Tag: PIXAR

What is the Upcoming “Toy Story” Short Going to be About?

Posted: January 3, 2011 at 5:14 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

It has been known for a little while that the short that will be featured before Pixar’s Cars 2 would be centered around characters from Toy Story in particular Ken and Barbie.  I personally love the idea.  I think that Pixar should leave their perfect trilogy of films alone and just down shorts to lets […]

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“How to Train Your Dragon” Tops Annie Award Nominations – Read the Full Nominations List

Posted: December 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Things have been a little rough this year with the Annie Awards. Both Disney and Pixar have pulled out of the awards due to a voting dispute. However, that didn’t stop voters from voting for Toy Story 3 in Best Animated Feature, Best Director (Lee Unkrich) and Best Screenplay (Michael Arndt). The film was however […]

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New “Cars 2” HD Trailer

Posted: November 16, 2010 at 10:57 am   /   Local, Movie Trailers

[hdplay id=194 width=595 height=375] Synopsis: Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, […]

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Megamind

Posted: November 5, 2010 at 1:15 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

DreamWorks Animation has been hot on the heels of Pixar for years now, but until earlier this year had failed to capture the same type of magic. However, their spring release of How to Train Your Dragon was a resounding hit with both critics and audiences alike. Can they make magic happen twice in one […]

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With $940 Million at Worldwide Box Office, “Toy Story 3” is Biggest Animation Film of All Time

Posted: August 16, 2010 at 12:54 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This weekend marked a couple big milestones for Pixar’s Toy Story 3.  The first milestone they crossed was the $400-million mark domestically, to become only the second Disney film to ever cross that mark at the box office. (The other film to do so was Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.) The next mark […]

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Reese Witherspoon in Negotiations for Peggy Lee Biopic

Posted: August 11, 2010 at 12:27 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Reese Witherspoon has already received an Academy Award for a portrayal of another music legend, country singer June Carter Cash, in the 2005 Johnny Cash biopic, Walk the Line.  Now she is in talks for another famous female music artist, Peggy Lee. Witherspoon has shown a lot of interest in the late jazz singer’s life, […]

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Pixar Writers Meet With Jason Segel For New “Muppets” Movie

Posted: July 22, 2010 at 12:55 pm   /   Local, Movie News

As Roger Ebert said earlier this year, “Pixar is the first studio that is a movie star!” You’ll hear no qualms about that statement from anyone who loves film. Pixar’s track record is near spotless, and their attention to detail and quality is one that has endeared them to audiences of every type. So, when […]

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Oscar Award Winning Composer Michael Giacchino is Scoring “Let Me In”

Posted: July 11, 2010 at 9:41 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Ever since posting the trailer to the film Let Me In last week, I have heard nothing but shouts of, “It won’t be as good as the original!”.  I’m not a fan of remakes either, especially when the original is so well made. However, there is no denying that the trailer for Let Me In […]

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TOY STORY 3 – Ten Years in the Making (Review)

Posted: June 18, 2010 at 6:55 am   /   Film, Local

This past Tuesday night, thanks to ReviewSTL.com and Radio Disney, I had one of those movie going experiences that reminds you of what makes going to the movies such a special experience. I was also reminded of why we continue to sit in the dark and watch movie with strangers, despite rising ticket prices. I […]

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Toy Story 3

Posted: June 18, 2010 at 12:01 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Toy Story 3 seems to be self aware of its nostalgia factor for some adults. Most of the children who loved the original film are now in their twenties. (Scary thought, I know!) It is absolutely fitting that we start the film in the imagination of the owner of Woody and Buzz, Andy.  We are […]

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