Monday, December 3, 2012

Wreck it Ralph

Since Disney bought Pixar I was always concern about the future of one of the most successful companies of animation in Hollywood. Pixar always write and conceptualize great films, great stories, great characters. But probably one of the most important legacies is teach other companies, how to make good 3D animated movies, finally Disney is learning how to do it.

Wreck it Ralph is a film based on a famous video game from the 80's. The story is about Ralph who is responsible of wreck everything on the game "Wreck it Ralph" while at the same time Fix it Felix jr fix the destruction from Ralph.

Tired of doing the same typical destruction Ralph wants to be recognize as a very important part of the game. So he embarks into an adventure that take's him inside other games to win the prize and comes back successful.

Due a serious of events Ralph cause problems with other game characters and put in risk the existence of his own game.

The film is fun, entertaining and well tough. Great cast voices by John C Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer.

Life of Pi

Human beings usually face roads of happiness and suffering thought life, faith is one of those elements who keeps dreams alive, but also help us as a safety net to overcome obstacles, such as goals and losses.

This is the kind of elements that conform the story of "LIFE OF PI" a fantasy story based on a book under the same name. The film directed by Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) Pi which his full name is Piscine Molitor is an indian boy that live with his parents in India. Pi dad's owns a zoo, but due economic problems PI dad's choose to sell all the animals and move with the family to Canada on a ship.

During a storm PI lost of his family on a shipwreck and end up stranded for 227 days in the middle of the ocean with a tiger "Richard Parker" which are the only animal survivor.

The film explore faith, the will to live and marvels of live under any circumstances. Ang Lee filming is beautiful, Claudio Miranda cinematography is fantastic, Tim Squyres editing is beautiful but one of the most amazing achievements in the film is the original score by Mychael Dana.

To experience Life of Pi, you have to see it in 3D, this way you can see the wonderful visual effects y such a marvelous filming.