A trailer for Pixar’s upcoming movie “Inside Out” has arrived.
More than half of the clip is made up of scenes from previous Pixar films like “Toy Story,” “Up,” “WALL-E,” and “Finding Nemo.” “There are emotions we have all shared,” reads the trailer, naming feelings like “anger” and “disgust.” “Ever wonder where all those emotions really live?”
“Inside” centers on Riley Anderson (Kaitlyn Dias), an 11-year-old whose family moves from the Midwest to San Francisco, according to Entertainment Weekly. As she tries to get used to her new home, Riley also attempts to comprehend her emotions. The movie’s writer and director, Pete Docter, who was also behind such Pixar movies as “Up” and “Monsters, Inc.,” said Riley “is not our main character, she is our setting,” according to Variety.
Riley’s emotions are represented by Joy (Amy Poehler), Anger (Lewis Black), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Fear (Bill Hader), and Disgust (Mindy Kaling). The movie has Joy and Sadness exploring Riley’s mind, finding such areas as “Imagination Land, a giant amusement park full of everything Riley has ever daydreamed about,” Docter said, according to Variety.
Docter said the movie itself is based more on imagination than on fact.
“It’s not even trying to be scientific at all,” he said.
The director said he was inspired to make the movie by his daughter’s adolescence, saying that she became quieter when she turned 12.
“There is something that is lost when you grow up,” Docter said.
Pixar’s movies “Up” and “Toy Story 3” were nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars and many others of their movies, such as “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo,” and “The Incredibles,” were critically acclaimed. Monitor film critic Peter Rainer was less impressed with some of the studio’s more recent films, calling 2011’s “Cars 2” “marginally better than its predecessor” but writing that “cars just aren’t very interesting as anthropomorphic animation vehicles” and writing of 2012’s “Brave,” “[it’s] more conventional than that studio’s best work. It lacks the intricacy of imagination that made films like 'The Incredibles' and 'Finding Nemo' so exhilarating. On the other hand, it’s a whole lot better than the 'Cars' movies.” However, Rainer was more won over by 2013’s “Monsters University,” a sequel to “Monsters, Inc.,” calling the film “sportive and funny.”
"Inside Out" will be released in June 2015.