The third film in this trilogy takes place eight years after the events of the second film and the toys are dying for some attention. Andy is a teenager, about to head off to college, and the family of toys has gotten smaller and neglected from being played with for some time. The toys are able to deal with the lack of attention for the most part, they are more concerned with being thrown away or being split up more than anything and they are planning to make sure that doesn’t happen. But after a couple of close calls and detours the group ends up at Sunnyside Daycare where they will be seemingly be played with a revolving door of kids for years to come but Sunnyside might not be exactly as cozy as it seems.
David Mamet’s latest is a crafty, quick paced, piece of cinema, constantly keeping you on your toes while successfully creating one of the best original heroes we have seen in a film in a while. Mike Terry is an ex-military man that has extensive training in martial arts who bides his day to day life teaching his students, while struggling to get bye, but never sacrificing his honor. Terry’s friend and student Joe is a cop struggling financially to get bye, even after Mike hooked him up at his wife’s brother’s club. [Read more...]