Captain haddock finds clues to treasure lost by his ancestor, sir francis haddock, who commanded the unicorn, a sailing ship in king charles iis fleet, which was. Based on the comic book prisoners of the sun, where tintin and haddock head to south america to find a. The secret of the unicorn is a 2011 3d computeranimated actionadventure film based on belgian cartoonist herges comic book series of the same name. Since tintin is obviously an animated film, all of the sounds had to be created from scratch. How would you rank the tintin books from best to worst. An easytoread adaptation of the film for younger readers. For example in probably the best scene of the film the main character, tintin is gliding on a wire and the camera is following him throughout the whole scene in a continuous shot.
On the oldstyle back cover of tintin editions he has put banana leaves on the two coconut trees. Intrepid young reporter, tintin, and his loyal dog, snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. But you can still say, you still see that this is a spielberg movie. The adventures of tintin 2011 letterboxd social film.
As tintin is drawn into a centuriesold mystery, ivan ivanovitch sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Jun 25, 2019 spielberg will be working as a producer on tintin 2 as well as the planned third film in the modern tintin trilogy while peter jackson, who knows his way around a rollicking adventure story, is now at the helm of the sequel. A novel movie tiein hardcover november 1, 2011 by alexander irvine adapter. I like the oldfashioned adventure element opinion about the main character. For european audiences, tintin is perhaps as popular as mickey mouse in the states, a beloved icon whose history has stretched over decades and whose. Why tintin 2 is taking so long to make screen rant. An adaptation of twentyone tintin books, g 107 it was directed by stephane bernasconi and was produced by ellipse france and nelvana canada on behalf of the herge foundation. A novel by alexander irvine is basically the book version of the movie. Nov 28, 2017 when it comes to the adventures of tintin, the tried and usually true adage that tells us not to judge a book by its cover doesnt apply. The foley stage at park road post production is a bizarre delight, an isolated, messy room of analog. They are drawn by the belgian artist herge with elegant clarity the clean line approach. Soon, tintin is swept up in a globetrotting adventure as he tries to figure out the mystery with the help of haddock and dodge red rackham and his gang of thugs who want the goods for themselves. Disney frozen art book, animated movie book jessica julius. All 24 book covers of the adventures of tintin, ranked.
What are the advantages of telling an action adventure story this way. The film is actually based on three of the original comic books. Drawing deep from the classic raiders of the lost ark playbook, steven spielberg has crafted another spirited, thrilling adventure in the form of tintin. The adventures of tintin is a 2011 3d computeranimated actionadventure film based on belgian cartoonist herges comic book series. The story was serialised daily in le soir, belgiums leading francophone newspaper, from june 1942 to january 1943 amidst the german occupation of belgium during world war ii.
Best known for the companys design and effects work on awardwinning film projects, including the lord of the rings trilogy, king kong, the chronicles of narnia, avatar, district 9, and the adventures of tintin, weta workshop is not limited to film and television, offering services to creative industries worldwide. Tintin and snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous captain haddock and bumbling detectives, thompson and thomson. Haddock claims his father told him a story on his deathbed, but has since forgotten it. Aug 17, 2017 flight 714 part 2 the adventures of tintin. When spielbergs digital adaptation the adventures of tintin was unveiled to the press last week, my colleague xan brooks adroitly turned the tables on it, comparing its motion capture animated. Then he created the black island, the adventure where tintin comes to britain, stopping off in dover and suffolk before going north to scotland. Jacksons been mostly mum on the topic of tintin 2 since he was handed the keys to the tintin kingdom. The adventures of tintin project gutenberg selfpublishing. With 8 volumes and over 1,500 pages of classic comics stories, this is the ultimate gift for any tintin fan. Thirtynine halfhour episodes were produced over the course of its three seasons. The global phenomenon that is tintin finds a mostly faithful adaptation in the lovingly animated series the adventures of tintin, which originally aired in the us on hbo during the late 80s. Tintin loves adventure and justice and never gives up. Herges comicbook hero is one of the great creations of the 20th century.
The first of two movies being produced, this film will bring to life the enormously popular books by. The best books about tintin five books expert recommendations. Nov 01, 2011 the novel replicates and builds on the 2011 film which mashes up two of herges stories, the secret of the unicorn and the crab with golden claws by sending tintin, snowy and captain haddock to morocco in search for treasure, overcoming crooks along the way. The adventures of tintin 2 2021 a planned motion capture film directed by peter jackson and coproduced by steven spielberg. Tintin and the temple of the sun tintin et le temple du soleil 1969, the first traditional animation tintin film, was adapted from two of herges adventures of tintin. Herge based on the adventures of tintin by, steven moffat screenplay by 2.
Story time just got better with prime book box, a subscription that delivers editorially handpicked childrens. Though its still difficult to determine whether the adventures of tintin will cause a spike in comic book sales stateside, whats plain to see is that spielberg and jackson have spared no expense to deliver a spirited adventure that seems firmly rooted in cinematic tradition while boldly leaping into the future by harnessing some of the most. Tintin made his first appearance in tintin in the land of the soviets 19291930 as a journalist reporting on the bolsheviks of soviet russia with his loyal dog. This also appears on one of the drawing in red rackhams treasure. It seems to have a different feel to me than most of the other stories. The secret of the unicorn blessed with a smart script and the best craftsmanship money can buy, this motioncapture toon is. Written by steven moffat, edgar wright and joe cornish. Spielberg had considered two books to become the main story, the crab with the golden claws and the.
The adventures of tintin by steven spielberg steven. Tintin and snowy are kidnapped by al capone immediately after arriving in the united states. Having bought a model ship, the unicorn, for a pound off a market stall tintin jamie bell is initially puzzled that the sinister mr. The secret of the unicorn is a 2011 3d computeranimated action adventure film based on belgian cartoonist herges comic book series of the same name. When it comes to the adventures of tintin, the tried and usually true adage that tells us not to judge a book by its cover doesnt apply. All 24 book covers of the adventures of tintin, ranked guide.
Fans can visit the official tintin web site to learn more about herge, the history behind the series, and to view the film trailer. Tell us more about how the thirtynine steps influenced herge having first discovered the hitchcock film, herge discovered buchans book. The series was one of the most popular european comics of the 20th century. From what i understand herge wrote it during an emotionally difficult period of his life and i think that gets reflected in the story. Spielberg and jackson have selected three stories from the tintin book series to develop into theatrical feature films, which they intend to direct back to back. Tintin made his first appearance in tintin in the land of the soviets 19291930 as a journalist reporting on the bolsheviks of soviet russia with his loyal dog snowy and. The crab with the golden claws 1941, the secret of the unicorn 1943 and. This according to steven spielberg, who made his animated feature film debut directing the 2011 motioncapture film the adventures of tintin. The secret of the unicorn compete with herges books.
The deep and disturbing power of the tintin books lies in the way that. Tintin, haddock, thompson and thompson eventually overcome sakharine, and tintin and haddock find some of the treasure. He plays with the camera in a way he never could while making a liveaction film. Tintins adventures come in book length, their pages the size of old life magazines. Intrepid reporter tintin and captain haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by haddocks ancestor. Sakharine daniel craig should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping tintin accompanied by his marvelous dog snowy to join him and his. Sakharine daniel craig should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping tintin accompanied by his marvelous dog snowy to. Tintin 2 is still happening, says steven spielberg collider.
From what i understand herge wrote it during an emotionally difficult period of. Tintin is a reporter, adventurer, traveler, and the protagonist of the popular comic book series the adventures of tintin, which was written by the belgian cartoonist georges remi, better known as herge 19071983. Oct 27, 2011 when spielbergs digital adaptation the adventures of tintin was unveiled to the press last week, my colleague xan brooks adroitly turned the tables on it, comparing its motion capture animated. Tintin is the best comic ever and here you have three of his adventures together. With jamie bell, andy serkis, daniel craig, simon pegg.
The art of the adventures of tintin adventures of tintin film tie. With the help of motion capture to add some liveliness to the animation, the adventures of tintin followed tintin after he purchases a wooden model ship named the unicorn and discovers a secret map inside, which could lead him to one of the greatest treasures to ever exist. By the time of the centenary of herges birth in 2007, tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies. Tintin and snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous captain haddock and bumbling detectives. The secret of the unicorn, and in the us on 21 december 2011, where it was simply titled the adventures of tintin. Each entry in herges ridiculously successful series. The adventures of tintin is a 19911992 animated tv show coproduced by france and canada, based on the adventures of tintin by belgian comic artist georges prosper remi, more commonly known by his pen name herge. Starting that year at cannes, i read every single tintin book, and even bought a tintin and snowy tshirt. Good storyline based on 3 tintin adventures red reckhams treasure, the secret of the unicorn and the crab with the golden claws. Of course they escape and spend the rest of the book. The adventures of tintin is one of the most popular comics series of the twentieth century, with translations published in over 80 languages, and more than 230 million copies of. Drawing deep from the classic raiders of the lost ark playbook, steven spielberg has crafted another spirited, thrilling adventure. For european audiences, tintin is perhaps as popular as mickey mouse in the states, a beloved icon whose history has stretched over decades and whose books have sold.
The director of the first adventures of tintin film updates on the upcoming sequel to secrets of the unicorn, which will be directed by peter jackson. This story of a hunt for lost pirate treasure ends in a cliffhanger, with the actual undersea search occurring in the followup, red rackhams treasure. This is a rollicking adventure film, aimed at a young audience. Tintin movie the adventures of tintin comic book movie. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship, tintin and his loyal dog snowy embark on a journey around the world. Somany great things have been written down for this movie, that are only few left for me.
Spielberg will be working as a producer on tintin 2 as well as the planned third film in the modern tintin trilogy while peter jackson, who knows his way around a rollicking adventure story, is now at the helm of the sequel. The secret of the unicorn 2011 a motion capture film directed by steven spielberg and coproduced by peter jackson. Which makes spielbergs film version little more than murder, says one lifelong. This beautifully designed box set contains every single one of tintins adventures from tintin in the land of the soviets to the last, unfinished adventure tintin and alph art.
And of course it is a reflection of the flight northwards of richard hannay in the. Tintin adventures are told in the style of a graphic novel, a kind of book that is quite popular today. The adventures of tintin the reader wiki, reader view of. Tintin and his dog, snowy, are wandering around the street market. The book falls in the genre of adventure and heres a summary.
Tintin and the lake of sharks tintin et le lac aux requins 1972, the second traditional animation tintin film and the last tintin release for nearly 40 years, it was based on an original script by greg and directed by raymond leblanc. The adventures of tintin is great art crudely redrawn books the. Based on the comic book prisoners of the sun, where tintin and haddock head to south america to find a cure for their friend professor calculus. A 2011 motion capture feature film directed by steven spielberg and produced by peter jackson was released in most of the world octobernovember 2011, under the title the adventures of tintin. Of course they escape and spend the rest of the book rounding up gangsters. Belvisions second feature takes tintin to syldavia to outwit his old foe rastapopoulos. Dec 20, 2011 tintins adventures come in book length, their pages the size of old life magazines. Parents need to know that the secret of the unicorn is actually part one of a twopart adventure rendered in highly realistic comic book graphic novel style by the belgian artistwriter herge in the mid1940s. Herges earliest stripcartoons were billed as movies on paper.128 284 187 1303 115 1370 171 1248 708 149 1163 1367 469 427 881 428 144 1356 103 1393 739 474 1121 1312 877 1463 587 118