Based on William Joyce's beautifully illustrated children's book A DAY WITH WILBUR ROBINSON, this lively computer-animated Disney film follows the adventures of Lewis (voiced by Jordan Fry and Daniel Hansen), a young orphaned inventor who is determined to find his birth mother by using a "memory scanner," a device of his own creation. When Lewis meets a boy from the year 2037 named Wilbur Robinson (Wesley Singerman), they begin a charmingly strange time-traveling journey that involves Wilbur?s eccentric family, bowler hats bent on world domination, song-and-dance frogs, and a frustrated Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Boasting the debut of cutting-edge 3D technology, MEET THE ROBINSONS is helmed by first-time feature-film director Stephen J. Anderson, who also voices numerous characters, including the mustachioed villain, Bowler Hat Guy. (Other notable vocal actors include Angela Bassett, Tom Selleck, Adam West, Harland Williams, and Laurie Metcalf.) ROBINSONS also marks Pixar head John Lasseter's first ou...
When it comes to Disney, Pixar has been a behind-the-scenes factor far before their official merger in 2006. 2007’s Meet the Robinsons boasts John Lasseter’s influence as the fusion between Disney and Pixar occurred during the production of the film (when Lasseter became the chief creative officer for the Walt Disney Company). Coming in at a runtime of 95-minutes and paced flawlessly, Meet the Robinsons can probably best be described as Disney’s colorful … more
Pros: fun, amusing, and entertaining with a good message. Cons: May not be complex enough to appeal to older audience members The Bottom Line: Fun and entertaining family film with some beautiful animation. Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Lewis (Daniel Hansen/Jordan Fry) is no ordinary orphan. Gifted with an inventor's genius, Lewis builds a machine that will sort through and show you … more