John Lasseter

  • Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray
    Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray

    Editor: Please welcome new guest author Jeff Birou! Last week, Disney, through its North American distribution partnership with Japan’s Studio Ghibli, released three more titles from Ghibli’s catalog on DVD and for the first time on Blu-ray: The Secret World of Arrietty (2010; 2011 in North America), Whisper of the…

  • John Lasseter Interview on Charlie Rose
    John Lasseter Interview on Charlie Rose

    The recent interview with John Lasseter by Charlie Rose is now up for viewing on the web. Among the wide ranging discussion they covered the history of Pixar, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, animation, and the latest movie ‘Brave’. As usual, Rose is interested in getting behind the subject’s secret of…

  • Cars 2 being cast as non-contender for Academy Award
    Cars 2 being cast as non-contender for Academy Award

    Raise your hand if you seriously thought Cars 2 would be an Oscar contender this year. Yeah, right. Me neither. It was a good effort, but lacked the heart and story craft that separated previous Pixar films from the pack. Yet, for some reason the LA Times felt the need…

  • John Lasseter Defends Cars 2
    John Lasseter Defends Cars 2

    In a new story in the New York Times, Pixar chief John Lasseter and director of five movies for the studio, defended the studios 2011 release – Cars 2. When asked if he was pressured by the Walt Disney Company to make a sequel in order to boost merchandise sales,…

  • D23 Expo Recap: Day 2
    D23 Expo Recap: Day 2

    Hello, and welcome to the D23 Expo, Day 2 (for more expo coverage read my D23 Expo Day 1 and Alison’s D23 Expo Day 3 recaps!) where things were taken up a big ol’ notch. I know, I couldn’t believe it either. This is where you say, “How in the…

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