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Bob Peterson Not Directing The Good Dinosaur

I was waiting for official word before commenting and now we have it. Bob Peterson has officially been removed from The Good Dinosaur. In an exclusive interview with the L.A. Times writer Rebecca Keegan, President Ed Catmull shared that a … Continue reading

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Brave Wins Academy Award

Brave won “Best Animated Feature” last night at the 85th annual Academy Awards.

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Brave Nabs Best Animated Feature Film Nomination

Congrats to Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman and the rest of the creative team who worked on Brave. Today, it was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Animated Feature Film category. Winners will be announced on February 24th. Here’s … Continue reading

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Brave Receives Ten Annie Nominations!

Brave snagged 10 nominations as part of the 40th annual Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood. The Brave nominations are listed below, but I’m particularly happy that Steve Pilcher’s brilliant production design was recognized. Let’s hope it … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Brave Blu-ray Review

Film: My thoughts on Brave are pretty well established at this point. I enjoyed the film, but don’t consider amongst Pixar’s best. The mix of humor and drama didn’t completely connect with me, but I can appreciate the artistry on … Continue reading

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Brave Review: It Hits the Target, but Misses the Bullseye

My review is spoiler free, so feel comfortable reading ahead. I have to say, my expectations for Pixar’s latest film, Brave, were sky high. Maybe they were too high. While Brave has many stunning moments, strong acting, beautiful animation and … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Art of Brave Book Review

As you may know, I get nearly excited for the “Art of” books each year as I do for each new Pixar film. This year, Chronicle Books brings us The Art of Brave by Jenny Lerew. The book includes a … Continue reading

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Brave Will Close Edinburgh Film Festival!

Exciting news for Pixar fans in Europe today as it was announced that Brave will close the 2012 Edinburgh Film Festival. Sounds like a perfect match, right? The date looks like July 1st and it will be the European premiere … Continue reading

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The Pixar Podcast – A Double Dose

There’s two new Pixar Podcast episodes for your listening pleasure. Episode #68 is filled with talk about Brave, John Carter and the winner of our contest. Episode #69 is a little less Pixar focused, but there’s some Brad Bird related The Simpsons discussion, … Continue reading

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Brave: New Poster, Clip and Character Descriptions!

iTunes debuted a stunning new Brave poster, along with an extended clip from the film. Not to be outdone, the official Brave website released updated character descriptions from Pixar’s 13th feature film. After watching the clip below, I absolutely love … Continue reading

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