“Light Year” explores the space inside and outside, and there is a very cute cat

Socks (l, voice of Peter Soon) and Buzz (voice of Chris Evans)

Can I be a hero in the story and be a ghost in my life?


Buzz Lightyear ★★★ (3/4 star).
directed by: Angus MacLane
Written by: Jason Headley and Angus MacLane
starring: Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Uzo Aduba, Peter Sohn, Taika Waititi, James Brolin, Dale Soules, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Execution time: 105 minutes


This is one of many interesting questions. Lightyear, The fourth Pixar movie built in 1995, the flagship of the animation studio Toy Story, And the fewest as in the previous article.

This is one of the most striking repetitive motifs in the movie, an idea that visually emerges from the reflections of the renowned Space Ranger, such as those found on helmet visors. The idea that Buzz (Chris Evans speaks out and has a powerful and nuanced masculinity) is the protagonist and appearance of his own film is one of the many texture elements that add depth to the film. It is one. Lightyear There is something to say about independence and forgiveness, connecting with ambition-and it only scratches its supernatural shiny surface.

But that’s of little importance, as everyone only talks and remembers cats.

It’s socks, Compassionate and practical green eyes, ginger font. Peter Soon (2015), a longtime Pixar animator turned to director Good dinosaur And in the future Elemental), Socks are also interesting and vulnerable, allowing you to make unimaginable scientific discoveries while checking your vitals. He is an ideally tuned companion for our fractured age, tHe provides the precise emotional support that we all have desperately longed for during the past two years of isolation and turmoil.

Socks have been given to Buzz by his best friend and fellow space ranger Alisha (Uzoaduba) to help deal with his almost constant failure. Due to Buzz’s pilot error, his crew was left behind on an unknown planet. There, the only sign of life is the aggressive vine-like tentacles that drag people around for no apparent reason, always physically reminding them of their uprooting. Attempts to solve the problem by experimenting with new fuel sources that Buzz can return to Earth not only do not work, but also temporally and emotionally isolate Buzz from his fellow drifters. Everyone else takes 4 years.

Everything that focuses on creation Lightyear Emotionally complex and dramatically stagnant. This movie literally doesn’t go anywhere. On the surface, when talking about space exploration, the journey is almost complete, as Buzz must learn to connect with the world in which he is stuck before the enthusiasm to complete the mission overcomes him. Inside. This includes Alisha’s granddaughter Izzy (Keke Palmer) and as much anxiety as Buzz is being suppressed (she has a starry phobia, an irrational fear of the stars and the universe). You need to team up with an untrained trio of reserve forces to lead.

The conceit behind the movie was a blockbuster that Andy saw in 1995, begging for the Buzz Lightyear doll he received at Christmas, but it feels like it’s partially realized.Angus MacLane, but after overseeing some, oversaw his first function Toy story Shorts struggle to give his film the thick handmade feel of a film with a practical effect, a narrative attempt to portray the era as forgiving (Alisha marries a woman and raises a family. ) Will be anxious for those who remember the rampant homosexual aversion, consistent with the AIDS epidemic and still unfolding.

But the success of this movie is to absolutely refuse to graze difficult emotions. Even socks are full of doubt and fear. It helped us to see the subtle depictions of masculinity as exhibited here, just as we were all shown a more comprehensive example of the family in 1995. Here, there is a buzz vulnerability. It’s more dynamic than his derring-do.

In the end, Pixar essentially made a gritty prison movie for kids disguised as a big sci-fi spectacle. (Probably both of the two stars, Dale Soules, who are great as parolees who are part of the miscellaneous crew of Aduba and Izzy. Orange is new black.. )

But unlike, for example, being highly overrated Toy story 3 (I’m a minority Priority is given to the 4th installment payment)Here, the ferocious and frustrating escape attempts are more red herring than they are the point. Light year The message is much more complex and applies at this moment. It is impossible to get out at any time if it is neither the four walls nor the unmanageable situation that traps us, and if we ourselves cannot pass through ourselves.


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