Cartoons, Comics, Movies

Now We See How the Peanuts Movie Incorporates the Original Drawings



Quite literally and cleverly, it turns out.

The rest of the trailer reveals A LOT of key bits, and relies on a weird mix of music that I hope (and think) is mostly temp for the trailer. Looks like the plot centers on that little red-headed girl moving to the neighborhood, and Charlie Brown’s awkward attempts to talk to her.

This being a movie, he probably will at some point. But I don’t know: should he? How do you do a feature narrative that solves one of Chuck’s major dilemmas yet keeps him the perennial underdog that he has to be? I’m sure somebody got paid more than five cents to answer that question, so I hope they found a good one.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist