‘ONWARD’ Movie Preview: Pixar’s Latest is Fun
Onward is a good Pixar movie with a heartfelt, if emotionally manipulative storyline, and plenty of film magic to propel it forward. Pixar is kicking off its 2020 with the first of two original movies, Onward. Since releasing their first feature-length film in 1995 that being Toy Story,the animation studio returns with an original film in Onward, which tells the story of two elf brothers who go on a magical quest to complete a spell that would let them spend a day with their dead father. With a script by Dan Scanlon – who also serves as the film’s director – Jason Headley and Keith Bunin, Onward follows a fairly standard road trip/magical quest storyline. Ian (Tom Holland) and Barley (Chris Pratt) are average teenage elf brothers living in a world where magic has been all but forgotten in favor of technology. But when they receive a wizard’s staff left to them by their long-dead father and a spell to bring him back for a day, Ian learns he has a propensity for magic. However, when the spell goes slightly wrong and only brings back their dad’s legs, the brothers will have to go on a quest to find a Phoenix Gem so that they can finish the spell and spend as much time with their father as possible. But, of course, they’ll run into plenty of magical hijinks along the way.
The movie is scheduled to be released in Kenyan Cinemas on March 28th.
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