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Pixar Short Lou and Cars 3

“Don’t fear failure. Be afraid of not having the chance!”

That quote is from Cars 3 (in theaters June 16). On my last Disney press trip, I got a chance to watch 45 minutes of Cars 3 and can’t wait to check out the conclusion this weekend with the family. From the few minutes I saw, it’s a film I am excited for my family to watch because of the positive message and important life lessons.
Cars 3 Trailer

In Cars 3 we are introduced to new characters, one of them being Cruz Ramirez. Ramirez was brought on to help get McQueen back on track after being out of the limelight. Being a mom of two girls, I love Ramirez because it showed a woman can do anything she sets her mind to, plus it reinforces the fact that it’s okay to do something that isn’t considered the norm.

Meet Cruz Ramirez –  Cars 3

I don’t want to give away too much about the film but I would recommend you check it out, even if you’re not a fan of the Cars series, this will be the one you fall in love with. A few things to be cautious of though, it has mild violence, because of a car crash and scary demolition scene but other than that it’s okay.

Pixar Short Lou

Lou - Cars 3

By the way, if you’re heading out to see Cars 3, there is a surprise six-minute short film that will be played before the Car movie. The short film is called Lou. If you are taking your little one to see Cars 3, then I employ you to make sure they pay attention to Lou because the film tackles a sensitive topic but in an easy and kid-friendly manner.

Pixar Short Lou

I have met the writer and director of Lou, Dave Mullins twice now and he’s an amazing man with a beautiful story.

LOU - Director Dave Mullins and Producer Dana Murray

Director Dave Mullins and Producer Dana Murray

If by chance you haven’t been following along the last couple of month as I shared some gem from the Disney/ABC Press trip, here is a handy recap.

  1. Pit Stop! Zooming Through San Francisco for Cars 3 Event
  2. Five Reasons ‘The Toy Box’ Is The Perfect Family-Friendly Show
  3. Disneynature’s Born in China: An Ode to China’s Wildlife
  4. ‘Puppy Dog Pals’: 4 Things Every Parent Should Know
  5. Pixar Animation Studios – A Fun Place to Work and Play + Brand New CARS 3 Trailer
  6. A Day at Sonoma Raceway + Meet the NASCAR Legends in Pixar’s Cars 3
  7. Cars 3 – 4 Ways You Can Get the Most from Pixar in a Box
  8. Cars 3 – The Art of Storytelling
  9. Cars 3 – From Concept to Completion
  10. 5 Takeaways from Interview with Cars 3 Directors and Producers

Disclaimer: I received an all expense paid trip from Disney/ABC to attend #Cars3Event #PuppyDogPalsEvent #ABCTVEvent #TheToyBox #BornInChina. However, all opinions are 100% mine. 

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Kira is the founder of the award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two daughters. 

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