Welcome to Happiness

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “It’s just a bout of anticipatory nostalgia.” Welcome to Happiness, released in 2015 Woody is a children’s book author who has an apartment with an unusual feature. There’s a portal in the closet. When people show up unexpectedly to his place he asks them a few questions, and if they answer correctly he shows […]

Monsters

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{4/5} “Do you know how much money your father’s company pays for a picture of a child killed by a creature? $50 000. Do you know how much money I get paid for a picture of a happy child? Nothing.” Monsters, released in 2010 The US and Mexico have been battling against aliens for years […]

Pixar movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. Toy Story movies Toy Story 1995 -> 5/5 Toy Story 2 1999 -> 5/5 Toy Story 3 2010 -> 4.5/5 Toy Story 4 2019 -> 5/5 Monsters, Inc. movies Monsters, Inc. 2001 -> 5/5 Monsters University 2013 -> 4.5/5 Finding Nemo movies Finding Nemo 2003 -> 4.5/5 Finding Dory […]

Toy Story 4

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{5/5} “To infinity and beyond.” Toy Story 4, released in 2019 Bonnie makes herself a new toy at kindergarten named Forky. Forky is mostly a spork so he has some trouble understanding he’s a toy. When Bonnie’s family goes on vacation, Woody reunites with Bo Peep at an antique store. He also meets Gabby Gabby, […]

Toy Story 3

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{4.5/5} “Are you classically trained?” Toy Story 3, released in 2010 Andy is 17, and doesn’t play with his toys any more. He’s going off to college so his mom says he has to do something with them. Andy decides to put them in the attic, but through a series of misadventures they end up […]

Toy Story 2

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{5/5} “But I don’t want to use my head!” Toy Story 2, released in 1999 Woody’s arm gets accidentally ripped, and then Andy doesn’t want to play with him — and doesn’t take him to cowboy camp. Then one of the toys’ worst fears comes — a yard sale. Woody goes out with the dog […]

Toy Story

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{5/5} “I don’t believe that man’s ever been to medical school.” Toy Story, released in 1995 Woody is a toy who belongs to Andy. When no humans are around, he comes alive along with his fellow toys. On Andy’s birthday he gets a Buzz Lightyear. This makes Woody concerned that Andy will play with his […]

Unknown

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{4.5/5} “A person can awaken from a coma convinced of a reality that was previously only fantasy.” Unknown, released in 2011 Martin Harris arrives with his wife Liz in Berlin for a biotechnology conference. He is in a coma for 4 days after being in an accident. After waking up he returns to the hotel. […]

Non-Stop

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{5/5} “Are you bribing me?” Non-Stop, released in 2014 Bill is an air marshal who has never gotten used to taking off in a plane. A flight to London seems normal until he gets a text, from a passenger who says they’re going to kill someone in 20 minutes unless he manages to put $150 […]

I Am Mother

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{5/5} “If I wanted you dead, all I’d have to do is leave.” I Am Mother, released in 2019 A teenage girl has been raised all her life by a robot she calls “mother.” They live in a bunker with all the amenities — but she can’t go outside because of the contamination. Mother says […]