Critics writing about Disney's Planes this week let their aviation puns soar into the wild blue yawn-der. --- As tends to happen any time a movie involves motorized transport as a theme, lazy writers couldn't restrain themselves from nudging readers with jokey allusions, metaphors and other hijinks.
“If it had been made of stronger stuff, more like Dusty, Planes might have soared.” – Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
“… may fly at the box office, but it does not soar to the heavens.” – Bruce Kirkland, Jam! Movies