Lasseter on reviving 2-D animation and Pixar’s “failures”

Posted by · 2:45 pm · August 27th, 2009

John Lasseter certainly gives good interview. We linked back in June to a candid and very thorough piece in which the Pixar maven talked through his up-and-down (and up again) history with Disney. Now Variety carries a worthwhile profile of the man, in anticipation of the lifetime-achievement Golden Lion he is due to receive at […]

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THE LISTS: Ranking 14 years of Pixar

Posted by · 12:34 pm · May 26th, 2009

This weekend, Pixar Animation Studios will be releasing its 10th feature film, “Up.”  For many, with the film having successfully opened this year’s Cannes International Film Festival, the occasion has marked another milestone in the studio’s continued maturation. In my recent review of the film, I wrote, “Watching Pixar Animation grow and develop as a […]

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Counting down the best of Pixar

Posted by · 1:53 am · June 27th, 2008

In honor of today’s release of Walt Disney/Pixar’s “WALL-E” (it seems we’re sticking with the hyphen), the gang at New York Magazine’s Vulture blog have offered up a countdown of the best films in Pixar’s consistently impressive portfolio. I have to say, I share their opinion that “The Incredibles” simply…isn’t all that.  I was on […]

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