I very much enjoyed Monsters, Inc. When I rewatched it a few months ago, I was surprised at how creepy Steve Buscemi's character was - kidnapping children from their beds and torturing them for their screams. That's the stuff of nightmares and just barely skirts being inappropriate for Pixar's audience. There's no such darkness or drama to Monsters University. Being a prequel, the audience is already fully aware of how things will turn out for the characters. Of course, being…
Nothing happens for an hour. Then one thing happens and someone makes a knee jerk reaction. Then one no one talks about either the thing that happened or the the reaction to what happened. Hard to say since no one's talking. Then nothing happens for another hour until there's an awkward moment. Then nothing happens at the end. I was riveted.
This is how the conversation went:
Them: "Hey Chip. Wanna come over and watch Mad Men?"
Me: "Sure!" ::drives over, opens first beer::
::Movie starts, it's Teen Witch::
Me; "Um ... what's happening?"
Them: "Oh, some of us aren't caught up on Mad Men so we're watching Teen Witch instead."
Me: ::opens second, third, and fourth beers::