Charming and well-animated, but unlikely to engage anyone over the age of 7.
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.