Toy Story 2 Reviews

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August 6, 2012
No parent who's been roped into leading the troops to a matinee need fear being bored: gags are, Simpsons-like, conceived to tickle several generations at once.
August 6, 2012
Toy 2 is colorful and funny, and the computer-animation from Pixar Animation Studios creates a convincingly detailed environment for the toys.
August 6, 2012
Toy Story 2 is a brilliant example of that rarest of Hollywood phenomena a sequel to a major hit film thats as good, if not better, than the original.
August 6, 2012
Pixar's 1995 Toy Story and its superlative 1999 sequel ushered in the supremacy of computer-generated animation.
August 6, 2012
They've done it again. The folks who brought you 'Toy Story now present Toy Story 2, another clever, riotous tale of life in the toy lane.
August 6, 2012
Pixar, the animation studio that teamed with Disney for both movies, has broken technological ground since the first Toy Story, and TS2 shows off its newest expertise with one smart visual joke after another.
February 14, 2012
Against most odds, the sequel turned out to be at least as wonderful as Pixar's 1995 original -- maybe more so.
February 14, 2012
The toys are back with even more hilarious vengeance. The story's twice as inventive as its predecessor. And the vocal talents of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and others bring even fuller soul to the proceedings than before.
February 14, 2012
I forgot something about toys a long time ago, and Toy Story 2 reminded me. It involves the love, pity and guilt that a child feels for a favorite toy.
January 22, 2010
Seeing the film ten years later - and in the mighty shadow of Pixar's recent masterpieces - the film feels a little chaotic, safe, tired on its feet.
January 22, 2010
The film remains one of Pixar's finest moments. It's unexpectedly dark in tone, and, with its underlying theme of mortality and abandonment, it's perceptively written and superbly animated.
January 22, 2010
The sharp, clear shapes and planes, with their vivid colours and hyperreal light, promise to float in front of the audience's eyes, near and far, in something like the old-fashioned 3D way.
August 31, 2008
Pixar's improved computer animation is up to all the demands of this excellent adventure.
June 20, 2007
The movie's clearly articulated theme is whether life should be lived for the future or in the present, something both adults and children may find provocative.
June 24, 2006
The list of highlights is endless. Kids will love it; adults may react more deeply. Just wonderful.
June 18, 2002
Even though computer animation may seem like the coldest, least organic art form, the characters pulse with more humanity than most live actors can muster in a dozen mainstream movies.
December 10, 2001
Much work has gone into the 'story' as into the 'toy', making this a rewarding return to an indisputable visual treat.
April 10, 2001
A technical marvel that's packed to the margins with details and tricks, pathos and inside jokes, Toy Story 2 fulfills the immense promise of its predecessor where it might have diminished its charms.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Not just matches, but actually surpasses a delightful original.
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