Cars 2 doesn't truly manage to get any further than some dumb fun. There are plenty of cringeworthy moments, like the mostly unfunny humor, weird character interactions, unnatural plot developments and the bizarre and completely forced twist villain. Mate and Lightning Mcqueen's lazily written arcs are shoved into the story in uninteresting and very safe ways. The supporting cast also fails to uplift the movie.
Despite all that, I still think it wasn't a total failure. This action-packed…