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Movie Review – Christopher Robin (2018)

Christopher Robin, 2018.

Directed by Marc Forster.

Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss, Oliver Ford Davies, Ronke Adekoluejo, Adrian Scarborough, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Ken Nwosu, John Dagleish, Amanda Lawrence, Orton O’Brien, Paul Chahidi, and featuring the voice talents of Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Toby Jones, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Sophie Okonedo, and Sara Sheen.

Synopsis:

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Christopher Robin is the feel good film and the warm welcome hug that you don’t realise you need until you’ve sat through it with big dumb grin on your face. It’s schmaltzy, cheesy, predictable and despite all of these things absolutely wonderful.

After an opening sequence which shows Christopher Robin playing with Winnie the Pooh et al, he grows up (into Ewan McGregor), meets his wife Evelyn (Atwell), battles through

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