Christopher Robin review – honey-soaked sweetness

It’s a silly old world, isn’t it? Rain, traffic, capitalism — life can feel a struggle at times, and being an adult is a bit of a bother. Maybe it’s better to just reminisce over the joy of better days and nicer stories, instead of trying to fix what we have right now. That’s what Christopher Robin is doing anyway, and thank goodness he’s got the right bear to help.

In Disney’s Christopher Robin, AA Milne’s characters from the Hundred Acre Wood come to life to save their friend (named after Milne’s own son), in the middle of a cloudy midlife crisis. Working-class Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) is employed at a luxury luggage company, drifting further away from his wife Evelyn (Hayley Atwell) and daughter Madeline (Bronte Carmichael) by the day. When his childhood teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh (now inexplicably walking and talking) loses his friends and finds himself in London, Christopher must remember what matters the most, by playing with his toys one more time.

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