Last year I posted a top ten list ranking Pixar’s first ten films seeing how Up made for the animation studio’s tenth feature. This weekend Toy Story 3 comes out and I was taking a look over the list again, which went like this:
Looking it over I think I would change things around a bit now, especially since I have since received Blu-ray editions of Monsters, Inc., Up, Cars, Toy Story and Toy Story 2 giving me additional opportunities to watch each of them.
Up has particularly grown on me, as did Monsters, Inc., which seems to be a movie that gets better each time I see it. I can’t say the same thing about the Toy Story films, though I will always contend the first one is the best of the two, even though I will admit the opening sequence to Toy Story 2 was particularly impressive in 3D, even if the film itself doesn’t do much for me.
Cars is ranked a little too high on that first list as it really doesn’t hold up to what I remember it being as I was one of the few that actually liked it when it first came out, but I am starting to come around to the pack mentality. I said as much in my review of the Blu-ray late last year.
Prior to my screening of Toy Story 3 tomorrow night, here’s where I think I stand with a Pixar top ten at the moment:
You can read my original top ten piece here for some “at-the-time” explanations, but as with all things in life… my opinion keeps on a changin’.