Comic Riffs: Pixar's Up


Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 01/10/2013

2013 OSCARS NOMINATIONS: Brenda Chapman, Pixar’s first woman director, ‘overwhelmed and humbled’ by ‘bittersweet’ nod for ‘Brave’

Brenda Chapman, Pixar’s first woman director, ‘overwhelmed and humbled’ by nomination for ‘Brave.’

By Michael Cavna  |  10:27 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brenda chapman, pixar's brave, frankenweenie, the pirates band of misfits, paranorman, wreck-it ralph

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/02/2012

‘TED’ FOR THE WIN: Seth MacFarlane comedy wins weekend with $54.1M debut [UPDATED]

‘TED’ TALK: Seth MacFarlane comedy tops box office during a record weekend for June.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:34 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ted, seth macfarlane, pixar's brave, madagascar 3

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 12/12/2010

The case for Oscar: 'TOY STORY 3' named among AFI's TOP 10 for 2010

"Toy Story 3" continues to strengthen its case for an Oscar bid as Best Picture. The American Film Institute on Sunday named the Disney/Pixar 3-D feature as one of its best 10 movies of 2010 -- the sole animation...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:43 PM ET, 12/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word, The Holly Word | Tags:  AFI Top 10, Beauty and the Beast, Disney/Pixar, Pixar's Up, Toy Story 3

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/01/2010

DREAM TRAILERS: The 6 Best 'INCEPTION' Parodies This Minute [UPDATED]

When it comes to fertile territory for parody, "Inception," it turns out, is the dream trailer. Leonardo DiCaprio's air-of-urgency voiceover. The succinctly simple plot description for a film that is anything but easy. And, to no small effect, Hans...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Christopher Nolan, Dora the Explorer, Haruhi Suzumiya, Inception, Pixar's Up, Toy Story 3

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2010

THE OSCARS RANT: Sure, 'Avatar' is art -- but is it animation?

It's a distinction you will little find elsewhere -- but perhaps one that will soon force rule changes for the assorted Hollywood awardgasms. With the Oscars less than a week away -- and with "Avatar" and "Up" both poised...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word, The Holly Word | Tags:  Academy Awards, Avatar, Disney/Pixar's Up, James Cameron, Jon Landau, Visual Effect Society honors