OVERRATED: The modern-day Lorax

It's hard to complain about one of Dr. Seuss' most enduring creations becoming a box-office star, but there's something unsavory about the formerly soft-spoken character getting words put in his mouth. Though it's inevitable that Hollywood's 3-D update would become something much louder, seeing Seuss' conservationist creation also shill for cars and cellphones feels like someone should've thought to "speak for the Lorax."
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