Lamp Life

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  • TV-G
  • 2020
  • 6.7  (4,104)

Lamp Life is a 2020 Disney Pixar animated short film, directed by Valerie LaPointe, and starring the voice talents of Annie Potts as Bo Peep, Ally Maki as Giggle McDimples, and Jim Hanks as Woody's Roundup Cowboy. The movie serves as a prequel to Toy Story 4, which follows Bo Peep’s life journey after she was given away by Andy's family in Toy Story 2.

The film starts with Bo Peep, who is going on a new life adventure soon after she is given to a new owner, Billy, who lived in a small town. Bo Peep is excited to start her new life, but she is soon faced with a situation that could change her life forever. She meets a stray lamp who is desperate for her help. The stray lamp, named Eurydice, has been separated from her family and Bo Peep agrees to help her out by trying to find her way back to her family.

In the course of the movie, the audience is transported to different parts of Bo's past adventures. The short film takes the narrative back to events that occurred before Bo Peep got separated from Andy's other toys in Toy Story 2. The first flashback tells us about Bo's life before she met Woody which includes her life at Andy's house with her previous owner Molly. Bo Peep's Lamp Life also revisits the events shown in Toy Story 2 where Al McWhiggin, the evil toy collector, sold her in a yard sale. In the flashback, Bo Peep is seen enjoying her time with the other toys at a funfair where she meets Eurydice and the two of them bond over their mutual experiences.

Throughout the duration of the movie, Bo does her best to help Eurydice while also struggling to get back to Billy in time for him to play with her. Bo Peep and Eurydice's adventures take them all over the town, including the carnival, and even the antique shop where Bo was found by Woody and his gang during Toy Story 4. Over time, it becomes evident that the adventure is taking a toll on Bo's energy and it might just jeopardize her chances of getting back to Billy.

The film is filled with a slew of interesting characters, both old and new. We get to see Bo Peep's new life through Billy's eyes, and there is a cute interplay between his toys and Bo, laconically telling them about her adventures. The bond between Bo Peep and Eurydice grows stronger with time, and it is fascinating to watch the two characters grow together despite their different backgrounds.

Lamp Life is a beautifully crafted and well-animated film, which provides plenty of insights into Bo Peep's character. Bo Peep has always been a fan favorite thanks to her sense of humor, her tough-mindedness, and her overall likable personality. The movie does justice to her character by giving her a backstory and showing her journey.

Overall, Lamp Life is a heartwarming tale that showcases Bo Peep's character in a way that has never been done before. It offers a glimpse into the life of the character before the events of Toy Story 4 and brings the character's journey full circle. The movie is perfect for all ages, and kids will love the colorful animation and the plethora of interesting characters. It is a must-watch film for Toy Story fans, as it provides some much-needed backstory to one of the franchise's most essential characters. The short film is a touching and poignant addition to the Toy Story anthology, and it stands strong on its own as well.

Lamp Life is a 2020 animated movie. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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