Car Masters Weekend returns to Downtown Disney Orlando for Father’s Day weekend 2014. Celebrating it’s 4th year of automotive fun, the classic car show with a modern twist is the perfect way to spend a little family time during June 14-15. Featuring all things “Cars,”… Read More »Car Masters Weekend Returns to Downtown Disney June 14-15, 2014
Pixar took some lumps after Cars 2 was released. There were more than a few people that believed that it was not up to Pixar’s standards. I was one of them (all is forgiven thanks to Cars Land!). Don’t worry, Brave (and La Luna) has Pixar back on the pedestal where it belongs.
Brave is set in Scotland, and it follows the contention between Princess Merida and her mother, Queen Elinor, over the fate of the former — and it wasn’t something pulled from a previously existing fairy tale, but rather the real experience of story creator Brenda Chapman (except she isn’t Scottish royalty). According to Brave Director Mark Andrews (pictured below), “Brenda Chapman came up with the storyline and the characters, and it came out of her being a parent and her trials and tribulations with her daughter.”Read More »Be Brave and See It
If you’re a fan of cars or the Pixar movies about cars, conveniently named ‘Cars’, then you’ll want to make your way to a a one-of-a-kind exhibit at Los Angeles’ iconic Petersen Automotive Museum. Beginning November 12, 2011 the museum will be celebrating the journey… Read More »Mattel Exhibit Featuring Pixar Cars Die-cast Vehicles Rolls Into Petersen Automotive Museum
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… Read More »Cars 2 being cast as non-contender for Academy Award
Join Prodigy, Ray Ray, Princeton and Roc Royal of Mindless Behavior, the teen boy band whose hit singles include “My Girl” and “Mrs. Right” as they “rock and roll” with their favorite Disney•Pixar Cars 2 vehicles from Ridemakerz. Infusing a passion for authentic car culture,… Read More »Mindless Behavior at Ridemakerz in Toys R Us
Photo courtesy Flickr user IceNineJon via CC-License Last week, Disney’s Hollywood Studios welcomed the very first public run of a new segment in the Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show. Featuring the popular character Lightning McQueen, this segment is just about 5 minutes in length, and… Read More »“Cars 2” Star Added to Stunt Show
There’s a 2 minute video over on the BBC website with John Lasseter, director of Pixar’s Cars 2 and studio animation chief, talking about the process of making an animated film. Nothing new there really, but interesting how he compares it to ‘live action’ film… Read More »John Lasseter on BBC talks about Making Animated Films and Toy Story 4 Rumors