Toy Story 2 Movie Review
Toy Story 2 is a great flick for people of all ages! I loved it and wished Id caught it on the big screen.
Toy Story 2 is a great flick for people of all ages! I loved it and wished I'd caught it on the big screen.
The flick starts off with every toy's most feared event - a yard sale. The fear of being no longer wanted and loved plagues the hearts of all the toy's in Andy's room as his mother snoops around for things to get rid of. It's poor "shelved" Wheezy the penguin, who has lost his ability to squeak and is therefore no longer fun to play with, who gets stuffed in the cardboard box and taken out to the yard. Our hero Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) gives his all to rescue the broken penguin. He succeeds and Wheezy makes it back to Andy's room safely, but unfortunately for Woody, a greedy toy collector named Al snatches him up before he can save himself!
The theme of Toy Story 2 is brilliantly portrayed in the movie and is something that everyone has to face in his or her life. You know that feeling of loving your toys, your dolls, your train track, your blanky, or perhaps your teddy bear. Well, what do you do if they break? Or worse, what do you do when you outgrow them? They sit there on your shelf and eventually make their way into your closet, perhaps your attic. But when it comes down to it do you really want to get rid of them? That would be like throwing away your childhood - like giving away a piece of yourself.
The toys in Toy Story 2, especially Woody, face that dilemma but from the other side - the very fear of no longer being loved� to be forgotten� to be given away. So what's more important: an eternity in a museum where you will be admired by hundreds of kids, or to spend a few more short years being loved in a special way by a kid who's as equally special to you?