Full Movie Reviews
Lee - wrote on 09/24/2012
Before having my own children it was like squeezing water out of stone to get me to sit down and watch anything Disney had to offer. That was up until Pixar CGI animation studios was invented. Now i can't get enough of them and it's me folks...yes me that is actually dragging my kids to see it and not vice versa. Cars is no exception as i enjoyed it and found myself enjoying the second part all the more. This time round directors John Lasseter (Cars, A Bug's Life, Toy Story trilogy) and Brad Lewis (Cars 2, Ratatouie) bring a few new charectors to the mix as in an Indy car Francesco (voiced by John Turturro) who after teasing Mater (voiced this time by Larry The Cable Guy) challenges Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) to race him in a championship race in Francesco's home country of Italy. …
JLFM - wrote on 04/13/2012
Okay, let me re-explain what you probably know; Cars 2 is widely being considered as Pixar's worst. This is true. It's also being widely considered as a bad film. This is not true. I personally believe this is another great film from Pixar, it just plunges a little more into the Dreamworks tub.
The story revolves around Mater, rather than Lightning McQueen, a mixed decision in my opinion. On one hand, Lightning McQueen is a bland character, with little personality. And Mater, while much more interesting and defined, is also extremely one dimensional, and that really shows when he becomes the star of the show.
Mater is mistaken as an American spy by two secret agents, Flinn McMissile and Holly Shiftwell. Mater then takes part in many missions, while the two secret agents have no …