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Jason Isaacs voices Siddeley the jet in this follow-up to Pixar's beloved animated fable

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:54 am

Uh, oh. Pixar has missed the mark for the first time in its history. Here's a right skewering from the NY Times (luckily Jason isn't even mentioned):

Through it all, he talks and talks and talks, mangling idioms and missing the point in an exaggerated drawl that would make even the cast of “Hee-Haw” wince. . . . Southern-fried Mater is dumb, excitable and puppy-dog loyal, his idiot-savant automotive expertise grounded in humble, blue-collar simplicity. I doubt anyone will protest much, but Pixar has now found its redneck Jar-Jar Binks. Such a proud moment.


http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/mo ... s&emc=mua1

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:13 am

Another from the Washington Post is a bit better (still no mention of Jason :rave):

As lovable as Mater is, let’s face it: A little bit of Larry the Cable Guy goes a long way. . . . It’s a visually stunning film. Unfortunately, the sequel shortchanges the very relationships that gave the first movie its surprising heart.

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