Now That’s An Opening Sentence!

The first line of A.O. Scott’s review of Horton Hears a Who!:

What distinguishes “Horton Hears a Who!” from the other recent Dr. Seuss film adaptations —“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “The Cat in the Hat,” in case you need reminding — is that it is not one of the worst movies ever made.

I know praise when I see it.