Tag Archives: John Lasseter

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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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D23 Expo Ups and Downs

Ed – Please welcome back Alison with her own report from D23 Expo. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the D23 event on Sunday with my family. There were some big highlights but also a huge disappointment. … Continue reading

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John of the Jungle – Spot John Lasseter in Jungle Cruise 1977 to win Disneyland Trip

Psst! Hey You. We’re hunting the elusive Jungle snipe. Well, not snipe, but a cast member. One specific cast member at the Jungle Cruise. As it turns out, from late 1977 through spring 1978, John Lasseter, before becoming chief creative … Continue reading

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