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'The Good Dinosaur' is a wondrous, wacky Jurassic world for tykes

'The Good Dinosaur' is a wondrous, wacky Jurassic world for tykes

In ordinary hands, "The Good Dinosaur" might not be worth your time. It's got its share of gee-whiz elements and isn't shy about imparting sweet lessons ideal for improving 5-year-old minds. But this is Pixar we're talking about, and for those folks doing things the ordinary way is never an option.

Instead, under the direction of Peter Sohn working from a script from Meg LeFauve, "The Good Dinosaur" is antic and unexpected as well as homiletic, rife with subversive elements, wacky critters and some of the most beautiful landscapes ever seen in a computer animated film.

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