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Pixar's latest endeavor brings the vocal talent of Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, George Carlin, Michael Keaton, and Cheech Marin in what is a long and at times dull drive. Cars is the story of Lightening McQueen (Wilson), a hotshot rookie racecar who is trying to win the coveted Piston Cup. On his way to California for the big race a string of events finds him incarcerated in the small town of Radiator Springs off of Route 66. There he learns that winning and status are no contest to friends and loyalty.
This animated installment
gets off the line quick and finishes grand even if it misfires a few times
along the way. As the title suggests, it is all
There is a brief but poignant message about the status of our society and how we have become a people wanting to get from point A to point B as fast as possible, and how in doing so we miss a lot of what our beautiful country is made up of. It pays homage of sorts to small towns and how they have suffered and are almost forgotten in this day of interstate and quick travel.
Fans of racing will love
all the tongue in cheek word plays. Familiar voices like Darrell Waltrip,
Richard Petty, and Mario Andretti give a sport
Cars is rated G and
totally safe for all your family and friends. Young tikes will love the
cars and their friendly demeanor. Adults will have a
The Mungle 6/7/06
Matt is a member of the North Texas Film Critics Association (NTFCA) and hosts the weekly syndicated Indie Rock Radio Show Spin 180. Plus with his wife Cindy they do a weekly radio feature, The Mungles on Movies. For additional reviews and interview clips visit the website www.mungleshow.com.