Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, unexpectedly in tow. Together, the unlikely pair embarks on a thrilling odyssey full of jungle beasts and rough terrain.
One hundred years from now, film scholars will study the 15 wordless minutes near the beginning of this movie as one of the finest examples of storytelling across any medium or genre. I say this without threat of hyperbole.
Your kids have to see you cry sometime.
After watching The Pixar Story earlier this week I was keen to revisit some of my overlooked Pixar films, not to mention today was the day of my Grandfather's funeral, so things seemed all the more poignant.
I don't know if it's because my emotions were high or if this film is just stunning or maybe a little bit of both, but everything was resonating with me on a deep level. The ultimate odd-couple movie, the characters should be annoying and grating, but they never are. It's such a delicate study in what it means to grown old, what it means to be young and all that happens in between. The way you shut out life and the way you…
This movie is so perfect it feels like a work of alchemy. The only way I can conceive of someone creating something this moving and funny and exciting is if they first went down to the crossroads and made a deal with Satan. I waffle on Pixar's greatest masterpiece (FINDING NEMO and MONSTERS INC. are usually my other contenders) but for now, I'm going with UP.
A brilliant film about suddenly having to face life without your life-long partner. Having to come of age, when you're too old to do so, all disguised as an animated movie for children. Don't be fooled.
December Challenge Film #28
The first 11 or so minute of this film alone are one of the great love stories ever put to film. By the time we see Carl Fredricksen sitting alone holding the balloon, I already feel connected to the characters, appreciate the love they have for each other, and am heartbroken by the final, inevitable result of a lifetime spent together. I can't say that much about most full length romance films, and the reason for that is because what Pete Docter, Bob Peterson and the rest of the people at Pixar that played a role in this film did here was pure magic.
You could argue that those first 11 minutes are the finest of…
The prologue is enough of a reason to pay the admission price, but who would've thought the rest of the film is just as good?
Two thumbs Up. Get it?
This movie touches hearts in many ways. It's imaginative animation creates a sense of wonder, and it's beautiful script and soundtrack makes the audience laugh in one moment and cry in the next. The world needs more movies like this.
Sigue siendo tan redonda como el primer día. Es prácticamente perfecta en todo, sobretodo teniendo en cuenta sus primeros 40 minutos. Y además, tiene perretes, poco mas se puede pedir.
Some people would argue that this movie is an "emotional roller coaster" but I didn't really feel much emotion. The plot was constantly switching not allowing to form a consistent meaningful story.
It's still, however, a Pixal-quality animation movie and very enjoyable.
An emotional roller coaster from start until finish, 'Up' also boasts perhaps Disney's most provocative and powerful introduction to date.
Everyone raves about 'Toy Story 3', 'Frozen' and lavishes them with all the plaudits. Up seems to get a bit forgotten. Well not in our house, Dug gets pride of place.
Hilarious and heartfelt, Up is enough to elate anybody.
Following the release of WALL·E in 2008, it didn't seem likely that Pixar could top or surpass itself barely the next year with a film just as or more poignant, beautiful, and brilliant than that. Up is a film that also ranks among Pixar's best, and consequentially among the greatest animated movies in history.
This movie is a thoughtful and touching meditation on aging, grief, and what makes us young in our hearts. The first 15 minutes or so are some of the most beautiful, tender, and magical moments I've ever seen in a movie ever. After that, it didn't lose the magic, it just passed on to a different phase of that magic, and the remainder of the film was full of funny, exciting, and sensational moments, with the ending being heartwarming and uplifting.
Also boasting an amazing score and superb voice acting, Up is simply a masterpiece and that's a fact.
To be honest, the first time I saw Up in theatres, I liked it, but I just did not see what everyone was so excited about. I kept thinking to myself, "What's the big deal?" I am very happy to say that I finally see what the big deal is. Up is a beautiful, heartfelt story. It captures the life of Carl Fredricksen (voiced by Edward Asner) perfectly from his youth, to his golden years. The montage near the beginning was one of the most wonderful things that I have ever seen, and probably the most wonderful thing that I have seen in a Pixar film to date. The scene itself set a variety of moods, from sad to joyous,…
- The Racket
- 7th Heaven
- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
- Spirited Away
- My Neighbor Totoro
- Toy Story
- The Incredibles
Chances are the first movie you ever saw was animation. Exuberant, colorful and full of wonder, animation is the stuff…
- There Will Be Blood
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- Mulholland Drive
- Children of Men
- No Country for Old Men
1. THERE WILL BE BLOOD (2007) by Paul Thomas Anderson
IMDb: 8.1 | RT: 91% || Points: 2110 | Peak:…