Tag Archives: Michael Giacchino

Exclusive: Toy Story of Terror! Blu-ray Review

Film: Watching Toy Story of Terror! is still a lot of fun. There’s a great mix of humor, suspense and surprises in a tight 22 minute package. While the TV special segments are built around commercial breaks, it still works great on … 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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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Just wanted to say a few words about Brad Bird’s (The Incredibles, Ratatouille) first live action film, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. I saw it last night and thought it was really great. Spectacular action, good acting, a wonderful opening credits … Continue reading

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Up Soundtrack Finally Released on CD!

Yep, you heard me right. Michael Giacchino’s Oscar winning score for Up has finally been released on CD. It’s available for $19.99 as a joint venture from Walt Disney Records and Intrada. It’s limited to 10,000 copies, so get yours now. … Continue reading

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Cars 2 Review: Mater Takes Center Stage

My review is spoiler free, so feel comfortable reading it. I have to admit up front, I really didn’t have high hopes for Cars 2 going in. I just didn’t think that it was a film that would speak to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: A Candid Conversation with Cars 2 Composer Michael Giacchino

I was fortunate enough to talk with Academy Award winning (and my favorite composer) Michael Giacchino about Cars 2 and some of his other projects. I hope you like it. Greg: Who are the contemporary composers that you are a … Continue reading

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New Pixar Short: La Luna

Wow. I wasn’t expecting this information to come out so early, but we have the first details on the new short La Luna which will most likely be attached to 2012’s Brave. The short will debut this year at the Annecy International … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The Incredibles Blu-ray Review

Film: Wow. What can I say about The Incredibles? Some people regard it as their favorite Pixar film. You all know that honor goes to WALL-E for me, but I do consider The Incredibles a nearly flawless film with an … Continue reading

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Giacchino To Score Cars 2

Great news today as Variety (you must register to view their article) drops the news that Oscar winning composer (Up), Michael Giacchino will be scoring Cars 2. (via The Pixar Blog) It’s a big of a surprise as Randy Newman … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with Day & Night Director Teddy Newton

I’m convinced that Teddy Newton is an evil genius (in the best way possible of course). His character design work for the Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Presto and Partly Cloudy add immensely to the respective films and bear his distinct … Continue reading

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