I just knew Toy Story 3 was going
to be special by its feel.
Pixar has some kind of magic about their
films that clearly defines the term unconditional love
and conveys it through a computer-generated boy and his pull-string
Pixar never plays down to their audiences
and makes them work for the young and old alike, plus it can
show happiness, sorrow, and sadness without missing a beat.
If you watch near the end, you can see
Buzz Lightyear dancing and strutting his stuff with a pardner,
just like the real Buzz Aldrin did on T.V.'s Dancing with
Like I said before, this is not a good
movie, it's a great movie.
Woody, Buzz, and most of their friends
are back as Andy prepares to go to college.
The toys are worried no one will play with
them again, so through a series of misunderstandings, they end
up at a day-care center -- determined to get back to Andy and
escape the horrors of Sunnyside).
It's time to swallow their pride, despite
the ominous option of being stored in the attic.
It's an absolute delight from start to
finish, with Pixar at its best.
After 11 years of absence, the toys are
back in town.
They are now playing with more darkly complex
emotions than in the previous two installments.
The film-makers have managed to add some
nice substance to the movie without noticeably weighing down
the much-loved characters.
In a season filled with under-performers,
Toy Story 3 has risen to the occasion, extending Disney/Pixar's
deserved winning streak.
The imaginative, magical, make-believing
flick still has a few fresh tricks up its sleeve.
Woody, Buzz, and playmates make a thoroughly
engaging, emotionally satisfying return.