Movies About Living Toys Raise Some Horrifying Questions
In Vulture’s video series Mad About It, we obsessively dig into the most frustrating plot holes and unanswered questions across pop culture.
Toy Story and The Lego Movie and other movies like them which feature sentient, living toys are wonderful on the surface: they offer children stories about acceptance and individuality using characters that children might have in their own homes. But if you dig a bit deeper into the existential reality of these tales, suddenly they become horror stories about a species of sentient objects which have been living among us for thousands of years. Join us as we unravel the true conspiracy behind the toys in your closet.
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