Up It's getting a bit repetitive saying "Pixar has done it again." But here goes: Pixar has done it again. The 10th film off the animation… Up It's getting a bit repetitive saying "Pixar has done it again." But here goes: Pixar has done it again. The 10th film off the animation…
Movie on DVD Review

Up (2009)

Up | BALLOON BOY Ed Asner gets a lift as Up 's grumpy hero
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BALLOON BOY Ed Asner gets a lift as Up's grumpy hero
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Nov 10, 2009; DVD Release Date: Nov 10, 2009; Movie Rated: PG; Genres: Animation, Kids and Family; With: Ed Asner; Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

It's getting a bit repetitive saying ''Pixar has done it again.'' But here goes: Pixar has done it again. The 10th film off the animation powerhouse's assembly line, Up is a lighter-than-air fable about a crotchety old widower (Ed Asner in gruff Lou Grant mode) who floats to South America in a rickety house tethered to thousands of balloons, with a chubby little stowaway along for the ride. Like most Pixar features, the setup is the best part. But really, that's splitting hairs — the entire movie's a gem. EXTRAS include a wonderfully nerdy commentary from directors Pete Docter and Bob Peterson, and a new original short starring Dug, Up's lovably dumb mutt. A-

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Originally posted Nov 04, 2009 Published in issue #1075 Nov 13, 2009 Order article reprints