Conclusion: Meet the Robinsons snuck in under the radar during its theatrical run this summer, but it's a wonderful movie -- by far Disney's best in several years -- and is well-worth discovering on Blu-ray. Anderson introduces each one to explain the reasoning behind the deletions. It's not the type of thing you're likely to watch all the way through or gasp! It's a touch that will be appreciated by those who recognize the long tradition of Disney animation. Fell in love with the face expression of the little boy at the end of the video. Almost on par with the best Disney 3D titles.
So as not to spoil the plot, I'll simply say that it's a touching futurist family friendly animated movie which may cause you to weep in certain places and laugh hysterically in others. There's some repetition with the commentary, but everyone is engaging and the featurette is over long before it has a chance to become boring. The crisp dialogue is naturally spread across the front channels and sounds nice and even. After 2005's Chicken Little made it look like the longtime master of animation had reduced itself to imitating pupils whose near-sighted styles brought them quick cash, Meet the Robinsons restores some of the Disney studio's confidence in storytelling. As far as collisions between Disney movies and pop music go, these two are good and tolerable, respectively. Nothing about Meet the Robinsons' razor sharp and richly textured image disappoints.
In the future he meets his wacky, crazy family of which some members live in the present with him. We just watched this movie for the first time about a year ago. This movie is mature and sophisticated, not like the goofiness of typical children movies. Lewis is an extremely bright 12 years old orphaned boy who was abandoned by his mother as a baby. I hope 'Meet the Robinsons' proves to be a sign of things to come, rather than a fluke that simply followed the Pixar formula to success. Get ready to Meet The Robinsons - in amazing Disney 3D! As soon as Lewis strolls in, he's bombarded with questions by Wilbur Robinson, an oddball teenager with a cowlick coif and questionable credentials as a time-cop from the future. It's not as in-depth as one would like and it's expectedly glossy, revealing a few interesting tidbits but mostly just allowing upbeat sound bites from an appropriately expansive group of interview subjects to talk up the film.
Though the scatterbrained Bowler Hat Guy isn't quite as funny as the movie believes him to be, his pursuits provide some laughs and he is revealed to have some depth. Headed up by Stephen Anderson, the featurette then delves into the unconventional process of Meet the Robinsons being storyboarded in its entirety and screened for the studio before getting the green light, and the footage shown gives some indication how drastically the movie changed over the years. There are the usual lessons learned for us all, like when someone is encouraged it makes for confidence, failure is the key to success and should be celebrated as such, forgiveness and second chances. Meet the Robinsons is the strongest movie to come out of the studio in quite a long time, and hopefully it's just a hint of what we can look forward to in the years to come. Right before his invention is to be unveiled, he is intercepted by another boy his same age who warns him that a man has come to steal his invention, and he knows this because he is in the future. Game -- Take Aim And Save The City Of The Future From The Evil Bowler Hats Inventions That Shaped The World -- Meet Real-Life Visionary Thinkers Who Changed The World Family Function 5000 Game -- Help Lewis Before His Family Is Erased Forever Music Videos Inventing The Robinsons -- Follow The Development Of The Film From Concept To Creation Audio Commentary -- By Director Stephen Anderson With Special Guest Appearance 5. Through in superb textures, fantastic distinction in hair, solid colors, great lighting and no lost information whatsoever, and this is a 3D winner.
Since the same strengths and weaknesses from that 2007 release ring true again, here they are. The tubes in the future house are also a major mess, as they look twice as wide as they should be. Join Lewis, a brilliant young inventor who sets off on a time-traveling quest to save the future and find the family he never knew. Meet the Robinsons 2007 Screenshots from another edition of Lewis is an orphan who dreams of finding a family. Though the last few Feature Animation releases didn't, it nearly goes without saying that Robinsons is treated to some eye-catching packaging.
Lewis has all but given up hope in his future when a mysterious boy named Wilbur Robinson whisks our bewildered hero away in a time machine and the two travel forward in time to spend a day with Wilbur's eccentric family. The voice acting comes through perfectly, nicely balanced in the mix against the music and whirring sound effects. Even armed to the teeth with a variety of snacks, a handful of toys, and plenty of napkins, I fully expected my son to make it all of twenty minutes. In a world filled with flying cars and floating cities, they hunt down Bowler Hat Guy, save the future and uncover the amazing secret of Lewis' future family. The movie can be summed up with a quote from Walt Disney himself, which appears at the end of the movie, and is an important theme for one of the plots. I do not know why because I never read them.
Starting with the lines for , Roger has especially enjoyed the Star Wars franchise, culminating with his attendance at the Washington, D. Instead, we carefully select only the most exciting and unique stories to write about. I'm geeky enough to have wanted to hear more about the technical end of things, which gets kind of short thrift on the disc, but this is a solid featurette. The bonus features are decent and standard for a Disney release. Well, except for Lewis, who tries to dig up those long-lost memories of his mother from when he was a teeny, tiny baby by building a memory scanner, leading to lots of sleepless nights for him and his baseball-crazed roommate Goob. This Blu-ray 3D release can be, at times, great, great viewing material, and makes for a solid catalog title to flesh out a collection. For starters, it's no longer Region A locked.
This film was actually converted to 3D in post-production at Industrial Light and Magic. Goob does not turn evil. But once you figured out what is going on, the movie deserves to have company with some great science fiction projects. If anywhere, it ought to have gone at the end of the end credits. It was on sale for a great price and it is a must own. Director Stephen Anderson chimes in with a great audio commentary, focusing much more on the way the characters and story evolved throughout the lengthy development process rather than the nuts and bolts of production.