Pixar

Ever since Pixar released the not-actually-that-bad Cars 2 in 2011, the Emeryville-based animation studio has been accused of having “lost its touch” and being “dead”. Even their Oscar-winning 2012 effort Brave received lukewarm reception, and even though audiences in general have welcomed this year’s Monsters University much more enthusiastically, many critics are still saying that…

After the release of last year’s Cars 2 (Pixar’s first feature film to not receive critical acclaim), many people began to question, “Could Pixar possibly be losing their touch?” I’m here to try and silence those with a profound belief that the beloved animation studio truly is “dead”.   Well, first let’s do some brief…

Reports from reviewers who have already seen Disney Pixar’s film Brave, tell us that the witch from the movie is not highly involved in the plot. The witch’s character and looks are modeled after Asian folklore, rather than the black pointed hat with a broom witch, from western culuture that most come to expect. Similar to the…