There’s a point in Pixar’s new film Ratatouille when the premier Parisian restaurant critic is about to come the the hero’s place for dinner and says that he will arrive with very high expectations.
Tonight let me build your expectations. You must see Raratouille and when you do, do remember that you read on theWheel that it is one of the best films ever made.
That’s right. It’s that good.
The story is great. The animation is magnificent. It’s smart. It’s funny. It has a warm heart.
Don’t wait for the DVD. Definitely the big screen for this one.
Here’s a Fresh Air interview with writer/director Brad Bird (the Incredibles – The Iron Giant) and Patton Oswalt (who played the rat Remi).
Irving Berlin said “I’d rather write the nation’s songs than the nation’s laws.”
We can still tell stories.