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Parents' Guide to

Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Animation heaven! Hilarious mini-stories will delight all.

Movie NR 2007 54 minutes
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age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 10+

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age 5+

Knit together your differences with Purl!

While "Purl" isn't in this collection of Pixar Shorts, it is one of their best, and you should search it up for your family. To spend 8 minutes watching the animated short, PurI, is definitely worth your time. While the lush colors in the scenes brought out the mood, it was really the music that played the most powerful part in changing the audience’s mood. Even though there aren’t real recordings of sound effects in this movie, there is still a realistic sound when there is some sort of place where a sound effect fits. Both the human characters and the yarn characters, specifically Purl, have a special way to intrigue viewers with their attitude and personalities throughout the film. The characters develop a lot throughout the film, all the while making the plot very engaging and powerful. Purl really emphasizes the importance of following your heart, and being okay with your true self. You are who you are, and you should be proud of it.

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Is It Any Good?

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Each of the short films is a tiny jewel of animation and filmmaking. The 13 films improve chronologically, too, with the first one being more of a record of Pixar's early work and the later ones being masterful combinations of visuals and storytelling. Some of the shorts will be more appealing to children, like the slapstick antics of "Mikes New Car," and some might appeal more to adults, like "Lifted," which chronicles the attempts of a young alien to perform a complicated human abduction under pressure.

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