Before explaining why I liked this movie, I'd like to point out that the main idea of the movie is NOT that you need find your purpose to have a happy life. It's the exact opposite! I'm not saying this just to be a professor, but because it's really important and that's why I loved the film so much. You don't need to be fixated about something to find a meaning in your life. You need to savour it and learn to enjoy the little moments instead of waiting for something big to happen to reach happiness. It's so profound and refreshing. A movie just about a guy waiting for his big moment and feeling fulfilled after having reached it would have been dull, boring, trite and most of all wrong, like pretty much all "self-help" advices.Instead the opposite idea is presented and if you just pay attention to the dialogues -and the story, really- you'll understand what I mean and most importantly what you might apply to make your everyday life better.But back to the movie I've got to say I almost cried as the end was approaching as much as I was going to turn off the tv when the movie started. The whole initial setting reminded me too much of Inside Out, a film I quite disliked, so I was worried it was a copy of it (it kind of is in the beginning). But luckily the second half steered away from it and developed in one of the most moving film I've seen in a long time. Undoubtedly one of Pixar's best.
Soul is another triumph for PixarAbout the meaning and purpose of life and trying to find yourself in there Funny, Emotional and Fullfilling
An amazing movie, and a masterclass in storytelling and existentialism without beating you over the head with it.
That was... fine? Not amazing. Sure, the core message is cute and meaningful, but something about the execution leaves much to be desired. This is nowhere near the brilliance and depth of Coco, nor does it have anywhere near the emotional catharsis of Inside Out. Still better than most animation movies out there, clearly, but not one of Pixar's best.
The message of Soul is what sticks out the most and the more one thinks about it, the better it becomes. Another major achievement from Pixar.
I don't know what it is about Pete Doctor Pixar films, but they don't appeal to me nearly as much to me as they do to other people.
Like, saying it's bad would be foolish, it's too well made for that.The animation is top notch, as are the cinematography, colour grading and score.Also, I praise Pete's ability gift for taking abstract ideas and making them concrete and fun.Most of it is presented in a weird and artsy way, which is always risky for a film of this caliber (and I praise him all the more for it).
However, just like with Inside Out, I thought this was overall just fine, and mostly massively overhyped.First of all, the set up of the film feels really rushed.They push through a massive amount of concepts in the first act, and none of them are given any time to breathe.The second act is ... occasionally funny, but reminiscent of many, many things I've seen before. I've seen body swap movies (e.g. Jumanji and its sequels) and movies about extraordinary characters discovering earth (e.g. Elf, and frankly a ton of other films) .There are some emotional moments in the third act, but they feel neutered because you know where everything is going at this point.Also, I’m not going to call the movie ‘profound’ because there is a bit of subtext in it.
don't worry about finding your spark or your purpose
just living and appreciating life to the fullest is worth the time
besides the story. I really really liked the art style of this film.. it was so unique and empowered the story
A bit too difficult of a topic to put to film and though the story was well done, everything else about it was more confusing than not. Inside Out tackled emotions perfectly, Coco handled death and finding yourself perfectly. This just.... kind of meandered in the middle of both while not really succeeding or failing. Not a bad movie but not anywhere near mind-blowing Pixar level either.
“Life is full of possibilities. You just need to know where to look. Don't miss out on the joys of life.”
Soul is a fantastic movie. This was one of my most anticipated films of the year and after reading an abundance of overly positive reviews I started to build very high expectations. For the first time this year all of my expectations were met and some even exceeded. I had forgotten about how undescribable the feeling of watching a truly fantastic Pixar film could be, watching this all the more confirmed that Pixar is undoubtedly my favorite studio in the business. The plot is great it’s an unpredictable and extremely original story. It’s a story that questions every aspect of life while also reassuring the beauty of living life to the fullest. The story is full of unpredictable plot points that creates a engagingly fun tone. There is a few minor flaws with the story the most notable one being that there is a couple negligible plot holes.
The pacing is great since it’s such an incredibly fun story there isn’t a single slow or uninteresting moment. The voice acting is fantastic from Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. I was hesitant at first about how their voices would fit with the characters but I was surprised at how well their voices fit with the personality of Joe Gardener and 22. Both characters are very well crafted characters that will most likely grow to become some of the most memorable Pixar characters. Moonwind, Terry, and the multiple Jerry’s are great supporting characters as well.
The direction is fantastic from Pete Doctor and Kemp Powers, both men are some of the most promising men in Hollywood and through their directorial choices it’s obvious that they wanted to make this film like nothing that had been made before. When it comes to directors of animated films it doesn’t get much better than Pete Doctor. It’s hard to believe that he has never been nominated for Best Director at any of the major awards. The script is fantastic it’s an intelligent and very well layered script full of beautiful pieces of dialogue. The animation is phenomenal it’s realistic animation while also displaying cartoonish looking characters.
The score is great it’s a simplistic and memorable score. The humor is fantastic this film is full of hilarious jokes, gags, and one liners. From watching the trailers the main thing I was worried about was that the humor would be dry but I was honestly surprised at how many times I was laughing. What always impresses me with (most) Pixar films is that they near perfectly balance genuinely hilarious humor and intense yet soft emotion. In terms of the Oscars I feel this film will definitely win Best Animated Feature and possibly (hopefully) get a nomination for Best Picture. Also I could definitely see this film getting a nomination for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score. The ending is a completely satisfying ending that leaves you to infer what happens next with the characters. Overall Soul is an extraordinarily emotional and incredibly well made film that will truly be considered an animated classic in the future.
(9 out of 10)
I cried and I never cry watching anything
This movie is one awesome way to end 2020.
This is the movie the world needs now. I've got nothing else to say. And now I understand why the Knicks suck.
Soul is a much more effective film than Pixars recent output. The exposition dump thats far too familiar in Inside Out and Coco is more effectivly spread across the films first act, and interwoven organically into the narrative. That alone gave this an air of prestige above Pixars last five or so movies. It's unfortunate that that skill doesn't extend into the films closing act, as last-minute rule changing tears immersion apart, much like Lukes force ghost in The Last Jedi did. Specifically, Joe takes a MacGuffin back into the soul realm. How this is made possible isn't bookmarked at all earlier in the film. The logic halted the films momentum for me. There are a handful of simular rule breaks, but this one in particular is the most significant for me.
For most of the film, I was immersed and engaged, and teared up in places... but the occasional lump in the creative process prevented me from fully connecting with the narrative.
Regardless though, I believe this to be my favourite Pixar film in the last 10-20 years.
EDIT: Egh, this technically is bookmarked near the start of the film, as 'souls' are seen to bring items they resonate with with them when they're "in the zone". Maybe they didn't highlight this clearly enough, or maybe the intensity of that particular info dump was too dense to properly consume. In my opinion, the information dropped during that scene should have been spread out a bit more.
'Soul' didn't connect with me on any deep level, but it is an undoubtedly sweet film. It attempts a lot of heart and I respect that. Jamie Foxx has been in some of my favourite films and he is good as Joe here. I also like the casting of Graham Norton as Moonwind.
One thing that probably stopped me thoroughly enjoying this is the animation and character design, particularly when in the "Great Beyond". It's not that it looks bad, or anything close, but I just found it a bit too plain. I never felt attached to any of the characters or settings there. I did, though, enjoy the sounds and music, especially in the aforementioned afterlife area. They do do that nicely.
It's definitely a good film and one with a nice and honourable message, I just needed that something extra to enjoy it more personally.
[7.8/10] Soul isn’t an entirely new thought for co-director Pete Docter. It is, in many ways, it’s a counterpoint to the message from Docter’s Up -- if you spend so much time lamenting the adventure you never had, you’ll miss the great adventure that was your life. In Soul, Doctor, co-writer/director Kemp Powers suggest that the heart of life is simply living, to take in the moments grand and small that give your existence meaning, separate and apart from much-ballyhooed but slippery notions like “purpose.”
It’s true to form for Docter’s oeuvre which, alongside other Pixar classics like Inside Out, often praise the notion of stopping to smell the roses and appreciating the beauty of what you have, rather than constantly reaching for fulfillment through some external goal or alternate state of being one strains to achieve. What distinguishes Soul is the way it puts two opposing forces and perspectives on opposite sides of that ability to enjoy life and appreciate living it for what it is: obsession and insecurity.
Docter, Powers, and fellow writer Mike Jones represent the notion of obsession through the film’s protagonist, Joe Gardner, a middle school band teacher with aspirations of being a great Jazz musician. The plot of the film centers on Joe dying just before he gets what he believes will be his big break and trying to finagle his way back to this mortal coil and his Earthly body so that he can get it.
That path allows Doctor, Powers, and company to invent a new world to explore and rules to discover, much as in Inside Out. This film’s conception of the afterlife includes a conveyor belt to The Great Beyond, whatever comes after our existence; the You Seminar, a place where not-yet-born souls are molded and prepared for life; a series quantum entangled guides with 2D frames and Picasso-like designs who all go by “Jerry”; a plane of lost souls too obsessed with some quest and another of artists and other creatives “in the zone,” with the divisions between the two being not so deep; and Terry, a persnickety accountant who means to keep everything in order and is the closest this spiritually-focused film has to an antagonist.
This universe may not be as outright fun and exciting as the realms conjured in Inside Out and Monsters Inc. were, but it’s just as creative, finding avenues for our heroes to make mischief, rules to be bent and broken, and an open canvas upon which Soul can paint its themes in whatever fantastical ways the film’s team wishes.
It also gives them a setting to introduce the personification of the other half of the film’s central theme, the one centered on self-doubt and hesitation -- Number 22. She’s a not-yet-born soul who’s been mentored by a who’s who of famous faces, managed to fill out the rest of her pre-birth personality punch card, but hasn’t found the last “spark” necessary to earn her Earth pass.
The twist is that she doesn’t want to earn it, content with her routines and comfortable existence in this ethereal plane, and resistant to any effort to prompt her to discover that spark and move on. Late in the film, Soul reveals that the source of Number 22’s resistance isn’t simple stubbornness or orneriness, but rather a fog of insecurity and the sense that she’s not good enough. Her hesitance to go down to Earth provides fodder for a buddy comedy, where Joe will help her gain her Earth pass so that he can use it to go back and get his big break, and she can stay there without having to be born.
Frankly, it’s the least successful part of the film, which given Docter’s standards, isn’t so bad. There’s a lot of standard body switching, odd couple zaniness when by accident, Number 22 ends up in Joe’s body and Joe ends up inhabiting a cat. There’s slapstick gags about each learning to walk and operate their new meatsuits, freaking out normals who don’t know what’s going on, and some observational humor about New York City in the particular.
It’s all perfectly fine, but not as spritely or invigorating as the adventures of Mike and Sully, or Carl and Russel, or Joy and Sadness -- which really just means the film’s more kid-friendly antics only suffer for the sterling company they keep.
It’s visuals, on the other hand, are fantastic. The ethereal blue hue of the afterlife and cartoony caricatures of various souls are a little more uniform, but still can boast a slick but welcoming aesthetic. The representations of artists lost “in the zone” is impressionistic and beautiful. And montages of the important moments in these characters’ life have the feeling of a Terrence Mallick film.
The only complaint to register on that front is that sometimes the animation is, frankly, too good. In the scenes set on Earth, the characters move with such recognizable weight and distinctive gestures that at some points, it creates a dissonance with the exaggerated facial features and other physical design choices for the major players. At times, the balance between realism and cartooniness veers a little too close to the former for comfort.
But amid all that zaniness and computer-animation wonder, the cinch that emerges so often in buddy comedies peeks out once more between Joe and Number 22 -- that each had something the other needed to see and hear. For Number 22, it’s the chance to walk a mile in Joe’s shoes, in this case literally.
She harbored such fear and self-doubt over what living would mean in the abstract, whether she would measure up in theory, until she actually had the chance to experience life , and saw that, in practice, it means a cornucopia of invigorating sights and sounds and tastes and experiences that made her ready to take the leap. What she needed to punch her ticket was not a purpose, it was just a readiness to live, one she was able to achieve by getting to try it out through Joe’s eyes. His scolding later reinstills the self-doubt she’d been harboring, but his reassurances give her the inspiration and strength she needs to shed those hang-ups and dive in.
For Joe, the experience ironically allows him to see his life through Number 22’s eyes, to see the connections both big and small that he’s been compartmentalizing in favor of his single-minded pursuit of a jazz career. He realizes the little things in life -- the fall of a leaf, the sound of a musician in the subway, the conversation about life with his barber that he never had that give it meaning apart from any grand goal-based measuring stick. He and 22 have open-hearted conversations with his student, his barber, and even his mother, that unlock a world of connection and fulfillment he’d missed up until that point.
In essence, his epiphany is much like Carl’s in Up, namely that his life was already rich and full of things that made and make it worthwhile; he was just so fixated on his goal that he’d been missing them all this time. In the film’s most beautiful and heart-rending moment, he recalls all those little wisps of his life that were not flashy, but which filled his heart with joy, and realize that they’re the things that animate his existence, that are truly necessary for it feel fulfilling, not the chance to play jazz with one of his idols.
He tells that idol that his big professional triumph didn’t feel the way he thought it would, and she replies with a parable about a fish in search of the ocean who can only see water. The world doesn’t change for Joe, either our world or the next; it’s his perspective that does. The moral of seeing the beauty in everyday life and interactions, beyond just our grand projects, is not a novel one in Docter’s filmography. But Soul is another thoughtful, spirited, moving rendition, made no less poignant or beautiful for being a variation on one of its composers’ favorite melodies.
My favourite Pixar film since Up. I think Pete Doctor is peak Pixar.
«We don’t assign purposes. Where did you get that idea? [...]A spark isn’t a soul’s purpose. Oh, you mentors and your passions. Your purposes. Your meanings of life. So basic». __«Non assegniamo scopi. Come ti è venuto in mente? [...] La scintilla non è lo scopo di una persona. Oh, voi mentori e le vostre passioni. I vostri scopi e il senso della vita! Così basici!».
Gorgeous!!! I'm all about this message that you do not need to lead a great big successful life/career for your life to have meaning. I do think it might have been a little abstract for little kids who were watching to get it, but hey i'm glad i counted as the target audience for this cus I truly had a great time watching it. Beautiful music, beautiful animation and such great humour too!! Pixar is killing it.
This movie has a lot of... personality (pysch, gotcha.)
Seriously, though, I had mentioned before that The Good Dinosaur had the best-looking animation in a Pixar film. Well, it's absolutely been usurped. This film balances extremely detailed textures and, er, details with some of the most unique character designs I've ever seen (in regards to the soul world).
The wacky hijinks in the second act felt kind of derivative, like they just did what was expected of a typical kid's movie, but that climactic scene was so full of emotion. It's hard to fault this movie for anything major because it simply shines in almost every way, from the animation, to the music, to even the voice acting (Jaime Foxx pulled all the stops!).
Plus, I really enjoy jazz music, so I might be a little biased.
This is amazing, enjoyed it very much.
deep stuff this one, PIXAR.
[Disney +] Pete Doctor said at BFI London that "Inside out" had prepared him for "Soul". It's, in fact, a more complex film, a reflection on the "soul" that makes us who we are, a life lesson that is committed to enjoying it every minute. Technically, it's perhaps the best Pixar film, the most open in design, the one that combines in a three-dimensionality of a place outside of space and time that is overwhelming.
The most mature and deep movie from Pixar I've ever watched. It is a so heartwarming story and the music was just so well worked. I loved it.
There's some minor stuff to nipick, like the short Jerry stuff doesn't add much, but fuck man, I teared up during this. An absolutely wonderful film I would show to anyone, everyone who worked on this film should be proud of themselves.
a masters take on “it’s in the little things”
OR the most beautiful film that’s ever made me question my existence
A really enjoyable movie to very likely close out 2020 from my movie list.
Superb animation as always, superb thought and detail in the scenes. The star of the film... the cat! Love the cat - the poise and balance an overweight feline can have on a slim shoulder... wow
Truly a phenomenal movie. The film was a little more predictable than I would’ve preferred but it worked in this case. It simply worked to drive home the ultimate point of the movie: it was never about having a single purpose in life. The cute and funny moments we got as we watched the movie are ultimately a metaphor for the way you should be living your life. I would really recommend this film to anyone and all ages, because it’s never too late to start living, not even for Joe.
For me, Soul sits solidly in the mid-tier for Pixar, which of course means that it's still better than at least 90% of other films. Likely would have still been in 2020's top ten films even if all the original releases went as planned for the year.
(My viewing of this was slightly hampered by the fact that in the UK, the BBC chose Coco as it's Christmas Day offering and Coco is arguably Pixar's best film, so it did sadly overshadow Soul just a bit).
I loved this, just like I loved inside out, but in the end I hoped to see 22 life and how it turned out, I wanted to know so badly
Existentialism without the yada yada. I really enjoyed it!
Go for it. That's it. Enjoy.
2.5 points -> Cinematography (0-3)1.6 points -> Acting and Characters (0-2)2.5 points -> Plot (0-3)0.9 points -> Score (0-1)
0.8 -> enjoyed the movie. (0-1)
Aka. 8.3 points
The concept that a person's personality and character traits are formed and locked-down before they're even conceived is a very problematic message to have.A couple of scenes were handled better, albeit a little hamfisted, namely the barber shop scene, the one where Joe talked to 22's lost soul, and the ending.The jazz music was rather unremarkable and too "mystical".
As others have said, way better than most animation movies nowadays, as usual. However, it's nowhere near Pixar's best, like Inside Out. It looks stunning and the concept is interesting, so I'm not really sure why it didn't really resonate with me. It tries to explore pretty profound topics, but ends up being a little basic.
I mean, yeah, enjoy the little things, I guess. Is that it...?
This movie was just good, the message is conveyed yet, there is something missing. I would've loved to see 22 turned into a future daughter of Joe. Besides, there is no information on Joe's love, definitely there was something missing. The message kind of reminds me of this Colourful anime movie.
I think that was the first Pixar movie that I din't cry. Still good, but someting's missing.
There go Pixar and their amazing movie. God, the amination is just so beautiful. This is the kind of movie that you should watch in the theater, the applause after the movie end, amazing soundtrack as well
This was as confusing as Tenner. Ok, I'm just kidding. But it will take a couple of viewings to understand the world rules set by the writer. I'm sure the movie lost the kids audience during the first minutes in the afterword.
Did he commit suicide at one point?
I was a little cautious, because it’s becoming a trend that mainstream animated entertainment can lean toward become preachers, peddling cultural theology, worshipping science or the self, and the title seemed prime for that bend, but this movie grooves at a different level. I think people of all religious stripes will see a common life lesson here. Beyond that, it’s fun, beautifully animated, wonderfully cast and just a really great movie (and you don’t have to love jazz to like it, but if you do, that’s a bonus). I give this film an 8 (great) out of 10 [Animated Fantastic Adventure]
while I am happy to see Disney being so ambitious I found that like some other animated “issue movies” it had to do so much explaining and jumping through increasingly tangled narrative hoops that it lost coherence by the end.
Pixar toys with jazz and the afterlife in this quirky, blissful rumination on the nature of inspiration and the meaning of life. The film's superficial framework involves an optimistic high school music teacher, trapped in a body-swap triangle with a wary spirit and an emotional therapy cat, but it's really all about a sweeping sense of discovery, about celebrating the miracle of consciousness and the little daily pleasures we all take for granted.
In-between crisp, validating episodes on a lovely day in autumnal NYC, we also play with a heap of peculiar, interesting ground rules and unusual conundrums on an odd, colorful alternate plane of being. This gives the creative team both the time and liberty to really go for it, a chance to portray all manner of abstract visual concepts in their own distinctive fashion and, to the surprise of none, I'm sure, they're an unparalleled success. A theoretical masterpiece in motion. Those scenes, plus the equally hypnotic musical breaks when our narrator sits down behind a piano keyboard and lets the moment sweep him away, had me wrapped up from the first hit.
No surprise this is from the same director who brought us Monsters Inc., Up and Inside Out: it's a perfect spiritual successor to that powerful string of rich, emotive, conceptual heavyweights. Come for the wacky comic situations, the top-notch voice acting (Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey fit together like a jigsaw puzzle) and the flashy renderings (Pixar's visual team has leveled-up yet again), stay for the life lessons and mind-easing philosophical notes. A groovy, stimulating, feel-good wonder.
This is the most bizarre animation movie yet. Definitely not a kids movie. Weird scenario from the get go.Terrible!!
An okay movie, enjoyable but not a masterpiece.
The movie feels rushed, and that is probably because the character dies within the first 5 minutes without even knowing the character, the naming is confusing when the movie talks about 'jazz' as 'a spark' and actually is about character.
Animation is top notch, but again, I feel since pixar is part of Disney everything seems rushed. You can see the rendering is probably the best as it can be in animation, but the cookie cutter characters design feels very 'rushed'. The design feels copied from 'Coco' and 'Inside out', same goes for the storyline, so no originality there.
All and all a enjoyable movie, top notch animation, feels like rushed copy/paste story and execution.
My guess is they tried to create an intellectual film such as Inside-out but focusing this time on souls but they failed because maybe souls are more complex than thoughts or maybe not more complex but more controversial. What is a soul after all? I liked the film. It strated slow, I perceived, but eventually it became another good picture from Pixar. I am sorry, I could not avoid to note this absurd: if souls don't have senses like touch or taste, why do they hear?
Incredible inspiring movie, Teach you that life is not about goals, achievements and careers, it's about enjoying whatever you do and every minute of it.
The switching bodies thing is so overdone now, but this film really uses it to it's advantage and is probably one of the best example of it done well.
Here i think that the first and second act were good, but I was wondering where the Pixar spark was. But then the third act came in and swept the floor with their emotionally manipulative and stupidly good story telling.
It was very mature storytelling For a Disney movie And makes you think
This movie falls somewhere in the middle of the Pixar catalog of movies. I've seen much better and definitely much worse. The themes in the movie are excellent as is the final scene. The problem that the movie has is that from an enjoyable perspective it is just average.
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Let me start by saying that when they went that way with the New York Knicks, I laughed so hard, it has been awhile since a joke landed so amazingly for me!
Anyway Pixar's Soul has a lot of Soul, it has all the working Pixar ingredients, Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey are having chemistry, the premise is great, what I got out of it is that you have to enjoy the little things in life. And the animation was solid like always.
But I was shocked it only clocked in at 90 minutes. Loved the ending but it was all so sudden. Because it said 110 minutes on Disney Plus and it has 20 minutes of credits. That must be one of the longer ones?
Soul is a delightful trip and a great way to start what hopefully is an amazing 2021!
Happy New Year!!!
This movie was deep on so many levels...well done PIXAR.
A very enjoyable movie. Pixar knocks it out of the park again. There's something really special about their animation style that I have not seen in other animation studios.The journey Joe Gardner goes on is enjoyable, educational, and emotional. And the music is really great. It's always great to hear Jazz, Blues, Soul music as the musical score to a movie rather than hip-hop and pop.
How I rate:1-3 :heart: = seriously! don't waste your time4-6 :heart: = you may or may not enjoy this7-8 :heart: = I expect you will like this too9-10 :heart: = movies and TV shows I really love!
Chubby fat cat. Just watch it.
3 Thoughts After Watching ‘Soul’:
The film was super cute and creative, but it’s the message that really stands out here. Such a beautiful reminder to — no matter your passions and the ambitions they carry you to — cherish the journey of your life. The grand act of simply being alive. It’s ALL that matters in the end.
I really enjoyed the score, the way it contributed to the dreamy, surreal atmosphere of the realms beyond earth. The jazz. The emotion. Beautiful.
It felt similar to other Pixar titles to me. A little Inside Out. A little Up. The short Out. Even a little Wreck It Ralph. So it didn’t feel wholly original. But still sweet.
I’ve seen more better from pixar and felt this one was lacking that spark but i did enjoy it, it’s got a warming message and deep and all very true so yeah overall lovely film.
Amazing movie about living and how you are living your life. Lessons about passion and purpose, and a great message. It was just an awesome movie.
Its an ok movie. Really over hyped and can be a but arty farty, but it is about jazz. Some good funny bits but it felt too much like Inside Out which again wasnt the best.
I don't think this will be as memorable as certain other Pixar films - Inside Out, Toy Story, Coco - but it's still pretty good. Perhaps this is one that will resonate more with adults, especially those who are jaded, tired, and frustrated with the struggles of life.
this film made me cry, TWICE. I am even getting teary-eyed while writing this. For all of us, 2020 has been a really tough year, here's to another year of living and being alive!an absolute joy to watch! stay safe and happy people, and happy holidays!!
Such beauty and amazing story. Thank you Pixar team!
That gave me back hope into movies after the disappointment of ww84 last night.
A beautiful message. That was a very good moment watching this movie.
I watched it in a loud crowded living room on Christmas. So I can’t say I got to get completely into it or hear it lol. From what I did get from it. I expected better from the great reviews. Though there were touching and funny moments.
Perfect animated feature for 9 year old jazz aficionados in therapy for their mid life crisis.
Nice, Cute, Funny, amazing and great with a lot of :heart:, typical Pixar bullshit.
Beautiful film; classic Pixar. Really makes you think.
Great movie for both young and „old“. Surprisingly deep for a movie by Disney but it has also a lot of charme and humor. Highly recommend „Soul“.
Boring movie. I fell asleep
The movie is GREAT! It gets really good and emotional by the last 30 minutes. I only gave it an 8 because I like shorter stories. The movie is 1h40min. I get that they create situations to build context, but maybe if it was like 1h20 without losing the message and emotions it would be a 10. Some jokes are not that funny too - veeery simple jokes like that one of the cat falling off the hospital bed, maybe aimed for kids - but the final message is good. Pixar really knows how to touch people.
Pixar has managed to combine the best musical elements of Whiplash and Her with the existential ones of The Truman Show in a little over 90 minutes. The Christmas present we all deserve after this year.
One of those Pixar movies that makes parents feel a lot more than kids. Creative and with the purpose of touching us to think about our purpose. Amazing
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