But the bitter truth we critics must face is that, in the grand scheme of things, the average piece of junk is probably more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. But I realize, only now do I truly understand what he meant. Appetite is coming, and he's gonna have a big ego. A collection of throwbacks from when I first started pursuing photography in 2013. In the past, I have made no secret of my disdain for Chef Gusteau's famous motto: 'Anyone can cook.' Anton Ego's flashback in Ratatouille is the best use of a flashback sequence I have seen. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. Food critic Anton Ego, voiced by Peter O’Toole, wrote a review that had negatively affected Chef Gusteau. But the bitter truth we critics must face is that, in the grand scheme of things, the average piece of junk is probably more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to read. This would allude to a certain level of vanity and arrogance on the part of Anton. But I realize, only now do I truly understand what he meant. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. I mean, Ego… Remy drifts closer to the TV, drawn to the shocking news. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. Ego is an imperious and acerbic food critic, whose reviews can make or break a restaurant. A collection of my favorite movie & motivational quotes. While the cooking impresses Ego, he finds that Remy the rat has prepared his food. He now comes back to the restaurant, which is without the deceased chef, to do an update on that criticism. For me, Brad Bird’s films are a call to action. Personality. Here is the scene for context. Anton Ego's Speech “In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. After discovering an unusual way throu…. It is difficult to imagine more humble origins than those of the genius now cooking at Gusteau's, who is, in this critic's opinion, nothing less than the finest chef in France. My collection of behind the scenes, before & afters, and more. I will be returning to Gusteau's soon, hungry for more. Ratatouille is often regarded as one of Pixar’s most underrated films despite its critical acclaim (it was still nominated for five Oscars after all). We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Anton Ego is an example of a realistic villain, one who faces adverse action or reformation, rather than simply getting destroyed at the end.