Dumbo film review: Tim Burton’s live-action take on 1941 Disney cartoon is a beautifully realised flight of fancy

//Dumbo film review: Tim Burton’s live-action take on 1941 Disney cartoon is a beautifully realised flight of fancy

Dumbo film review: Tim Burton’s live-action take on 1941 Disney cartoon is a beautifully realised flight of fancy

3.5/5 starsTim Burton continues his career fashioned from re-imagining our childhoods: after Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Planet of the Apes comes Dumbo. Inspired by the 1941 cartoon, it follows the pattern Disney has recently taken, rebooting some of its classic cartoons like Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book into live action.Here Burton paints the story on a much bigger canvas, as a circus owner realises that, as the old song goes, an elephant can fly. The…

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