I've been a huge fan of Pixar from day one. Some of their work reaches the stratosphere of high art in animation. Monsters, Inc., at least to me, fits into that arena.
Monsters University, a prequel to the original, even with the extra added attraction of 3D, far less so. This one is a fun film for kids, but there's just nothing extraordinary about it. I recall David Lean's remark about the three most important things toward a great film.
"The script, the script, and the script."
What Monsters University has going for it, is brilliant animation, and even in this lessor state, a nice visit with some of our beloved monsters.
Did I mention that this is a great film for kids?
After viewing parts in 2D vs 3, I'm picking the 2 for its brighter cleaner colors, and the ease of not having to wear glasses. Give me a good reason to don the eyewear, and I'm all for it, but as what appears to be nothing more than a marketing addendum...
A beautiful Blu-ray presentation, and...
Recommended (for kids)