The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips is at Cannes and filed this report on the fest's opening night selection:
Then came “Up,” the out-of-competition festival opener. It opens in Chicago May 29. And it’s as beautiful, sturdy and stylish as those glasses.
In the 10th Pixar feature since “Toy Story” in 1995, director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.”) has created one of the medium’s most powerfully emotional pieces of commercial animation. Michael Giacchino’s score equals his work on “Ratatouille,” which means he’s now officially the finest film composer of his generation.