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Double Feature! Reviews for Disney/Pixar’s “Cars” and “Planes”

We have a running joke in my family about Double Features. It stems from my dad and his buying my mom two pairs of tennis shoes for Christmas one year. He found it hilarious for some reason and I recall my mom whacking him with one of those shoes. (It’s one of those you-had-to-be-there situations.) So now we endeavor to buy my dad double features of every gift.

Anyway, that memory has nothing to do with this review.

I haven’t written a movie review in a while now, and for that I apologize, and say only this: the movies and TV shows I HAVE been watching cater to innocent young minds with short attention spans.

Sound like you? Okay, great!

Let’s focus on Disney/Pixar’s Cars (2006) and Disney’s Planes (2013). Seven years and Cars 2 lie between them but my three-year-old loves them both just the same. And why not? With talking vehicles of every kind, speedy action sequences, and brightly-colored animation, these two films are a young boy’s dream. (You know, before puberty ruins it all with . . . hormones.)  Continue reading Double Feature! Reviews for Disney/Pixar’s “Cars” and “Planes”