Posts Tagged ‘Pixar’
Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2015
Pixar has mostly struck gold with original films, but has had trouble in recent years with sequels. Cars 2 and Monsters University weren’t very popular with critics or Pixar die-hards. Maybe Finding Dory can reverse that troublesome trend. Director Andrew Stanton, who was behind the original Finding Nemo, is aware how risky sequels can be […]

Review: “Toy Story that Time Forgot” Blu-ray Presents Another Variation on a Theme

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2015
Toy Story that Time Forgot is the second (and, for the foreseeable future, last) TV special that spun out of Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story franchise, and is ostensibly their contribution to the array of Christmas cartoons that can fill airtime close to the end of the year. However, its ties to the holiday are tenuous at […]


Going Inside “Inside Out” with Pixar Producer Jonas Rivera

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2015
When he was a student at San Francisco State University, Jonas Rivera saw a screening of “Luxo Jr.” and was so impressed that he cold-called Pixar to ask about a job. An unpaid internship to work on Toy Story led to his lengthy tenure at the company, as he’s moved up from that internship to […]

How to Design a 11-Year-Old Kid’s Head for “Inside Out,” the Ralph Eggleston Way

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2015
Production designer Ralph Eggleston joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1992 during the development of Toy Story, and has earned credits on almost every Pixar film since. His work has been pivotal in the look and feel of numerous Pixar movies, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and WALL-E. His directorial debut for the animated […]

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The Incredibles 2 Dated For Release As Pixar Schedule Shuffles Around

by Peter Paltridgeon October 8, 2015
Pixar Animation Studios announced today that The Incredibles 2, perhaps the most anticipated of Pixar’s sequels, now has a solid release date. That’s the good news. The bad news is, it’s at least four years out. The Parrs are coming back to the big screen on June 21, 2019. This will mean a distance of […]

D23 2015 News Roundup: “Riley’s First Date?”, “The Good Dinosaur,” “Moana,” Finding Dory,” “Gigantic,” “Coco,” & More

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2015
SECRETS REVEALED! JOHN LASSETER WELCOMES FILMMAKERS, VOICE TALENT TO D23 EXPO 2015 STAGE TO REVEAL EXCITING NEW DETAILS ABOUT UPCOMING SLATE FROM WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios introduced D23 EXPO 2015 fans to an array of new stories and characters—from […]

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We Now Know Who Finds Love In Toy Story 4

by Peter Paltridgeon August 14, 2015
The Toy Story trilogy was complete, with a final movie that everyone agreed was one of Pixar’s finest hours. The studio had done the impossible and created two sequels each more satisfying than the last. Best to just let it rest there……wait, never mind. John Lasseter suddenly announced he had an idea for a fourth […]