With the release of Pixar's Inside Out, a ranking of the animation juggernaut's first fifteen feature films in order, as they hit the twentieth anniversary of their first: Toy Story.
James Cameron is going deeper with his 3D for the Avatar sequels and Pixar is planning 3D re-releases of The Incredibles and Ratatouille.
There seems to be a group of people that believe animated films aren't "real" films, at least not in the same way as live-action films. As a result they don't think animated films should be considered for Oscar's Best Picture category. They often point to the Best Animated Feature category and say, "They have their... Read more »
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced in a small blurb the Oscars this year will be bumping their Best Picture nominees from five to ten beginning with the upcoming 2010 Oscars President Sid Ganis announced today at a press conference in Beverly Hills. "After more than six decades, the Academy... Read more »
Ranking Pixar's First Ten Films I wanted to post this list the same week Pixar's Up hit theaters, but I didn't want to put it together before rewatching a few of the Pixar films I hadn't watched for some time. Most notably was Monsters, Inc., which I had only seen once and definitely needed to... Read more »
I haven't featured a quiz since posting our Kevin Smith Quiz last October, and before that the trio of Indiana Jones quizzes back in May of 2008, so I guess it is about time I got things in gear and created another one and what better time than a few short days before the release... Read more »
Photo: Walt Disney/Pixar There's a problem from the outset with the New York Times article headlined "Studios Are Pushing Box Office Winners as Oscar Contenders" in reference to Walt Disney's "decision" to push WALL•E for Best Picture and Warner "decided" to do the same with The Dark Knight. The article insinuates the studios are pushing... Read more »
CNN has posted an article asking "Was 'Ratatouille' ripped off in Oscar race?" The question is raised because it was the best reviewed film of 2007 and went on to earn $206 million dollars domestically and a whopping $620 million worldwide, not to mention selling millions of DVDs and Blu-ray discs. I'll admit that I... Read more »
The topic of conversation surrounding the nominations for the 35th Annual Annie Awards (better described as Animation Awards) is the snubbing of Beowulf in the Best Animated Feature category, but I am more concerned with the fact that Bee Movie was nominated for Best Feature along with a nomination for Patrick Warburton as the voice... Read more »
"Ratatouille is a very fun, albeit flawed, film. While it does not surpass the high standards set by Bird with The Incredibles, it is still worth your time. Ratatouille is a movie that can make for a good rental, and should be a no-brainer if you have kids or younger relatives." Get The Review Here!... Read more »