Even the dazzling animation can’t make up for what’s lacking, including the absence of an instant hit song, dry voice performances, and a mediocre story.
Such a pity that a goldmine of material was so thoroughly wasted.
One of the rare animated sequels where the entire family can buy a ticket and leave satisfied that they didn’t just completely waste a couple of hours of their summer.
“Toy Story 4” explodes with the very thing on which Pixar built its foundation: a goldmine of creativity.
The film delights in the familiar, and is the perfect outing for those seeking a not-too-challenging family-friendly adventure.
How ironic that a film intended to celebrate our differences is so bland and poorly animated that it, too, becomes a forgettable face in the crowd.