Even before moving to Los Angeles in the early 1990’s, I’ve been fascinated with the folklore behind the Mexican holiday of “Dia de los Muertos” to the point of preferring it over Halloween. The holiday that honors dead ancestors and friends has been fertile ground… Read More »Review: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ weaves moving, authentic family story
Pixar is bringing its “Cars 3” team on the road to Disney Springs and other towns across the us on the “Road to the Races” tour. Fans of #95 Lightning McQueen are invited to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release. Life-size, character look-alikes of… Read More »Cars 3 from Pixar hitting the road in promotional tour
Where I grew up in Oregon, we frequently took trips to the beach and every time we went, we encountered a flock of Sand Pipers, small birds who stayed close to the wet sand, as they used their beaks to peck at potential food hidden… Read More »Pixar short Piper will chirp into theaters ahead of Finding Dory on June 17, 2016.
We have our first synopsis and concept art for Pixar’s upcoming movie “Cars 3.” The images for the third installment of the series were shared by USA Today. We also heard from Director Bryan Fee who says Cars 3 is a “love letter to racing… Read More »Cars 3 introduces Cruz Ramirez with first concept art from Pixar
We learned last week that the last day for Captain EO at EPCOT’s Magic Eye Theater would be December 6th, now we know what will be taking its place. Disney and Pixar will create a new 4D experience featuring animated shorts from the animation studios.… Read More »Disney & Pixar Short Films Move Into EPCOT’s Magic Eye Theater
While wandering through the The Magic of Disney Animation building at Disney’s Hollywood Studios I noticed that there was a new poster for Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” I’m a bit surprised by how dark & murky the feel is. But I am happy to see that… Read More »New Poster for Pixar’s Finding Dory
When Disney’s Big Hero 6 opens on November 7th, it’s going to have some big competition from the latest Christopher Nolan film – Interstellar, which opens on the 5th. Pre-saging that encounter a little bit, video mashup artist Bobby Burns has created a new trailer for Pixar’s Wall-E as if it were a film by Christopher Nolan.
I think that worked pretty well. I’d actually be interested to see an animated film from Christopher Nolan one day. (Not that the 3D digital animation required to make Inception wasn’t impressive.)
Do you think Disney and Christopher Nolan could ever collaborate on a feature film? Maybe he belongs with Pixar. Head below the jump for Burns’ take on The Incredibles as if it were one of the Dark Knight movies from Nolan:
If you haven’t yet seen Pixar’s Brave you definitely need to make an effort to get to a theater this weekend and take it in. It’s not just the story and characters who are compelling, but it’s the beautiful artistry that helps make the film. It’s easy to see the visual talent, but you have to really listen to tap into another of the big advances Pixar made with Brave.
A new 12 minute video talks about how Pixar totally rewrote their software to allow for a new more detailed sound mix than ever before. Interviewed are Director Mark Andrews, Re-recording Mixer and Sound Designer Gary Rydstrom, Supervising Sound Editor Gwen Yates Whittle, and Sound Designer E.J. Holowicki.
Pixar also released a few new photos from the movie. There’s the new image of The Witch up at the top there, and two more below the jump: