After commercial hits like Cars, Cars 2, and Monsters University – which did not yield unwavering critical acclaim – it is wonderful to note that Inside Out is a multi-layered, exquisitely rendered film that ranks right up there with WALL-E and UP.
The idea for Inside Out is that we are looking at a year in the life of eleven-year old Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) as seen from inside her mind, where her emotions take on somewhat familiar forms and interact like any group of friends – with love but also lots of ups and downs.
Rejoice! Disney•Pixar is taking chances again! The studio’s next film, Inside Out, is set inside the mind of Riley, a girl from the Midwest who has had to move to San Francisco because of her father’s new job. Inside Out follows her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness as they try to guide her through this unexpected new journey while being conflicted on what, exactly, her path should be.
Inside Out comes from Oscar®-winning director Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc and Up) and stars Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling and Phyllis Smith. As always, the new Disney•Pixar film will be accompanied by a short – Lava. Follow the jump for a look at the poster for Lava and the storyline for Inside Out.