Hello Humans! Good news from the world of Monstropolis. The rumored Monsters, Inc. animated TV show coming to Disney+ streaming services has been confirmed with the title — “Monsters at Work.” The animated series will feature the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman reprising… Read More »Disney+ names Monsters, Inc show, casts Crystal and Goodman in new animated series
2019 is going to be a momentous year for Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We talked the other day about all the new attractions coming to the park, including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, today we learn more about some of the new entertainment options coming to Disney’s… Read More »Disney’s Hollywood Studios lines up incredible entertainment for 2019
A new show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates Pixar’s 30 years of beautiful music that made cinematic history. The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters performs nightly at Theater of the Stars and featurs special appearances by some of your favorite Pixar characters… Read More »The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters highlights
The general consensus around Monsters University was that it was a solid effort from Pixar, which still places it above the vast majority of animated features. I certainly enjoyed it in the theater, and again when watching the DVD at home for this review. Yes,… Read More »Monsters University Now Available on DVD
Monsters University has been in theaters for a few weeks now. Have you seen it? Disney hopes so, but just in case, Pixar has released three of the sort of videos you typically see as part of the DVD Special Features to show you a bit of the behind the scenes magic that made the movie possible
Prior to Monsters University most audiences will be lucky enough to see the newest short from Pixar – The Blue Umbrella. It’s the least Pixar short of the series in terms of its photo-realistic design, but also somehow completely Pixar too. I don’t want to give anything away, but there is a definite connection between the world of the Umbrellas and Monstropolis.
It’s been 12 years since Monsters, Inc first made audiences fall in love with a short one-eyed monster and his giant fluffy blue friend. The kids that saw that film in theaters then have since grown up and are ready to introduce another generation of kids to the world of Monstropolis. But rather than making a sequel, Pixar decided to set the next film in the past.
“One of the challenges with a prequel is that by definition, everyone knows how the story ends. So it can be difficult to uncover the drama because we already know everything’s going to work out. It’s hard to define those stakes. You have to learn something new about the characters—which we ultimately do in ‘MU.’,” said director Dan Scanlon.Read More »Monsters University Shows Pixar Still Has The Magic
I’m leaving in a few minutes to catch a press screening of Monsters University so I can deliver a timely review here later this week. There have already been a number of earlier screenings at Disney World, so I’m actually the last person in my… Read More »Monsters University Opens This Week, Are You Going?