By Hindustan Times
Direction: Steven Spielberg
Cast/Voices: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis
The comic book creation of the Belgian artist Herge, Tintin has captivated the imagination of generations of readers since his first appearance way back in 1929.
Fine-tuning the performance-capture technology pioneered by Robert Zemeckis, Hollywood's numero uno entertainer Steven Spielberg has fashioned a 3D animation romp that will likely satisfy Tintinophiles while reaching out to broader audiences.
Culled from three different stories in the comic-strip series, the script captures the pace and tone of the source material with admirable dexterity. The eponymous young reporter (Bell) buys a model of a ship at a flea market in Europe, circa the 1930s. It turns out that t