Got some freebies from work to see previews of the re-released Toy Story and Toy Story 2 in 3D, so naturally I had to take Will 🙂 We both know the two movies inside out, but he’s never seen either on the big screen, and I last saw Toy Story at the movies nearly 15 years ago, so we were going in for something new.
And it was 3D… which would be something new. It seems like all the animation being released these days is available in 3D, but we don’t usually go for it (either cause of cost or interest). Which was probably right again, since Will really hasn’t been into the 3D thing, and he wasn’t really into the 3D today. Even though the glasses are a whole new thing: clear, easy to wear, Will really didn’t like it, but he doesn’t keep anything on his face really!
But I thought it was pretty cool. It’s unobtrusive, fitting well into the story, and giving the scenes real depth and variety. It’s especially interesting to see how the 3D was added to an already existing movie.
Memorable characters, memorable music, groundbreaking animation, just the all round package. The 3D was an appealing touch, and it makes seeing a movie you already know so well a new experience in itself. And both movies together — even better! Definitely one not to be missed. Four and a half stars.