Toy Story 4’s latest trailer proves that Pixar wants adults to cry in movie theaters

Pixar has released a new trailer for Toy Story 4 — purportedly the last Toy Story film, despite the fact that similar things were said for Toy Story 3 — and along with a better look at what the film is actually about, the trailer makes one thing clear: Pixar wants adults to cry in movie theaters while watching its films.

This sentiment isn’t exactly news — the entire opening of Up, for example, seems tailor-made to wring tears from the hardest of hearts — but the Toy Story 4 trailer really hammers it home, with Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) crossing paths with a newly adventurous Bo Peep (Annie Potts) and seemingly questioning his very purpose in making kids happy. It’s an existential crisis that feels designed to make adults sob as they…

Continue reading…

from The Verge – All Posts

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to toolbar