Dear Mr. Watterson

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Talky docu on Calvin & Hobbes cartoonist may bore kids.

NR 2013 89 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

A Look Into the Power Of A Comic Strip

Ahh Calvin and Hobbes, a comic strip about the limitless bounds of childhood, the uncertainty of it....and adding straight up philosophy and politics into the mix. It was one of the greatest comic strips of all time and this documentary is not about Watterson the man persay but its more about the impact Calvin and Hobbes, a merely comic strip and never anything else (legally anyway), has made on others. It also explores the importance of an art form staying an art form and looks into the dangers of going to far in syndication and consumerism. Its a good documentary to look at if you ever loved reading the comic strip.

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