For the better part of two decades—starting with Toy Story in 1995—Pixar seemed like one of the most reliable forces in Hollywood filmmaking. But their latest—Onward, starring Tom Holland and Chris Pratt—is a clear reminder that the beloved animation studio is just as fallible as the rest of the industry. On today’s episode of Film Club, our critics A.A. Dowd and Katie Rife discuss the merits and missteps of the 22nd film from Pixar.
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