It may suffer in comparison to Pixar's classics, but Onward makes effective use of the studio's formula -- and stands on its own merits as a funny, heartwarming, dazzlingly animated adventure.
Do families need fathers? Scanlon delivers a love song to atypical clans, which couldn't end on a sweeter, or clearer, note.Read full article
There's something here for everyone, even if the overall package isn't likely to go down as the next Disney/Pixar "classic."Read full article
[Onward] feels frantically eager to please, until it tries to yank at your heartstrings in the by-now familiar formula of Pixar Animation.Read full article
I wouldn't say Onward is a mediocre to poor film, but I wouldn't label it as an instant classic either. It's a pleasant and most of the time enjoyable romp.Read full article
Underneath the fantasy misadventures is a powerful tale of catching up on lost time, brotherly bonding and conflicts, believing in oneself, and facing fears.Read full article
The film goes straight for the heartstrings. If you sobbed at the first few minutes of Up, you're going to want to brace yourself.Read full article