Inside Out Reviews

February 14, 2018
It strains, it scuffles, it barely keeps the ball in the air. Like a desperate, ageing clown, the studio that made Toy Story, Monsters, Inc and Wall-E seems painfully aware that it must come up with something ever more dazzling.
October 11, 2017
Some viewers will probably be impressed that Inside Out contains a sequence that dramatizes the four stages of abstraction. But that doesn't make it a better movie.
April 14, 2016
The movie is frequently adorable. But it's liable to create more than a few existential crises in viewers entirely unprepared to handle them.
July 30, 2015
Looks good only in comparison to its disappointing predecessors.
June 19, 2015
'Inside Out' is a sad, emotionally loaded film that drains any initial exuberance like a faucet. Note to Pixar and Disney, please go back to making films that are more fun than not. I don't want to be bummed out watching a kid's film.
June 18, 2015
Inside Out, the latest Disney-Pixar coproduction, feels like a clever educational short stretched to feature length.
June 18, 2015
For all its clever touches, the personified emotions plot still feels like a story the school psychologist would've used to teach kids about their feelings. It feels simultaneously infantilized and aimed over kids' heads.