DVD Release: Cars 2

“Cars 2″ is out on DVD today.

Bottom Line: It’s preachy and silly and slow at times, but it’s from Pixar and even their worst is better than most of the rest.

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Cars 2 Misfires

Maybe this is a good time to talk about expectations. Pixar, the company of swollen-brain geniuses who brought you the “Toy Story” franchise, “Up,” “Finding Nemo,” and “Monsters, Inc.,” has a reputation to protect. When they misstep, as they have with “Cars 2,” released today, it’s a bit like catching the Glee concert when Lea Michele has a sore throat. It’s not pretty, but it’s better and more exciting than anything you’d hear at the bar down the street. They’re in a whole other league.

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