To infinity and beyond… the house? In Toy Story 4, the latest (and final?) entry into the beloved franchise, Woody and the gang take a trip out on a the open road with Bonnie and her parents. Along the way, when her latest ‘creation’ Forky goes out on the run, Woody ventures out on his… [Read More]
After nine years, the beloved Disney-Pixar Toy Story franchise continues in Toy Story 4. It brings back the characters that we have enjoyed and even loved in the previous films. For that reason alone, I’m sure that many people will be enthralled with the newest part of the story and love this film as much… [Read More]
Picking up where they left off, INCREDIBLES 2 reintroduces us to the Parr family as they seek to bring evil-doers to justice in a world where superheroes are illegal. When a mysterious billionaire invites them to work with him, Elastigirl goes back to work while Bob takes care of the homefront. As a result, Pixar… [Read More]
Incredibles 2 is a fantastic way to spend a couple hours in an air-conditioned theater. Whether it holds up to fourteen years of waiting will depend on your personal perspective.
Incredibles 2 continues the story of the Parr family from The Incredibles. While it is ostensibly a superhero story, at its heart this is a film about family and especially about parenting as children go through all the changes of growing up.
This week, Steve welcomes Alan Sharrer to talk about CARS 3, Pixar’s return to the world of… well… cars! Lightning McQueen is slowing down and feeling the pressure to retire but does he have one last race in him? The guys talk about the power of mentoring, legacy and personal value. PLUS, their kids weigh… [Read More]
It’s not unusual for me to go to a Disney/Pixar animation film and be more impressed with the short that plays before the feature than the feature itself. That is certainly true of Lou, which plays before Cars 3.
The film Cars 3 opens with a blank screen as Lightning McQueen pumps himself up for the upcoming race: “Speed. I am speed.” Sound familiar?
Over the years, the Cars franchise has been widely viewed as the flat tire of the Pixar world. Despite decent reviews, the first entry remains one of the lowest financial successes in their canon (not counting merchandise, of course). When the utterly unforgivable second film was released, the franchise found itself left in a twisted… [Read More]
Usually, when it comes to a film’s protagonist, we consider the person who exhibits the most growth, or at least demonstrates the most action on behalf of the individual or others. Since 2003, Finding Nemo has been lauded for its artful tale of the titular little fish, netting box office splash, critical accolades, and the top spot… [Read More]