Onward (2020)

dir. Dan Scanlon. For a movie with such a fantastical setting, this is one truly dull film. The overall fantasy setting has an unbearably generic feeling. Possibly the most egregious example of Pixar star casting — Tom Holland and Chris Pratt are tedious and bland. It tries to be a comedy, but is painfully unfunny.…… Continue reading Onward (2020)

Toy Story 4 (2019)

dir. Josh Cooley. What a pleasant surprise. Not as emotionally ambitious as TOY STORY 3 (2010), but completely charming. The art direction in the antiques store is stunning. Most of the humor is pitch perfect. Key and Peele are hilarious as the conjoined plushies, and Keanu Reeves is hilarious as the Canadian Duke Caboom.