Inside Out – A Delightful Head Trip

It’s been a few years since Pixar has put out a  movie that is an original story (not a sequel). There has been some speculation among fans about the possibility that the golden days of Pixar were over. Cars 2, Planes, and Monsters University were all good movies, but they weren’t the instant classics that Pixar had successfully put out  year after year beginning in 1995 with Toy Story and ending with Toy Story 3 in 2010. Even Brave in 2012, though a really good movie, seemed to be missing some of the Pixar magic. Had the animation crown fallen … Continue reading Inside Out – A Delightful Head Trip

Pixar Top 5

In honor of Inside Out being released June 19th, the first non-sequel Pixar film since 2012 (Brave), I took an informal poll on my Facebook page to get an idea of which Pixar movies are most popular among average viewers (not film critics). A big thanks to all my friends who participated. That poll is below. After that, I’ve listed my personal favorites. Top 5 Pixar Movies – Personal Poll on Facebook 1. Finding Nemo 2. Toy Story 1 3. The Incredibles 4. Toy Story 3 5. Wall-E My Personal Top 7 Pixar Movies 1. The Incredibles 2. Wall-E 3. Toy Story 3 … Continue reading Pixar Top 5

Pixar’s Next Big Hit – INSIDE OUT

Pixar has just released new details on their next original release, Inside Out. Here is the new press release:   “From the tepuis of South America to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In 2015, he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all – inside the mind of an 11-year-old named Riley. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her … Continue reading Pixar’s Next Big Hit – INSIDE OUT