Runtime: 94 minutes
Directed by: Pete Docter
Starring: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias
Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions, led by Joy (Amy Poehler), try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event.
For me, this film would’ve been worth watching just for the Pixar short, ‘I lava you’, at the start. I really, really lava it.
It isn’t my favourite Pixar film, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t enjoy it. And it’s a very memorable film for it’s complex and emotional, (obviously), and unique plot.
To me, Joy is the most heartbreaking character. She just wants Riley to be happy. My favourite emotion has to be Anger because he’s hilarious in a very angry way.
The film is well paced, bright and colourful, and beautifully animated. It’s imaginative and its wittiness always managed to make me giggle. And it managed to make me cry too.
This is a film definitely one for all the family to watch. I hope they make a sequel. There’s so many directions they could go with this!
To sum up, unique plot, bright colourful, funny and sad
Was it worth the watch? Yes
Would I re-watch? Yes
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