Studio: Buena Vista/Pixar
Logline: A cocky race car makes an unexpected pit stop in the dusty town of Radiator Springs, where the automotive inhabitants teach him the meaning of friendship and hard work.
Voters say … “It’s great Americana, an amazing journey,” says one Globes voter.
“A masterpiece technical feat — technically it really surprised me,” says another.
Studio: Warner Bros.
Logline: A misfit penguin embraces a hidden talent for dancing and inspires his penguin community.
Voters say … “It makes you feel like dancing. And kids really respond to the relationships between the animals.”
Logline: The creepy house down the block springs to life when three youths venture inside.
Crix say … “Constant shock cuts and souped-up music and sound effects will keep small fries in a state of moderate petrification, while the trio of tweeny leads plus attitude-redolent cohorts will make teens feel welcome, spelling peppy summer B.O. returns for this Halloween-set haunted-house tale,” read Variety‘s review.