What is it? Toy Story 4 is the fourth sequel to the Toy Story movies that we didn’t know we needed. It is already quite difficult for a second movie to do as well as the first, let alone the third. But having a fourth movie? Even being able to release a fourth movie is an achievement for any movie franchise. Being able to come out with a fourth movie that still wows the audience as much as the others is truly a commendable feat, and one that has only PIXAR has been able to ever achieve. Scoring a whopping 98% on Rotten Tomatoes and being certified fresh, Toy Story 4 is not a usual disappointing sequel to say the least.
The plot begins as a new toy joins Woody and friends in toy owner Bonnie’s collection. Forky – the new toy – gets dug up as a spork from the trash by Bonnie who then transforms him into a toy. However, Forky does not want to be a toy as he thinks that he belongs in the trash. As Forky contemplates his existence as a toy, the gang helps him understand his purpose in life while realizing their own purposes.
When? Released in China’s cinemas on June 21, 2019.
Who’s in it? The voice cast features all the classic old members including Tom Hank as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, and Annie Potts as Bo Peep. There are also fantastic new additions such as Tony Hale as Forky, a new main character, and Jordan Peele as Bunny, and Keanu Reeves as Duke Caboom.
Why should I watch it? You should go see this film because it is wonderfully suitable for both adults and children alike. Toy Story 4 brings back nostalgia to older audiences while bringing a lot of joy to children now. Toy Story 4 grapples with existentialist themes as the characters and original audience grow older while still offering important but simple life lessons for the young ones. This movie is a must-see this summer, as not only is it a great sequel to the Toy Story franchise, it is a fantastic movie in its own right.
Where? You can buy the tickets to see it at various movie theaters across China, in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, here on our website.