‘Turbo’ Drives Home Positive Life Lessons With High-Octane Underdog Tale.

19 Jul

Rivers of Hope

'Turbo' opened July 17.
Turbo‘ opened July 17.

Forget about the little engine, this is about the little snail that could.

Forget about reality also, as Turbo tells the impossible-to-believe tale of an everyday garden snail who wants to achieve his biggest dream—win the Indianapolis 500. The 3-D comedy’s premise may be farfetched, but DreamWorks Animation’s latest toon is family friendly, offering lots of fun and excitement for kids and adults alike.

It also borrows its underdog story somewhat from Pixar’s Ratatouille, in which Remy the rat dreams of becoming a chef. But Turbo is endearing, winsome and “better fast than furious”—as its tagline touts.

Toiling at the tomato plant by day with his older brother Chet (voiced by Paul Giamatti), Theo/Turbo (Ryan Reynolds) spends all his non-working time watching VHS tapes of his idol, French racing champ Guy Gagné (Bill Hader).

“The sooner you accept the dull, miserable nature…

View original post 295 more words

Leave a comment

Posted by on July 19, 2013 in Uncategorized


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Life of 24 Hours

Don't just sleep, DREAM. Don't just think, FEEL. Don't just exist, LIVE...!!

The Better Man Project ™

a journey into the depths

Rivers of Hope

Prayer zone for a better, empowering, inspiring, promoting, prospering, progressing and more successful life through Christ Jesus

Mpower Development

Pragmatic, powerful, results-oriented sales training.


Free Sheet Music Composed by Regan Starr

Live to Write - Write to Live

We live to write and write to live ... professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing


Totally It Info



%d bloggers like this: