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Stream or Skip: 'Luck' on Apple TV+, Heartfelt Launch of John Lasseter's Skydance Animation

Rising Streamer Apple TV+ is the first animated film in collaboration with Pixar founder John Lasseter Luckhas high hopes for – he left the company under a cloud of controversy – and his new studio Skydance Animation. I also brought a lot of the charm and creativity of my previous employers. If you're lucky, you can easily get your hands on a Pixar movie full of heart and humor. But does it fully live up to its pedigree promise?

Luck: Stream or skip.

Bottom Line: Sam Greenfield (voiced by Eva Nobrezada) is as unlucky as they come. Nothing seems to work for this 18-year-old girl.Her fortuneloves to sacrifice her to receive her visual stimulation. Sam may have matured out of her foster care system, but her heart is still there with sweet young Hazel (voiced by Adeline Spoon). She only wants to transfer the little bit of luck she needs to help Hazel find her eternal family, one of our humans. Here, the forces of good and bad luck operate under a series of complex steps, expertly mapped to the human experience of this phenomenon. Together with his black cat Bob (voiced by Simon Pegg), Sam must venture through the many layers of this unfamiliar world in order to get lucky with Hazel's adoption.

What movie does it remind you of?: It feels like the whole movie is based on packing Pixar magic. For example, the emotional score is reminiscent of Up and the adventure of saving a child in need is Finding Nemo's strong Give off the atmosphere. But most of all, Luck feels very indebted to Pixar's Inside his Outingenuity and imagination. It has not been shown that family films can take abstract concepts like 'emotions' and creatively conceptualize them in ways that are meaningful to younger audiences. All the clever and clever ways to change are:Inside Out

Notable Performances: Quick-witted Simon Pegg, long-time MVP andMost reliable laughter in the Star Trek to franchise. Mission: Impossible is really riding his game withluck. It's an allotment, so to speak, dialing up his Scottish accent to his 11 and down for all the fun of the movie. In addition to serving as a practical guide to navigating the unfamiliar territory explored in Luck, Pegg also serves as a key emotional anchor for the film.

Memorable Dialogues: Especially as Luck comes to an end, many good quotes are given about the value of good and bad luck. These lines hit the sweet spot of being relevant and applicable, not like you'd find on a middle school classroom motivational poster. Ruthie of old Pixar stalwart voice actor John Ratzenberger says. The film has no shortage of aphorisms to help train young viewers to reframe what feels like misfortune or cosmic punishment.

Sex and Skin: If this is squeaky clean and family friendly and is what you're looking for, good luck next time.

Our take: Pretty early on in Luck it becomes clear that this is a fake Pixar, not the real McCoy. For example, you probably won't cry, but you probably have to have a heart of stone to be a little blind-eyed here. Lost and only noticeable to a generation that grew up on the original computer-animated classics. The imaginative world created by the film can get a little too artful and involved for its own good, but relax with something that actually respects the viewer with such thoughtfulness. Luck has enough silly, sincere throughlines to keep you connected even through boring plot mechanics and gimmicks. Nothing spectacular here, but at least very little.

OUR CALL: Stream it. Luck is family fun done right, even if its appeal is skewed towards the lower end of the age group. It's inventive enough, both in concept and execution, to make some of the more predictable developments feel fresher than it actually is.

Marshall Shaffer is a New York-based freelance film journalist. In addition to Decider, his work has also featured him in Slashfilm, Slant, Little White Lies, and many other outlets. In time, everyone will realize thatSpring was right about his breaker.

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