Pixar’s Dug Days–launching Wednesday on Disney+–makes for sentimental viewing after the passing of Ed Asner over the weekend. All five shorts feature Dug (Bob Peterson) and his human, Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), with the lovable pooch taking in the backyard. The shorts focus on a wide variety of subjects be it puppies, flowers (okay, fireworks), a strange smell, etc. “Flowers” in particular is a short that is almost certainly going to resonate with every single…"Dug Days Is Sentimental After Ed Asner’s Death"
Luca, the Italian-set film from Pixar, is now available for audiences to watch at home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. PSA: Please stick around for the credits as there is a post-credits scene. One can’t help but feel bad for Pixar on some level. This is the second consecutive Pixar film to go straight to streaming because of the pandemic. I don’t doubt that the film would have done solid box office.…"Luca: Pixar Film Now On Blu-Ray, DVD"
Monsters at Work starts the day after Monstropolis decided to go after laughter rather than power their city by scaring children. A number of Monsters Inc. veterans return including Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman). However, we’re introduced to some new monsters including the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team (MIFT). While Mike and Sulley are series regulars, they’re not particularly the main stars of the series. No, this honor belongs to new Monsters University graduate…"Monsters at Work: It’s Laughter We’re After"
Disney and Pixar take us on quite the adventure in Italy when Luca comes into your homes on Disney+ as the film hits the streaming service. PSA: Please stick around for the credits as there is a post-credits scene. One can’t help but feel bad for Pixar on some level. This is the second consecutive Pixar film to go straight to streaming because of the pandemic. I don’t doubt that the film would do solid…"Luca: Pixar Takes Viewers On An Adventure In Italy"
According to a casting notice, Pixar Animation Studios is looking to cast a transgender girl as “Jess” in an upcoming project. What we know about Jess from the notice is that she’s a 14-year-old transgender girl. She is compassionate, funny, and always has your back. Pixar is looking for actresses 12-17 years old that who: Are enthusiastic, outgoing, funny, and energetic Feel comfortable in front of a microphone Can authentically portray a 14-year-old transgender girl…"Pixar Looking To Cast Transgender Girl"
The Oscar-nominated Soul is now available for audiences to physically bring home on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD. I first saw Soul ahead of the Critics Choice Super Awards voting in December. Writing my review was an honest to G-d struggle. This film is such a beautiful film and words were hard to come by. Finding the words were next to impossible at times. No, really, it was. Soul truly deserves every award…"Soul: Oscar Nominee Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
Soul is perhaps the best film to come from the world of Pixar as director/co-writer Pete Docter manages to best his earlier film, Inside Out. Before you read any further, you should know that there is a post-credits tag scene. It’s no surprise that Soul is one of the best films to come from 2020. After all, Pete Docter is the same filmmaker behind Oscar winner Inside Out. Going into this year, Inside Out was…"Soul: One of The Best Pixar Films Ever Made"
Onward takes viewers on an emotional journey by way of the Lightfoot brothers in a world where magic has been long forgotten. Pixar has a way of making magic. Sometimes, this magic comes by way of a world that’s long forgotten how to use it. In this case, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt)–a pair of elves–attempt to bring their father, Wilden Lightfoot (Kyle Bornheimer), back if only for a day. Unfortunately,…"Onward: An Emotional And Magical Journey"
Walt Disney Company CEO/Chairman Robert Iger recently published his memoir, The Ride of a Lifetime, a few months ago with memories and leadership lessons. Bob Iger is the 6th CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Iger took over the reigns following the Save Disney campaign that led to Michael Eisner’s ouster. He’s currently set to step down from the post when his contract ends in 2021. People will be interested in reading the book because…"Robert Iger: The Ride of a Lifetime"
WALL-E, a spiritual cousin of Idiocracy, was one of the best films of 2008 and feels more current some twelve years after its theatrical release. At a time when Disney Animation was still getting back in order, Pixar was churning out some of the best animated films ever. This film is certainly no exception. While WALL-E managed to take home an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, it could certainly have crossed over into Best Picture…"WALL-E: A Spiritual Cousin of Idiocracy"