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‘Inside Out 2’ review: Pixar sequel is nice, but not as good as the original

Inside Out,” with a voice cast led by Amy Poehler, which returned it to the inventive glory days of “Toy Story” and “Ratatouille.” Almost a decade later, Pixar’s crisis is now existential. Its fortunes at the box office have plummeted, the movies often stink, it’s been forced to lay off staffers and is quickly losing its once-dictatorial grip on American childhoods.

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We went to the new Second City New York theater. Here’s why you need to go
Second City Theater.For decades — since 1959 (!) — the improv and sketch institution has served as one of the major training grounds for American comedy. Notable alums include the aforementioned “SNL” players as well as household names Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, John Candy and Martin Short to name just a few from their stacked roster.And now the venerated theater has landed in New York, putting on laugh-out-loud funny, ballsy, personal, physical, immersive shows seven nights a week.So, we checked it out.On April 25, the New York Post attended a production of the theater’s ambitious mainstage revue “Ruthless Acts of Kindness.” To give you an idea of what to expect — and we highly recommend you do — here’s everything you need to know and more about getting your inner Lorne Michaels on and catching a show at New York’s newly opened Second City Theater.Commuting to the Brooklyn theater from Queens, Manhattan or the Bronx?If that’s the case, we suggest boarding either an L train and getting off at the Bedford stop for a 5-10 minute walk to the venue or taking the scenic route and strolling over from the G’s Nassau Avenue stop.