Posts Tagged ‘toy story’

[Voices] Phil Harris (Baloo), Bruce Reitherman (Mowgli), Sebastian Cabot (Bagheera). Screenplay by Larry Clemons et al. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman. Rating: U. Running time: 78 minutes. So, like Guinness, some childhood favourites just don’t travel well. This is a real tragedy. My parents have often teased me about my daily viewings of The Jungle Book as […]


Jesse Eisenberg (Mark Zuckerberg), Justin Timberlake (Sean Parker), Andrew Garfield (Eduardo Saverin), Rooney Mara (Erica Albright), Armie Hammer (The Winklevoss twins). Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 12A. Running time: 120 minutes. Seven years ago, Mark Zuckerberg was still a kid student at Harvard, nerdy like all computer scientists and as socially […]


[Voices] Owen Wilson (Lightning McQueen), Paul Newman (Doc Hudson), Bonnie Hunt (Sally Carera). Screenplay by John Lasseter, Joe Ranft et al. Directed by John Lasseter and Joe Ranft. Rating: PG. Running time: 117 minutes. In Cars Pixar take their humanisation of inanimate objects to the extreme: not only are the main characters cars, but everybody […]


[Voices] Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz), Joan Cusack (Jessie), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head), Jim Varney (Slinky), Wallace Shawn (Rex). Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin and Chris Webb. Directed by John Lasseter, Ash Brannon and Lee Unkrich. Rating: U. Running time: 92 minutes. I never liked this one as a kid, […]


[Voices; English version] Daveigh Chase (Chihiro), Suzanne Pleshette (Yubaba). Screenplay by Hayao Miyazaki. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Rating: PG. Running time: 125 minutes. Twice now I have seen Spirited Away, and twice I am reluctant to write anything about it and confess I am lost for understanding words. Only this, 2001 and Synecdoche have done […]


[Voices] Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head), Jim Varney (Slinky Dog). Screenplay by Josh Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow. Directed by John Lasseter. Rating: PG. Running time: 83 minutes. Fun this intense should be outlawed, for fear of driving kids senile in their excitement. Toy Story […]


[Voices] Edward Asner (Carl Fredricksen), Christopher Plummer (Charles Muntz), Jordan Nagai (Russell). Screenplay by Bob Peterson and Pete Docter. Directed by Bob Peterson Pete Docter. Rating: PG. Running time: 96 minutes. I’ve got to be careful here. 98% on RottenTomatoes – 100% counting solely the Cream of the Crop – is no mean feat. Up is […]