The Adventures of Tintin

The rundown on one of this Autumn's most anticipated films

On Tuesday 15 November The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, the first in a new trilogy from two of Hollywood's biggest filmmakers, director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson, is released in China - a full month before it's USA release date.

The 3D motion caption animation extravaganza,starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis and Daniel Craig follows the plucky young reporter and his faithful canine sidekick Snowy on the quest of missing treasure and includes Tintin's first encounter with Captain Haddock.

Click through our feature tabs below for all you need to know ahead of its release this month.

    • The film review
    • Tintin in China
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    • See what we thought of the film in our movie review

      Many questioned director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson's decision to render Hergé's classic series of comic-book Boy's Own-style adventures in performance-capture animation, but what is the final verdict? Read it all here

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      • We uncover the popularity of the tuft haired reporter in China

        It's been 75 years since 'Ding Ding' last came to China, but the books of the intrepid young reporter have long been in the hearts of the Chinese people. We talk to Tintinologist Michael Farr about his legacy. Read more here

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        • Watch video footage from the new film

          See the first meeting of Tintin and Captain Haddock and much more in this extended trailer. Watch it here

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