There are few popular culture phrases extra reliably thrilling than “a new original film from Pixar Studios”, and that’s what we’ve received a trailer for as we speak. After all, even Pixar sequels are a reasonably dependable guess however there’s one thing so enjoyable about seeing what the minds at Pixar are able to when given a clear sheet of paper. And so they’ve cooked up a wild one this time.
Onward is a fantasy epic that goes gentle on fantasy tropes, depicting a Tolkien-esque world that’s fallen prey to the identical modernization that ours have, with elves, dwarves and wizards all on the 40-hour grind. However into this mess stumble two elf brothers (voiced by Chris Pratt and Tom Holland — Pixar’s knack for voice casting by no means ceases to impress) who discover a spell to reunite with their father — properly, a part of him.
OK, very first thing’s first: that ultimate gag slays.
The pitch assembly for this one will need to have been one thing else, nevertheless it’s received the standard mixture of beautiful animation, bonkers antics and actual coronary heart which can be a trademark of even the studio’s most mediocre efforts. Let’s hope this one delivers. Positive appears to be like prefer it may.