I took Anna to see Monsters University with a couple of her buddies, and, as with any Pixar release, the short that precedes the movie was one of the draws for me. I was surprised at how underwhelmed I was by The Blue Umbrella. To me it came off as saccharine and uninspired which is a huge surprise because I’m typically enchanted with them. YMMV as I’m old and jaded. Monsters University was a hit. It wasn’t as layered as