Everyone knows that the stork delivers babies, but where do the storks get the babies from? The answer lies up in the stratosphere, where cloud people sculpt babies from clouds and bring them to life. Gus, a lonely and insecure grey cloud, is a master at creating "dangerous" babies. Crocodiles, porcupines, rams and more - Gus's beloved creations are works of art, but more than a handful for his loyal delivery stork partner, Peck. As Gus's creations become more and more rambunctious, Peck's job gets harder and harder. How will Peck manage to handle both his hazardous cargo and his friend's fiery temperament?
|Release Date||:||May 28, 2009|
|Genres||:||Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy|
|Production Company||:||Pixar Animation Studios|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Casts||:||Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson|
|Plot Keywords||:||american football, baby, cloud, alligator, eel, bone, pixar animated short, helmet, dog, stork, thunder, porcupine, child|
As someone who is consistently impressed with Pixar, I really enjoyed Partly Cloudy. It is not one of Pixar's best, not like Geri's Game, Presto, One Man Band and Knick Knack, but there is much to like and it compliments Up(the feature film that succeeds it). As with all Pixar's work, it is beautifully animated, the clouds may occasionally have a slightly cotton wool look to them, but the characters are well modelled and the colours and backgrounds are gorgeous. The music is understated with a nostalgic feel to it, and while not laugh out loud funny like Presto for instance Partly Cloudy is still entertaining. It also has a very cute and charming story and the characters especially the messenger of the black cloud are endearing. Overall, while not Pixar's best it is definitely worth watching for its cuteness and for how beautiful it looks. 9/10 Bethany Cox