Director: Josh Cooley
Writing Credits: John Lasseter; Andrew Stanton; Josh Cooley; Valerie LaPointe; Rashida Jones; Will McCormack; Martin Hynes and Stephany Folsom
Voice Cast: Tom Hanks; Tim Allen; Annie Potts; Tony Hale; Keegan Michael-Key; Jordan Peele; Ally Maki; Christine Hendricks; Joan Cusack; Bonnie Hunt; Kristen Schaal; Wallace Shawn; John Ratzenberger and Keanu Reeves
The BMAF Review:
When Toy Story 4 was announced we were incredibly sceptical, anyone who has watched the original trilogy will know the 3rd film pretty much has a fantastic ending.
So does this 4th Adventure undo this, the bottom line is no, this adventure is by far the funniest of the four, especially from the new characters, Duke Caboom voiced by Reeves is a fun stunt bike driver and as you would expect Key and Peele really bring the laughs to their characters
However the film is not without faults, despite the numerous people involved in the writing, the story is nothing new, with the exception of Woody is teaching new character Forky he is a toy and not trash as apposed to a space ranger.
The new characters dominate so the characters we love from the original trilogy such as Jessie; Hamm and Rex and albeit to a lesser extent, Buzz are pretty much reduced to cameos
The ending is a great finale but only really concerns one of the major characters so a better send off would have made this great.
But whilst this sounds negative, after a slow start, the laughs come frequently and you really get involved with the adventure and this is a treat but is best watched as a stand alone adventure as does not offer much to the original trilogy
The BMAF Rating:
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