A: After losing the love of his life, an old man (Ed Asner) decides to fulfill the dreams of adventure that he'd always promised his wife. And no, he doesn't bring her ashes.
Q: Who’s in the movie?
A: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, Christopher Plummer, Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, Jerome Ranft, John Ratzenberger, Elie Docter
Q: Is this movie worth the price of admission?
A: Proceed with Caution. I'm going to be the first to say it: the emperor has no clothes on. Just because something has the name Pixar on it, does not automatically mean it's a masterpiece, and if somebody doesn't speak up, our general ability to discern quality from mediocrity could be destroyed forever. But the first 15 minutes are very good.
Q: Will this movie make me laugh?
A: Not nearly enough. Not to mention that the best laugh in the movie comes from someone in the Walla* group.
Q: Will this movie make me cry?
A: Boy do they think they're going to. But even though I knew the boyscout had daddy issues from the first time he mentioned "all the dads" coming to the award ceremony, I can honestly say that after watching the whole movie, I have no idea if his dad is supposed to be absentee or just dead. It makes a big difference in regards to what the movie is trying to say. And trust me, it is trying to say something.
Q: Will this movie be up for any awards?
A: Yes, it will win the Academy Award for Best Animated Picture. Not because it's the best, just because it's Pixar.
Q: How is the Acting?
A: The dog is good. And I suppose the rest of it would be acceptable to you if you were a small child.
Q: How is the Directing?
A: There is so much that's confusing in this movie, that it comes to no surprise that the lighting, weather, and mood of a scene or location can change within seconds from gloomy to sunny and bright or vice versa. Frankly, the whole movie is heavy handed about what it wants you to feel, and the result is that you feel manipulated and empty.
Q: How is the story/script?
A: Sure there are some parts of the story that are cute, clever, and colorful, but there are also parts that are boring, illogical, and completely unexplained.
Q: Is there anything else worth mentioning about the movie?
A: *Walla is the group of people who go into the studio during post-production and improvise and record all the voices of the people you see in crowd scenes. In the case of this movie, the "people" consist primarily of talking dogs.
Q: Where can I see the trailer?
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