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Another awesome reason to look forward to Up

source: slashfilm.com I know, I know, I’ve gone a bit Up crazy. Just a short little story today that I thought was pretty interesting. Pete Docter, the director of the upcoming future classic, has revealed that Thomas McCarthy will have a final screenwriting credit on Up. Not familiar with the name? Well, McCarthy is the […]

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Toy Story 3 trailer is attached to Up

source: slashfilm.com Like we actually needed any more incentives to go see Pixar’s upcoming masterpiece Up. Slashfilm have confirmed that a teaser trailer for Toy Story 3 will be attached to Up when it hits U.S. cinemas this weekend. Apparently the teaser is pretty brief, but does confirm the release date of June 2010. A […]

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Pixar’s Up gets rave reviews at Cannes

source: rottentomatoes.com Well, you can file this away in the “least surprising news ever” category. Disney-Pixar’s Up is receiving the best reviews of the year ahead of its debut at the opening night ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival. The Pete Doctor directed feature is the first animated film to open the festival. And while […]

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Idiot investors worry about Pixar’s financial prospects

source: nytimes.com You would think after Wall Street collapsed last year, the advice of billionaire industry watchers would be seen as “a charming contribution” rather than “legitimate counsel or guidance”. Sadly, the latter is still the case, with leading financial researchers expressing concern over the box office potential of Pixar‘s latest adventure Up! According to […]

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The 20 greatest animated films of all time!

You know, for kids! Well, not anymore. Animated pictures are no longer simply the realm of the young and young at heart. There are plenty of legitimate adult cartoons being made, as well as animated pictures that appeal to people of all ages. With the action comedy Monsters vs. Aliens hitting cinemas last week; the […]

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It came from the third dimension – Monsters vs. Aliens 3D review

Monsters vs. Aliens – Starring Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie and Will Arnett. Directed by Conrad Vernon and Rob Letterman. Rated PG for mild animated violence. 100 mins. Monsters vs. Aliens is probably the most critic-proof movie title since “Naked Women Fight The Terminator”. Both spark fevered excitement from 15-year-old boys around the world, […]

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God bless Pixar’s new Up trailer

source: traileraddict.com Those clever monkeys down at Pixar have delivered a brand new trailer for their flick Up, and it’s shinier and prettier than real life itself. The film follows the adventures of a 78-year-old man named Carl Fredrickson, who decides to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Accidentally tagging along for the ride […]

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WALL-E for Best Picture? Hey, If Crash Can Win…

source: nytimes.com The Oscar race has begun, with major studios pushing megahits WALL-E, Iron Man and The Dark Knight for Academy Award consideration. Disney has officially begun their campaign to push WALL-E for a Best Picture nomination at next year’s Oscars. Walt Disney chairman Dick Cook told the New York Times the film was deserving […]

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Get On ‘Up’ with Pixar’s Bad Self

source: movieposterawards.com; traileraddict.com The official one sheet for Pixar‘s next film Up has made its online debut. Isn’t it nice and blue? Up tells the story of Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old man about to be moved into an assisted living home. Defiant to authority, he decides to fulfill a final promise he made to his […]

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Totall-E Awesome!…WALL-E Review

WALL-E – Starring Ben Burtt, Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Garlin and Fred Willard. Directed by Andrew Stanton. Rated G. 98 mins.WALL-E has not met another human being in his 700 years of existence. He has spent his days tottering around an abandoned planet Earth, cleaning up the skyscraper-tall piles of garbage left behind. Humanity, whose consumption […]

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Pixar – Greatest Filmmakers Ever?

source: rottentomatoes.com To coincide with their 10th anniversary, Rotten Tomatoes have released a list of the best reviewed films for each of the last 10 years. Looking at the list can only lead to one conclusion – Pixar is the greatest film studio of the decade, if not of all time. Pixar Studios – Giant […]

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Wall-E – 2008’s Best Picture?

source: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/, http://www.imdb.com/ Could a lonely, lovelorn, trash compacting robot become the first animated film to win the Best Picture Oscar at next year’s Academy Awards? While it seems unlikely, the critics certainly feel that Wall-E is deserving, giving it almost unanimously ecstatic reviews. The film follows the romance between robots Wall-E and Eve circa […]

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