the sticky golden nectar. When diminutive Piglet (voiced by Fiedler) offers to lend a hand, his friends rudely tell him that he is just too small. Unperturbed, Piglet joins in with the plan, only to see his valiant efforts end in disaster. …

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