Must See Movies Of The Week

MONKEY BUSINESS: THE ADVENTURES OF CURIOUS GEORGE’S CREATORS:

I vividly remember my parents reading the Curious George books to me as a child. The fun loving monkey was a staple of my childhood. There is a story of how this character came about that you will finally get to know all about due to this film. So many children’s lives were impacted by the work of Hans and Margret Rey, the creators of Curious George, and their story is fascinating. This German-Jewish couple began their creation of the George character in France and after some stops along the way it became an American icon. The film elaborates on how George became a representation of their personal lives told through this adorable monkey character. This is a very interesting documentary about the birth of the character and the people behind it and all that they faced along their journey. This film brought back some pleasant memories from my childhood and I have no doubt it will bring back memories for many who watch this. Even if you weren’t exposed to Curious George in your youth, this is a must see film and story of a character you can introduce to your children.

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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators is out now on Digital and On Demand from The Orchard

Written by Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander hails from Chicago where he started his journalism career as a film critic and founder of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC). He's a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Jim founded Reel Talker as a platform to share his love of movies and entertainment. Jim's favorite part of being a journalist is getting to meet and interview actors, filmmakers and entertainers. Jim is a host and on-camera personality for AfterBuzz TV. Aside from his work with Reel Talker, he's the site owner of the Bachelor Universe website, where he recaps and talks about all this ABC's 'The Bachelor'. He also runs the Reel Talker Podcast that can be found on iTunes. In his free time he enjoys attending sports events and playing in recreational leagues. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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