Wreck-It Ralph is like Toy Story for arcade games: witty and heartwarming. In Wreck-it Ralph, when video arcades close the characters come to life. They travel from their game portals along subway lines (extension cords) to the major power outlet of “Game Central Station' where security guards — excuse me, "surge protectors" — perform random security screenings.
The new animated feature by Disney, Wreck-It Ralph, starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, and Ed O'Neill, is getting video game fans of all ages excited, as it caters to the 80s and 90s video-gamer just as much as the modern variety, spanning a couple generations of gaming tropes and traditions.
'Toy Story 4' Rumored To Be In The Works At Pixar Along With 'Monsters, Inc. 2' And 'Finding Nemo 2'
After it was announced that the new granddaddy of computer animation studios, Pixar, had plans to make a sequel to its 2001 hit, Monsters, Inc., the speculation started flying about whether or not that was the only Pixar sequel in the works, or if such films as Finding Nemo and the next installment in the Toy Story franchise might also be ripe for resuming.
Though most of the tears shed at the Oscars come from victors accepting their trophies, the "In Memoriam" segment is always the saddest of the evening, when the members of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who died during the past year are remembered.
If you thought you had seen the last of sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear and your favorite supporting Toy Story characters after the most recent installment, which earned over a billion dollars worldwide, brought the story to a satisfying end, Disney Pixar might just have a surprise in store for you.
At this point, Pixar's output has become so consistently and uniformly excellent that it's almost boring. With the dominant critical thinking being that great art is produced by maverick geniuses who pursue their own personal vision against all obstacles, Pixar has somehow created an assembly line for brilliance.
Picking up shortly after the end of the original, Pixar’s Toy Story 2 is another amazing technological and creative feat. After brawling through the first movie Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz (Tim Allen) are now best of friends and everything is peachy keen in the world that is Andy’s bedroom.
We are only a few short months away from the highly anticipated release of Toy Story 3 from Pixar, so it is only fitting that Disney would take the opportunity to re-release the first two entries in the series on DVD like they did in theatres last fall.