Hilarious. That's the first word that comes to mind. Second would be, umm, weird. This take on the classic Dr. Seuss book is greatly entertaining, with a good heartfelt message, and contains some top-notch animation. It's no Wall-E but it'll definitely do if you're looking for a light-hearted comedy, especially something family friendly. Kids will love it, and the adults will to.
The story follows an elephant named Horton (voiced by Jim Carrey) who happens upon a tiny speck that seems to be screaming at him. He comes to realize that within that tiny speck lies an entire city, named Whoville, and in the city, the mayor (voiced by Steve Carell), who is the only Who that hears Horton. No one in Horton's world believes him. And, no one in Whoville believes the mayor.
But, everyone eventually begins to realize that there just may be something going on. The voices are great. The animation pretty great. But, what's up with the weird, random breaks, like the strange Japanimation moment, or the, um sing-a-long at the end? Very strange.
"A person is a person, no matter how small they are."