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Pixar Nabs 5 of the Best Selling Blu-rays of All Time

    While many folks think physical media is dead, I continue to buy blu-rays. The picture and sound quality are still unmatched and the bevy of extra features (when done right) dazzle me. I also like the fact that I … Continue reading

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Exclusive: New Cars Bonus Disc Includes Shorty Shorts

A new Cars Exclusive Bonus Disc has quietly slipped out in the United States. New copies of both Cars and Cars 2 on Blu-ray at retailer Target, include a Bonus Disc that features the first three Cars “Shorty Shorts” plus … Continue reading

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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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Oscar Race – Cars 2 Out, La Luna In

In somewhat surprising news, Cars 2 missed the cut when Academy Award nominations were announced this morning. This is the first time, since the Animated Feature Film category was created that Pixar has not had a film in the running. … Continue reading

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Michael Giacchino Speaks!

In case you missed it, Oscar winning composer Michael Giacchino talks about scoring Cars 2, his childhood inspirations and much more. This audio was recorded by yours truly at the Cars 2 Press event this past April and we recently … Continue reading

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Cars 2 – First Oscar Ads Emerge

Here’s the first two Cars 2 For Your Consideration Oscar Ads (courtesy of Awards Daily). Disney-Pixar is promoting the film in the following categories: Best Animated Feature, Best Song and Best Score.

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John Lasseter – Hollywood Walk of Fame Recap

John Lasseter received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 1st. It’s a well deserved honor for a visionary that helped shape the world of animation over the past 25+ years and usher in a new era. … Continue reading

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Pixar Bytes: Lasseter Star, Winery, Toy Story Book & More!

John Lasseter talks candidly about his winery with The Hollywood Reporter. John will also be receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 1st. There’s a new book coming out entitled The Toy Story Films: An Animated Journey, by author … Continue reading

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Director Rob Gibbs Talks Air Mater

I had a chance to participate in a virtual roundtable discussion with Air Mater director Rob Gibbs. Rob has helmed a number of the Mater shorts and has a long history with Pixar. Here’s the transcript from the event: Q … Continue reading

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Cars 2: New DVD/Blu-ray Clips

Disney-Pixar has released a couple of clips from the upcoming Cars 2 DVD and Blu-ray (release date: November 1st). The first is a behind the scenes clip highlighting some of the “research” that the production team did. You’ll hear from … Continue reading

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