Monsters University | G
G Directed by Dan Scanlon
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.
Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Peter Sohn, Joel Murray
RogerEbert | Matt Zoller Seitz
True to the spirit of the original film, "Monsters Inc.", and matches its tone. But it never seems content to turn over old ground. (Read More)
Entertainment Weekly | Chris Nashawaty
Speaking of second chances, Monsters University is exactly the rebound Pixar needed after 2011's "Cars 2" left some wondering if the studio had lost its magic. (Read More)
Variety | Justin Chang
Even when the story mechanics feel more than a bit secondhand, the exquisite interplay of vibrant pastel hues and almost photorealist textures (smoothly but not crucially enhanced in 3D) makes the film a continual pleasure to behold. (Read More)
Monsters University is ultimately, then, more a movie about friendship than scaring (or partying). Mike and Sulley each have some important growing up to do. And even though they're both initially convinced that they have what it takes on their own to pursue their dreams of being scarers, in the end they need each other's talents and encouragement to reach the stars. Along the way, they learn the incredibly valuable lesson that cheating and breaking rules does not let you skip ahead a few squares, while we're treated to a heartwarming (if formulaic by now) story about what learning such important lessons together looks like. (Read More)
Mssage: There is more than one way to achieve your dreams, and teamwork helps.