Tag Archives: WALL-E

Not the Only Titan: Moving Past the Age of Pixar

Last month the news broke that Pixar was working on Finding Nemo 2. Original Nemo director Andrew Stanton, reported to also helm the sequel, played the usual Hollywood game of denying without denying anything, and though Pixar’s made no official announcement Ellen Degeneres … Continue reading

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Trailer Thrash: Oz the Great and Powerful, The Life of Pi, Skyfall, Cloud Atlas

Every Saturday, Check the Reel features Trailer Trash, a close look at previews, trailer, and sneak peeks for films not yet released. What does the rest of the year promise for theatres and Netflix accounts? Which are the masterpieces? Which are the … Continue reading

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Why is it called “Brave”?: Pixar’s Problem of Flow and Gender

Do I need to explain why Pixar’s awesome? It’s a given by now, and I’ll only add that they prove a company made up of self-motivated artists devoted to their craft can enjoy continued commercial and critical success. That said, I … Continue reading

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