14 Oct '11, 1pm

Steven Spielberg's Tintin movie gets seal of approval

BRUSSELS - Thundering typhoons! Steven Spielberg has won the seal of approval of Tintin's native land - and that is no mean feat. In Tintin's home city, movie journalists got a sneak preview of The Adventures Of Tintin - The Secret Of The Unicorn this week, and knives were sharpened in case it turned out that some Hollywood mogul had barged in and desecrated perhaps Europe's greatest cartoon character ever. Have no fear. By the end of the movie, the critics were as beguiled by the movie as Tintin's sidekick Captain Haddock by a bottle of whisky. "Bull's eye," headlined the Dutch-speaking De Standaard newspaper. "A pure jewel" the Francophone Le Soir had on its front page, showing that the ever-bickering linguistic groups in this culturally divided nation had found a rare issue on which they could agree. Director Spielberg will come to the Oct 22 world premiere in person, k...

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