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Ranking every Pixar film so far

I’m hardly the only one to think of this, but with Pixar putting their new film Inside Out into theatrical release today, what better time is there to rank all of their works to date? I’ve obviously seen all 15 films, from Toy Story and A Bug’s Life all the[...]

“Monsters University” and “Pacific Rim” take Hollywood Film Awards Honors

The 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards announced today that Disney/Pixar’s “Monsters University,” directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, will be the recipient of the Hollywood Animation Award, and Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures “Pacific Rim” visual effects supervisor John Knoll will receive the “Hollywood Visual Effects[...]

Check out the new poster for “MONSTERS UNIVERSITY”

Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with[...]

“Brave” Hits Bullseye With $66.7 Million

HollywoodNews.com: Another year, another $60-$70 million Pixar opening weekend. Brave (review) is their thirteenth release, as well as their thirteenth number-one debut and their eighth film to open between $60 and $70 million since 2001. Brave, which attracted headlines due to the fact that it was Pixar’s first[...]

Brave is an artistically superior picture

HollywoodNews.com: Beset by production troubles and changing schedules, Brave enters theaters as a fable without an author. I don’t know what happened behind-the-scenes with original director Brenda Chapman nor do I know what replacement director Mark Andrews added to and removed from the final product. But Brave is[...]

Dreamworks Animation: Quality and Variety

HollywoodNews.com: As the initial reviews for Pixar’s Brave roll in (again, I’m waiting till opening day to take the kid), it’s clear that the film is both pretty solid and somewhat disappointing considering the uber-high standards that Pixar has set for itself. I personally think it’s almost dangerous to[...]

Pixar reveals more Merida in arrow-slinging “Brave” clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bow and arrows are going to be big this year. I can just see all of the archery sets sitting under the Christmas trees in December after Jennifer Lawrence’s “Hunger Games” heroine and now Pixar’s “Brave” star unleash their talents in movies coming out this year. “Brave”[...]

Oscars: Can “Rango” rustle up an Oscar nomination? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: There have been 10 winners in the Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars since the category was created in 2001. Seven of those were produced by Disney, usually through it’s partnership with Pixar Animation Studios. In fact, Pixar is on a four-year streak that has included[...]

Pixar’s “Brave” shares two exclusive images

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As a Pixar fan (and who isn’t, right?), I’m anxiously awaiting next summer’s “Brave” for two key reasons. First, I need the animation studio to wash the wretched taste of “Cars 2” out of my mouth. As the father of two boys – who, admittedly, don’t mind[...]

Oscar animation deadline set for Nov. 1 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Today should be an animated day around Hollywood. The submission deadline for films hoping to compete in the Oscar race for Best Animated Feature is Nov. 1, meaning entry forms and supporting material must reach the Academy today, THR reports. As with this year’s Best Picture race,[...]
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