Chris Evans, who is a familiar face in hero movies, lends his voice to the character of the space ranger in Lightyear. Lightyear also boasts the voice of Keke Palmer, Uzo Aduba, Dale Soules, and Taika Waititi. The movie is helmed by Angus MacLane, and the plot revolves around Buzz and a group of his fellow space rangers who find themselves stranded on Earth, which is about 4.2 million light-years from their home planet. While Buzz and his co. strive to find out how to go back home, they will have to fight against unforeseen perils in addition to the nefarious Emperor Zurg and his deadly army.
It’s just a little more than a week away from the film Lightyear‘s release date; in the meanwhile, what are the critics saying about it? Is Lightyear going to carry us to infinity and beyond, or is it going to fall short of our expectations and miss the mark? Can this new version of Buzz hold the candle over the much-loved original from the ’90s? Is it worthwhile to investigate the movie-within-a-movie notion any further? See what others are saying about Disney’s new film “Lightyear” below.
Others are hailing Lightyear as an exhilarating out-of-this-world adventure film, with some even going so far as referring to it as a cinematic masterpiece.
Overall, reviewers deem Lightyear‘s mission a success, praising both the breathtaking animation and the touching story.
The release date for Lightyear is set for June 17.