Toy Story 4
To a child, this amount of time is unfathomable: Toy Story 4 opens Friday, nine years after Toy Story 3. That's high school and college combined. Toy Story 3 came 11 years after Toy Story 2, which came four years after Toy Story. That's twenty-four years in all, a generation. A lifetime. This franchise is old enough to drink. But time, weirdly, enhances a series that is, in the end, all about loss. Woody (voiced, as excellently as ever, by Tom Hanks) has long feared that day when he was no longer a favorite toy, no longer played with on a regular basis by a loving child. In the other films, he manages to cheat destiny and hang on a little longer, but now, in Toy Story 4, there is no more cheating. His boy, Andy, kept him around for a very long time before passing him to younger sister Bonnie (voiced by Madeleine McGraw)...