Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Cars: A Love Affair from Route 66 to NASCAR

Filed under
Movies
Reviews

I was invited to Pixar today to see a screening of their new movie “Cars”. America’s love affair with the automobile is a great backdrop for a story that will appeal to gearheads and animation fans alike. John Lasseter returns to the Director’s chair for this Pixar film, and pours his soul into every part of this movie. It’s no secret that he loves cars.

I think Pixar has really tapped in to the emotional ties many of us have to our automotive friends. It’s easy to imagine a car with a heart and soul of it’s own, and Pixar’s renowned story telling prowess pulls us all the way into a world made up of cars. Excellent voice acting by actors such as Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, and Cheech Marin bring great humor and believability to the story as well.

Full Review.

Paul Newman?

He's still alive? Big Grin

I can't wait to take my gran'baby to see this movie! Finding Nemo has always been one of our favorites. Pixar does some great work.

----
You talk the talk, but do you waddle the waddle?

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Smittix’s Top 5 GNOME Shell Extensions

GNOME Shell’s ability to have extensions is pretty brilliant in my eyes. Some developers have come up with some great extensions to make life easier within GNOME-Shell. To install these extensions easily just open the links up within firefox, you will get a message bar asking if you would like to allow extensions.gnome.org to install them. You need to allow this for them to work. When you load one of the extension links you will be presented with a page like below, it has a nice easy “On/Off” toggle switch. Read more

Open source and the NHS: Two huge disorganised entities without central control

Newton argues open source is well suited to systems that need to be transparently stable and secure, where a lot of people have an interest in collaborating. He adds it is favoured by intelligence services for exactly these reasons, and if it’s good enough for spooks, it should serve for hospitals. Alfresco hit its initial end-of-year download target of 10,000 in the first week, with eventual downloads numbering in the millions for the initial release of its software in 2005. “You want to join the cool party,” Mr Newton said. “That’s what open source is all about.” Read more

Wine Announcement

The Wine development release 1.7.27 is now available. What's new in this release (see below for details): - Some more work on Direct2D support. - Various improvements to RichEdit interfaces. - Initial support for ICMP version 6. - Various bug fixes. Read more

Leftovers: Software