Wreck-It Ralph fixes


imagesPassing through the power cables at an old school video arcade from one game to another, a hulking, 9-foot tall wrecker named Ralph strikes up a friendship with feisty, pint-sized girl racer named Vanellope. Because she’s a images-2“glitch,” they won’t allow her to race with the other girls in Candyland.

This charming movie has won my heart because it’s about relationships. No one hardly is aware of others’ experiences images-1with rejection. In one scene, Fix-It Felix Jr. whines to his villain counterpart Ralph about suffering unrequited love. “You wouldn’t know anything about it,” he complains.

“Yes, I do,” Ralph responds. “It’s the story of my life everyday.”

02WRECKIT1_SPAN-articleLargeFelix’s countenance softens. He finally understands that the “bad guy” in his game feels left out by the others. The heart-warming takes place on various levels of conflict and misunderstanding.

images-3The story is highly imaginative and the interaction between video game characters, both known and unknown to gamers, is delightful. The movie is a gem amidst the piles of rubbish churned out by Hollywood. The plot never images-4bores. (Most movies make my eyes glaze, and I usually just walk out of the room from boredom.)

Wreck-It Ralph is more than just a great children’s movie. It is absolutely a contribution to humanity. Wreck-It Ralph wrecks buildings but fixes friendships.

 

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13 responses to “Wreck-It Ralph fixes

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  2. yourothermotherhere

    I like animated movies. I’ll have to watch this one now. Thanks for the heads-up!

  3. Saw this with my 23 year old and we both loved it.

  4. My young adult daughter loves this movie and you have just given the reasons why. Have a great Sunday! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  6. “It is absolutely a contribution to humanity.”

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    I love that line. There is too little of that today. It sounds like a wonderful movie and I will watch out for it. Thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Great commentary on the movie. I want to see it now.

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