The Grinch USA 2018 – 90min.

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The Grinch

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present TheGrinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic. The Grinch tells the story of a cynicalgrump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by ayoung girl’s generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s auniversal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice to the infamous Grinch,who lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mt. Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, forcompany. With a cave rigged with inventions and contraptions for his day-to-day needs,the Grinch only sees his neighbors in Who-ville when he runs out of food.Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger,brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos declare they are going to make Christmasthree times bigger this year, the Grinch realizes there is only one way for him to gain somepeace and quiet: he must steal Christmas. To do so, he decides he will pose as Santa Clauson Christmas Eve, even going so far as to trap a lackadaisical misfit reindeer to pull hissleigh.Meanwhile, down in Who-ville, Cindy-Lou Who-a young girl overflowing with holiday cheerplotswith her gang of friends to trap Santa Claus as he makes his Christmas Eve rounds sothat she can thank him for help for her overworked single mother. As Christmasapproaches, however, her good-natured scheming threatens to collide with the Grinch’smore nefarious one. Will Cindy-Lou achieve her goal of finally meeting Santa Claus? Willthe Grinch succeed in silencing the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all?

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