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The Pixar Theory

Jon Negroni | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Negroni

Every Pixar movie is connected. I can explain how, and possibly why. It's a working narrative that ties together all of the Pixar movies into one, cohesive timeline with a main theme.

Fewer Pixar Sequels Coming

Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

Those longing for "A Bug's Life 2" or "The Incredibles Return" should place their hopes elsewhere for now. Pixar's president has revealed that the stu...

Review: Brave (2012) Is Pixar's Most Impersonal and Least Consequential Film and a More Troubling Failure Than Cars 2

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.23.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Brave is rarely boring but rarely engrossing, a trifling piffle that fails as art and nearly fails at entertainment as well. It may not supplement Cars 2 as the worst film Pixar has yet made, but it clearly qualifies as the most disappointing.

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Cars Land Brings 'Radiator Springs' To Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Has Disney's California Adventure theme park -- Disneyland's younger, less popular sister -- finally arrived with the addition of C...

How About No Award for Animation?

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.18.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I can't speak for the entire New York Film Critics Circle group, but I made the motion because I didn't believe that any of the year's animated features deserved our award.

When Will Culture Warriors Find Their Rainbow Connection?

Cliff Schecter | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home
Cliff Schecter

Too-big-to-fail corporations and their hand maidens in Congress (and the conservative echo chamber) most certainly pose a far greater danger to our children than a green frog-like puppet.

Movie Review: Puss in Boots 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Puss in Boots 3D is about what you'd expect -- a two-dimensional comedy shown with technology to make you believe you're seeing something you're not. And one of the things you're not seeing -- or, rather, hearing -- is witty dialogue.

Alleged Worker Abuse At Manufacturer Of Cars 2 Toys

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

Toys bring great joy to many young children. But produced under abusive conditions, they also bring pain. An undercover investigation in Shenzhen,...

How Pixar Changed Everything

ew.com | Posted 10.18.2011 | Celebrity

Exactly 25 years ago, a little desk lamp pounced on a rubber ball and accidentally deflated it. The lamp sadly hopped away, only to return seconds lat...

PHOTOS: 'Car-ifying' The World With 'Cars 2' Co-Director Brad Lewis

Chris Anderson | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel

Pixar's hotly anticipated "Cars 2" is set to hit theaters on June, 24, and "Cars 2" reviews are starting to come in, so we spoke with Co-Director Brad...

Jordan Zakarin

Disney To Officially Crown Princess In Kensington Palace

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment

As Prince William and new bride, Duchess Catherine Middleton, toured California over the weekend, they grabbed headlines and gave Hollywood's brightes...

Weekend Box Office: Transformers 3 Tops Again, Horrible Bosses Opens Well While Zookeeper Opens (Relatively) Soft

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Autobots and Decepticons ruled the box office yet again, as the Middle East-occupation parable grossed another $47 million over the weekend.

The Roads Not Taken With Pixar's Cars Films

Jim Hill | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's clear that moviegoers can't get enough of Cars 2. However, one wonders if this Pixar franchise would have been as successful if John Lasseter and Co. had gone with the studio's initial concept for this animated feature.

Young People Are Losing Interest in Cars, But That Doesn't Mean the End of the Road for Automakers

Matthew DeBord | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business
Matthew DeBord

Lightning McQueen may as well take his place next to Thomas the Tank Engine: The reign of the car as the central fetish of American life is drawing to a close.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Cars 2

Dan Persons | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Join Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons as they examine Cars 2.

3D Fatigue? Avatar Producer Jon Landau Says This Is Only the Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.27.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

If you're sick of high movie prices due to 3D movies, sorry, it's only going to get worse. During our Real Time Conversation on the What's Trending live show, Avatar producer Jon Landau said that 3D isn't over: It's just beginning.

Why Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark's Bad Reviews Don't Matter

Danny Groner | Posted 08.26.2011 | Arts
Danny Groner

The theater was packed with young, comic-book-loving kids. A child in front of me was so enthralled by the show, he sat with his back angled forward for the entire show.

Weekend Box Office: Cars 2 Soars, Bad Teacher Sets Diaz Record, Green Lantern Collapses

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.26.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

To the surprise of no one, a Pixar picture topped the box office in its debut weekend, making it 12/12 since 1995. Cars 2 weathered some surprisingly savage reviews to still debut with $68 million over the weekend.

'Cars 2,' Cameron Diaz Smash Box Office Expectations

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 08.26.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Pixar Animation remains undefeated at the box-office races. The Disney unit's animated sequel "Cars 2" cruised to a No. 1 finish ...

WATCH: Is 'Cars 2' Anti-Conservative?

Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy

Some conservatives are up in arms that Pixar's latest release, "Cars 2," carries a supposedly overtly liberal message, like that oil companies are cor...

The Nantucket Film Festival: A Reason to Leave the Beach

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Flanagan

It's pouring rain on Nantucket, but we don't mind. We're here for the The Nantucket Film Festival, which opened June 22nd with screenings of Cars 2 an...

PHOTOS: Pixar's Next Masterpiece

Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

GIven its huge profits -- it pulled in $8 billion in merchandising sales alone. -- it's no surprise that "Cars" would return for a second go round. Af...

Could This Kids Movie Be Big Oil's Next Nemesis?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

Could an animated film about cars become Big Oil's next nemesis? In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, "Cars 2" director John Lassete...

Movie Review: Cars 2 -- Four Flat Tires

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Cars 2 wins the award for the most unnecessary sequel of the year -- at least until someone makes another Jonah Hex movie. Yes, yes, I know - the 200...

Pixar Announces Mysterious New Film

Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment

Disney announced on Monday a new Pixar film would be released November 27, 2013, Deadline reports, though the House of Mouse withheld any information ...