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FILM: Monsters, Inc. 3D (U)
8:52am Friday 25th January 2013 in What's On
SINCE the release of Toy Story 3, the Oscar-winning computer animation wizards at Disney Pixar have embraced the technological might of 3D with gusto.
Re-issues of Toy Story and Toy Story 2 whetted our appetite for more digitally- enhanced treats from the studio’s back catalogue.
A revamp of Finding Nemo was released across the Atlantic last year but hasn’t swum to these shores yet.
Thankfully, with Monsters University set for release in the summer, Pete Docter’s glorious 2002 fantasy, which taps into universal fears of creatures under the bed, enjoys another joyous moment in the spotlight.
Monsters, Inc. has lost none of its power to charm in the eye-popping format. The climatic chase through rows of children’s doors is especially thrilling with the added depth of vision.
James P Sullivan, aka Sulley (voiced by John Goodman), and best friend Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) are top of their game in the child-scaring business.
Working out of Monsters, Inc. (“We Scare Because We Care”), the largest scream-processing factory in Monstropolis, the fun-loving double-act scare countless unsuspecting moppets by leaping out of wardrobes.
Monstropolis is powered by human screams so it is imperative that Sulley and his colleagues meet their daily targets.
- ODEON Cinema listings are back! See the back page of our new Family Life section in this week's paper for film times.