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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Paul Newman
Owen Wilson
Bonnie Hunt
Dan Whitney
Michael Keaton
Directors
John Lasseter
Screenwriters
John Lasseter
Running Time
121 minutes

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Plot
Arrogant race car Lightning McQueen (Wilson) is on the verge of superstardom, until a highway crash leaves him stranded in sleepy town Radiator Springs and sentenced to community service. Initially desperate to leave, he comes to appreciate the quiet life thanks to the town’s inhabitants..


Verdict
Judged against previous form, this is not Pixar firing on all cylinders, lacking the sophisticated comedy we’ve come to expect. Judged against fare from other studios, however, it’s a triumph.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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