I guess you can't really watch this movie without comparing it to another Disney Pixar movie about not quite tangible aspects of human life - "Inside Out". While I immediately enjoyed and loved "Inside Out", I really wasn't sure where to put "Soul". Maybe because the first is dealing with a more "everyday life" subject, like emotions and thinking, while the latter is dealing with concepts of "life before birth & after death"? Whatever the reason, I really had problems relating…
I first watched this movie on a flight to the USA with my husband (boyfriend back then), so I probably didn't get everything right away. But I was immediately intrigued by the movie's premise and by the way the feelings and other aspects of the human psyche were portrayed. So, I had to buy the DVD immediately when it was released, and I rewatched the movie - over and over again! It's simply such an adorably impressive and psychologically interesting…
What do people like about this movie? I don't get it. Was the performance of Bruce Willis that great? Hardly. Was the incredible plot twist at the end that amazing? I seriously doubt it. Was Haley Joel Osment's performance good? Yes, and it was the only good thing about this movie. Sorry, but that wasn't enough.
There had been such high expectations, but I was just disappointed by this movie, it felt like a waste of time to me.
When I was a teenage girl, we read some excerpts from Anne Frank's diary at school, and I was really fascinated and touched by it - and still am today. A girl that young, but so mature and wise in her own way, who didn't get the chance to live the life girls her age "normally" would, and who instead had to go into hiding with her whole family and a few total strangers - I don't know if I…