The fourth installment of this venerable franchise returns with a surprisingly touching tale.
CAST: John Ratzenberger
Cars 3 should be firing on all cylinders instead of crashing hard into the wall.
In the ‘90s, there was a sitcom on Fox called Herman’s Head in which four actors portrayed the emotions at odds in lead character Herman’s brain. The show was funny and creative, and it lasted for three seasons. When I first heard about Inside Out, I immediately thought of Herman’s Head. If this animated Pixar […]
A young girl’s inner emotions struggle to cope with major change in Pixar‘s intriguing animated film Inside Out. 11-year-old Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) has lived a bit of a charmed existence up to this point in her young life. She’s popular with all of her friends, she’s a natural hockey player and she has two […]
Some sequels are logical extensions of other properties. Think of how the X-Men movies led to the Wolverine films. Planes is also an offshoot of another popular property. Billed as “From above the World of Cars,” it does truly concentrate on the aerial citizens of that universe. That doesn’t limit the characters to those of […]
The unoriginal plot meandered its way along like a stoned senior looking for a snack.
I avoided the fraternities and sororities in college except for the parties. Some of those were quite wild and involved all kinds of drinking stunts and things I wouldn’t even consider today. That kind of spirit infuses Monsters University, but the emphasis is on scares instead of drinking. This is the first prequel to a […]
has some wonderful moments — but there’s just not enough meat in the middle.
It’s been 15 years already since we first became enamored with Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang in the very first Pixar movie, Toy Story. Just as we’ve grown up with them, so has their owner Andy, and it’s here that Toy Story 3 brings the story to a wonderful climax that once […]
This weekend found me catching Pixar‘s latest film, Up. I had a feeling that this might be something special. As of yesterday I couldn’t locate even a single negative review of the film. Critics of all types seemed to find magic in this film. We saw it in 3D but I am fairly certain that […]
We saw the latest Pixar–Disney movie, WALL-E, this weekend. I caught it along with ten other family members and friends. This is a movie, as I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been waiting on for a long time. A friend of mine over at THQ—a game publisher that had the rights to create all the games based on […]