Toy Story 3 Review

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It’s been eleven years since we last saw the gang in Toy Story 2 and things are a bit different now. Weezy and Bo Peep, as well as others, are gone. They have fallen victim to damage, yard sales, garbage bags, donations, and simply being misplaced. There is a melancholy feeling in the air between Woody and the rest of the gang as the film opens. Andy is now 17 years old and is preparing to depart to college. Each toy is well aware as they watch him pack, that their futures will come down to either living in the attic, become donated, or thrown away. As Andy looks over all of his old toys, he decides to put them in a garbage bag and keep them in the attic. He however, decides to take Woody, his oldest friend, to school with him. However, things go awry when the toys are accidentally taken to the curb to be thrown out. Thinking that they have been abandoned, they decide to stowaway in a donation box headed to Sunnyside Daycare. At first it seems like a dream come true for a toy. A place where children come and play with toys everyday. But it is soon discovered that Sunnyside is not the Marxist Utopia that it appears to be. A lack of ownership means that the children do not take care of the toys, leaving them to be played with in brutish manner. The once thought friendly leader of Sunnyside, Lotso, turns out to be a ruthless dictator. Soon, Sunnyside becomes a prison for the gang, and it is up to them to find a way out. Where the first two Toy Story installments served as rescue movies, with characters nobly putting themselves in danger to save their friends from harm, this one instead follows the jailbreak genre. Perhaps the most fascinating part of Toy Story 3 is not its plot, but its ability to target all audiences. Like the first two movies in the trilogy, Toy Story 3 is appealing for young viewers worldwide. In fact, it is the epitome of a children’s movie, a film about toys. Since the first movie’s release in 1995, it is almost impossible to walk into a...
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