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Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

The fourth entry in the Toy Story franchise features much of what audiences have come to expect: state-of-the-art computer animation; skilled voice acting; fun, relatable characters; and a solid plot. Unfortunately, the film also represents too much of a good thing. Where the original Toy Story broke new ground with its innovative use of technology, and the third film delivered a deep and affecting tale that elaborated eloquently on the importance, strength, and beauty of human dignity, this latest installment works mostly as a basic children’s movie.

**⅞ (out of *****)

©2019 David R. George III


2019 • 1 HOUR, 40 MINUTES
PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS • WALT DISNEY PICTURES

STARRING
TOM HANKS, TIM ALLEN

ALSO STARRING
ANNIE POTTS, TONY HALE, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY, MADELEINE MCGRAW, CHRISTINA HENDRICKS, JORDAN PEELE, KEANU REEVES, ALLY MAKI

WRITTEN BY
JOHN LASSETER & ANDREW STANTON & JOSH COOLEY & VALERIE LAPOINTE AND RASHIDA JONES & WILL MCCORMACK & MARTIN HYNES & STEPHANY FOLSOM (ORIGINAL STORY)
ANDREW STANTON & STEPHANY FOLSOM (SCREENPLAY)

DIRECTED BY
JOSH COOLEY

2019 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS TBD

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