Jump to content
IGNORED

Pixar's Onward


JohnC
 Share

Recommended Posts

 

 

Stars Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Octavia Spencer. Pratt and Holland are Ian and Barley Lighfoot, two elf brothers who set out to discover if there's enough magic left out there to spend one day with their father, who died before they can remember.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

3 hours ago, JohnC said:

to spend one day with their father, who died before they can remember.

 

This is like the Pixar cliche in a nutshell. They want you to well up just from reading the synopsis now. Find a new angle FFS!

 

I'm starting to hate them.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, Treble said:

Looks passable, which is damning with faint praise. They've dropped a long way since the one-two of Wall-E and Up :(

 

Their best run was a one-two-three-four: Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up and Toy Story 3.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 months later...
  • 4 months later...

I thought the Simpsons short was quite bad. And a bit weird. A group of kids were sat behind us and one said "this is a bit cringe" and I found myself nodding in agreement. 

 

I enjoyed Onward, though. It starts slow, but gets better and better. There's a tremendously entertaining mid-film chase and the final half-hour is really something - someone likened it to Back To The Future in the way everything comes together, and while it's not on that level, it's clever and affecting and probably Pixar's best ending since Toy Story 3.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Saw this today and thought it was great. My two boys loved it as well.

 

Just a really good road movie/coming of age adventure with a great third act and

 

Spoiler

The ending got a lot of dust in my eyes as well.

 

While the premise is nothing original - it is just really well done.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, Ork1927 said:

 

  Reveal hidden contents

The ending got a lot of dust in my eyes as well.

 

 

Same. Was quite glad to be in a fairly quiet cinema that didn't insist on putting the house lights on the moment the end credits start.

 

Enjoyed the film. It's three star Pixar for the most part, but there are flashes of brilliance. The animation, while not quite as astounding as Coco, is also beautiful, especially some of the light effects when spells are cast.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...
55 minutes ago, yakumo said:

Its out on the high seas, would have loved to gone and seen it in the cinema but won't have a chance. Gutted as I have seen every Pixar movie since Toy Story 1 and this is the first film I have missed:(

 

Disney released it digitally in the US yesterday and then it's going to be on Disney+ in April

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, wev said:

 

Disney released it digitally in the US yesterday and then it's going to be on Disney+ in April

That's great news, still wish I could have seen it in the cinema though. Even with DIsney+ I be watching at an abysmal 20" monitor with stereo speakers.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Use of this website is subject to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and Guidelines.