Inside Out (2015)
Director: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen
Writers: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, Michael Arndt, Simon Rich, Bob Peterson, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler
Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, Kay Elle MacLachlan/ Paula Poundstone/ Bobby Moynihan/ Paula Pell/ David Goltz/ Frank Oz/ Josh Cooley/ Foley/ John Ratzenberger/ Carlos Alazraqui/ Pete Sagal/ Rashida Jones/ Rory Allen/ John Zigan/ Shirley Lane/ Laraine Newman/ Paris Von Dyck/…
Region: United States
Release: 2015-10-06 (Mainland China) / 2015-06-19 (USA)
Length: 95 minutes
Also known as: Brain Fun Friends (Hong Kong) / Brain Teasers (Taiwan) / Brain Wars / Brain Travel Notes / Little People in the Brain / Inside and Outside the Brain / From the Inside Out / Brain Out
Rating: IMDB 8.2 / Rotten Tomatoes 98%
Cute little girl Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) was born in an ordinary family in Minnesota. She grew up under the care of her parents since she was a child, and she has countless beautiful and sweet memories in her mind. Of course, these memories are also closely related to several partners that Riley has never met. They are the five main human emotions: Lele (voiced by Amy Poehl er), worry (voiced by Phyllis Smith) , Scared (voiced by Bill Hader), Tired (voiced by Mindy Kaling) and Rage (voiced by Lewis Black). As the leader of the team, Lele works with other partners to create more beautiful and precious memories for the little master. One day, Riley moved to San Francisco with her parents. The dirty and cramped apartment, the unfamiliar campus environment, and the gradual loss of friendship made Riley at a loss. Her negative emotions gradually accumulated, and her beautiful world gradually collapsed.
In order to protect all this, Lele can only act…
Inside Out is a 2015 animated film from Pixar Animation Studios. Directed by Pete Docter, it tells the story of an 11-year-old girl named Riley, whose emotions – Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust – are personified as characters in her mind. The film explores the inner workings of Riley’s mind as Joy and Sadness become accidentally trapped in long-term memory, and the remaining emotions try to keep Riley stable and happy.
The film is widely praised for its inventive premise, stunning visuals, and strong emotional resonance. It has been hailed as one of the best films of 2015 and one of the best animated films ever made.
One of the strengths of Inside Out is the way it uses its imaginative premise to explore complex emotional themes in a way that is accessible to both children and adults. The film is a thoughtful examination of the importance of sadness in our lives and how it can help us cope with difficult experiences. It also highlights the importance of memories and the way they shape who we are.
The voice acting is superb, with Amy Poehler bringing a buoyant energy to Joy, while Phyllis Smith brings a soulful sadness to Sadness. The supporting cast, including Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, and Lewis Black, are also excellent, bringing their distinctive voices to their respective emotions.
The film’s visual style is also a highlight, with a vibrant color palette and imaginative character designs that make the world of the mind come alive. The film’s use of abstract thought and dream logic is also inventive, and the way it visualizes memories as floating orbs with distinct hues and shapes is both visually striking and thematically resonant.
Perhaps the film’s greatest strength, however, is its ability to connect with audiences on an emotional level. The relationship between Joy and Sadness, in particular, is a touching and relatable one that explores the importance of both positive and negative emotions in our lives. The film’s portrayal of Riley’s struggles with growing up and adjusting to a new environment is also poignant and affecting, capturing the way that change can be both exciting and terrifying.
Overall, Inside Out is a remarkable film that combines inventiveness, humor, and emotional depth in a way that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Its exploration of complex emotional themes in a way that is accessible to children is a testament to the power of animation as a storytelling medium, and its visual style is a testament to the artistry and creativity of the Pixar team. It is a film that can be enjoyed by all ages and will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the great animated films of all time.