Review: ‘Inside Out’ Is Pixar’s Best Film Since ‘Toy Story’

Inside Out - 5 Emotions

In just under 30 years of existence, Pixar has amassed an incredible amount of goodwill from audiences around the world, giving the studio more respect than any other film studio in Hollywood. In recent years, the universal praise that the studio usually garnered has wavered, with Toy Story 3 (2010) being Pixar’s last mega-success. Even though both Brave and Monsters University were quality films, this year’s spectacular Inside Out will be the film that reminds viewers that Pixar has no equal in the film business. Read my spoiler-free review after the break! [Read more…]

Head Inside The ‘Inside Out’ U.S. Premiere With 35 Photos

Los Angeles Premiere And Party For Disney-Pixar's INSIDE OUT At El Capitan Theatre

The Inside Out world premiere took place at the Cannes Film Festival in France last month, making it the second Pixar film to screen at the prestigious festival. With the film’s release date rapidly approaching, the U.S. premiere was held last night at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. After the break, take a look at 35 photos from the colorful premiere! [Read more…]

See ‘Inside Out’ Stars and Creative Team Celebrate At Cannes

"Inside Out" Premiere - The 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Inside Out received an incredible reception at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday, with those in attendance at the screenings stating that the film received what will easily be one of the strongest receptions at the festival. The creative team and voice actors attended several events throughout the day to celebrate what is only the second Pixar film to screen at the prestigious festival. See a large collection of photos from the day’s events after the break! [Read more…]

See Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Holiday Card Come To Life

2014 Holiday Card - Inside Out

Many film studios are known to send out creative and unique holiday cards in the December timeframe. Pixar’s cards often feature beautiful artwork spotlighting its next feature film. With Inside Out slated to arrive in theaters in June, this year’s card from the animation studio placed lead character Joy on the front, a great choice to celebrate the season. After the break, take a closer look at the card and see some behind-the-scenes photos demonstrating how artist Ronnie del Carmen brought it to life! [Read more…]

D23 2011: A Conversation With The Pixar Creative Team Panel (Update: Video Footage Added)

PETE HAMMOND, RONNIE DEL CARMEN, PETER SOHN, PETE SOHN, DAN SCANLON, BOB PETERSON, MARK ANDREWS, PETE DOCTER, ANDREW STANTON, JIM MORRIS, JOHN LASSETER

In celebration of 25 years of Pixar magic, the top creatives from the studio sat down for an informal chat at the D23 Expo on Saturday.  On hand for the event were John Lasseter, Jim Morris, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, Mark Andrews, Dan Scanlon, Pete Sohn and Ronnie del Carmen.  Scheduled but missing from the panel was Lee Unkrich. The “nine young men” told stories about Pixar’s past and reminisced about their time with the studio. Each Pixarian was asked to recall their favorite memory while working at the studio.  Some of the stories were new and some famiilar. From the first SIGGRAPH convention to the production of the first Cars film, each panel member had a great story to tell. [Read more…]

D23 2011: Pixar Previews Brave & Monsters University, Announces Two Brand New Films

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The huge Walt Disney Studios panel just let out here at the D23 Expo, and if Disney was trying to leave an impression with media and fans, they truly succeeded. Previewing films from Marvel Studios, their animation and live-action branches, as well as Pixar, Disney brought out a ridiculous amount of clips, directors, and writers to talk about their upcoming films. We were provided with clips and artwork from Pixar’s 2012 and 2013 films, Brave and Monsters University, respectively. Pixar also surprised the D23 attendees with the announcement of two brand new (and completely original) films – one involving dinosaurs and the other focusing on how the mind works. Read on for a quick recap of the fantastic presentation! [Read more…]