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Brad Bird to disappoint us all by making The Incredibles 2


A Short Story, by Jackson Tyler
May 11
"How would you like to make an incredible amount of money?" Brad Bird finally looked up from his desk. He hadn't gone home in two days - editing on Tomorrowland had been gruelling, and he wasn't even sure if the two... read
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New Inside Out trailer shows ins and outs of Pixar's next film


I highly commend this trailer's use of "More Than a Feeling"
Mar 10
  Surprisingly, it's been about two years since we've last had an actual Pixar movie in theaters, so it's pretty exciting to get our first solid new look at their next feature, Inside Out. All previous looks so far gave... read
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Toy Story 4 might be a romantic comedy separate from original trilogy


How could you possibly follow an act like that?
Mar 06
In a recent interview with Disney Latino, Pixar's president, Jim Morris discussed some of the earliest details about the upcoming Toy Story 4. According to Morris, the sequel to the original trilogy won't continue the story, ... read
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New image and logo from Pixar's The Good Dinosaur


I always preferred bad dinosaurs myself
Dec 30
For a Pixar film we've heard relatively little about The Good Dinosaur. That may be because it's run into so much trouble in production. It was delayed from a 2014 release to a November, 2015 release, but things seem to be ro... read
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Inside Out Trailer

Full trailer for Disney/Pixar's Inside Out is adorable


Dec 11
I've been digging how Pixar has been marketing their upcoming animated project, Inside Out. This latest trailer, like the last, may not feature any of the story, but it's got enough substance to chew on. I will never kn... read
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UPDATE: First character clip and posters for Inside Out


Sadness they name is... Sadness
Nov 18
UPDATE: The posters for Joy, Anger, Disgust, and Fear have been added to the gallery. I don't know whose idea it was to cast Lewis Black as Anger, but give them a medal. Original story below!  Pixar's Inside Out is... read
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You've got a fourth in me
With the Toy Story series remaining a big marketing juggernaut long after the trilogy officially ended in 2010, it was almost inevitable that we'd get another film (especially seeing as how we're getting more and more TV spec... read feature

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A character for every emotion I'm feeling!
In a rather unexpected move, Pixar released their first teaser for the upcoming film Inside Out, scheduled to tug on our heartstrings next summer. The teaser trailer mentally prepares you for what you're about to see by quic... read feature

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The Wire invades Pixar

The Wire's Idris Elba and Dominic West reunite, courtesy of...Finding Dory?


Perhaps Elba will play a jellyfish named "Stinger" Bell?
Sep 11
Everybody loves crime drama The Wire. Everybody also loves Pixar. Clearly somebody caught onto this, as The Wire vets Idris Elba and Dominic West have joined the voice cast of Finding Dory! Talking to ShortList, Dominic ... read
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What Up would be like if Michael Bay directed it


Explosions
Aug 18
At first glance I thought they totally missed the mark on this little edit of an Up trailer as it really feels like a Nolan film with all the drama and the WUuuuUUHHhUUHH music. Then the explosions start. Now that's some Michael Bay action. read
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First 'Inside Out' plot details revealed


Riley isn't the only one with conflicting emotions.
May 26
It's been over four years since Inside Out -- the next project from Pixar -- was revealed. Now we finally have some plot details, and they...sound like somebody at Pixar has been digging around in DreamWorks' garbage. From th... read
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YES. ALL THE YES.
Although I'm normally not a fan of sequels, I am a fan of Disney/Pixar sequels. You can argue back and forth over whether or not some of their films deserve sequels, but I'm glad they're coming. I'm one of the few people who ... read feature

Movie Monday - 2/17/14 photo
A bit late, but you were hung over anyway
Welcome to an extremely late version of Movie Monday, but it was Presidents day so I knew you would have a super hangover. Be sure to check the links below. read feature

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Pixar short Party Central playing before Muppets


More Pixar = Never a bad thing
Jan 07
We've got a long wait for new Pixar movies since they've delayed The Good Dinosaur to 2015 (thankfully Disney is picking up the slack), but that doesn't mean we'll be completely devoid of the ol' Pixar magic in 2014. In the g... read
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2014 just got sadder: No Pixar films to be released


Sep 18
Well, it was a good run folks. Pixar was kicking out high quality animated movies on a yearly basis since 2006, but the fun has to come to a stop. We just can't have this many wonderfully human, touching and creative movies c... read
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Bob Peterson off Good Dinosaur, Pixar seeks replacement


The film is still slated to come out May 2014
Aug 27
Pixar's The Good Dinosaur is still slated to come out on May 30, 2014, but hitting that target may be a bit difficult. According to Blue Sky Disney, co-director Bob Peterson was taken off the film and the studio is now trying... read
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There's already a Planes sequel in the works


Get ready for more milking of the Cars universe
Aug 09
Big news out of Disney's D23 Expo not long ago: Planes, The MouseHaus-produced pseudo-sequel to Disney/Pixar's Cars franchise that is only just now making its way into theaters, has already had a theatrical fol... read
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Flixistentialism 21 - Turtle Goofy


Seriously ... he's the worst
Jul 04
On this patriotic episode of Flixistentialism... Dre starts a gang, Liz gets shot for being in a gang, Nicholas discusses his deep rooted hatred for Planes and his affinity for The Little Mermaid. We also discuss a bit of Man of Steel, Pixar vs. Laika and answer some questions. Also, this might be the most explicative explicit podcast ever because 'MURICA THATS WHY. read
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See Monsters University early and free


Washington DC screening
Jun 14
All right time to get the kids, pack them up and bring them to grandma's because you're going to watch some Monsters University. Kid's movie? No frickin' way. You know you're going to enjoy it more, and anyway our passes are ... read
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Trailer: Monsters University


Bonus: new music from Swedish House Mafia
May 22
You don't really put Disney, Pixar and dance music together too often, especially when discussing an animated film, but this new trailer for Monsters University is also debuting some new music from Swedish House Mafia..... read
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Body Snatchers: Threadless' Monsters Inc. t-shirts


May 16
The awesome t-shirt and apparel distribution company Threadless recently held a contest for designers and artists to come up with some awesome t-shirt designs based around Pixar's Monsters Inc. With the movie's prequel, Monst... read
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Pixar to make "Toy Story of Terror," a TV Special


May 14
Pixar has revealed that they will be debuting another Toy Story Toon short, in the tradition of Hawaiian Vacation, Small Fry and Partysaurus Rex. This time, Toy Story of Terror will be broadcasted on ABC television on Hallowe... read
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Monsters University wishes you a Happy Mother's Day


May 09
Mother's Day is fast approaching (this is your official Flixist reminder by the way) in the U.S. it's this Sunday, May 12th. Did you forget? Because Pixar certainly hasn't. To continue their tradition from last year when the... read
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Disney and them Mexicans

Disney nearly trademarked a Mexican holiday


Before deciding offending an entire race and culture was a bad idea.
May 08
For the two of you who aren't aware, I'm a 6'3 Spanish-Mexican-American Indian. I've been waiting forever for a Disney film to explore any part of that culture. I would've preferred a Spanish Disney Princess that isn't Sophia... read
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Brave's Merida to be crowned a Disney Princess


Apr 30
Bet you didn't know that there was a whole coronation process to become a Disney Princess, but there is and on May 1 Merida will be crowned one. Joining (deep breathe) Snow White, Mulan, Aurora, Belle, Tiana, A... read
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M. University Trailer

Trailer: Monsters University


The inclusion of Andrew W.K.'s "Party Hard" certainly helps.
Apr 26
While you wait for the review of Disney's other huge property releasing internationally today, maybe the final trailer for Monsters University will tide you over? Nathan Fillion (and others) were announced as part of the voi... read
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Nathan Fillion, others join Monsters University cast


Apr 16
Pixar's Monsters University, the anticipated prequel to their classic Monsters, Inc. already had a solid cast of voice actors, from the returning John Goodman and Billy Crystal - both reprising their roles as Sulley and Mike ... read
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Finding Dory

Finding Nemo 2 is now officially Finding Dory


[insert never before seen 'still swimming' joke here]
Apr 02
Okay okay, I know what you're thinking. You're thinking that Pixar should focus on original content rather than sequelize (and thus trivialize) their exiting properties. But it's not always a bad thing. A while ago I defended... read
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Monster University got in touch with me today


Had almost forgotten I was an alum
Apr 02
It's not everyday you get word from your old alma mater, but today I came home and found myself with a newsletter, decal and letter from the dean of The School of Scaring at Monster University. Ahhh, I remember my days fondly... read
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Trailer: Monsters University (Japanese)


Tons of new footage!
Mar 08
You know what Pixar's Monsters University really needed to get us pumped up? A trailer in a foreign language. Japanese specifically. Obviously the trailer isn't intended for international audiences, but that doesn't mea... read
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Oblivion and Wall-E Trailer mash up


Mar 07
So what would happen if you combined a science fiction film from Disney/Pixar and combined it with another science fiction film from Universal? Well you would have a mash up of Wall-E and Oblivion and their respective tr... read
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Trailer: Planes


The evolution of Pixar's and Disney's cash cow
Feb 27
Despite our feelings on the nature of Pixar sequels/spin-offs, there's no stopping the propagation of a franchise when it does nothing but make obscene amounts of money. From my understanding, that's essentially the only rea... read
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Here's a new international poster for Monsters University


Take a look at the class
Feb 26
Look at that motley crew of monsters! I have to admit there is a worrisome lack of pants among everyone, but who am I to judge another culture? Disney has released this new international poster capturing what I assume to be t... read
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Matt and Nick debate the very idea of a Toy Story sequel
When a rumor of a Colombian Toy Story 4 confirmation went up a few days ago, there was an odd amount of division between the Flixist editors. Some editors (me) were in favor of a Toy Story sequel, while other editors (Matthew... read feature

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Toy Story 4 set for 2015?


Feb 19
Okay everyone calm down, we all know more Toy Story would be awesome and unavoidable. Whether it's so soon is questionable. According to two different Columbian outlets (Terra, and radio station RCN), they have received a pre... read
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Hear Helen Mirren's voice in Monsters University viral


Feb 18
In this message from the Dean of Monsters University (played by Helen friggin' Mirren who voices a friggin' lady dragon), we get some smooth Mirren voice, the school fight song, and a couple of repeated scenes from previous ... read
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Check out this new clip from Monsters University


After watching two minutes of Jimmy Fallon
Feb 13
If you didn't feel like the extended preview and brand new trailer were enough, I have one more piece of Pixar magic for you with this new clip from Monsters University. There is a bit of a caveat, though. It's a clip introd... read
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Brooks back for Nemo 2, Stanton to helm more live action


Feb 12
Some very good news out of Disney/Pixar today as we learn that Albert Brooks has finally signed on to Finding Nemo 2 to reprise his role as Marlin. Who knows why it took this long, but he evidently inked a really great d... read
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Trailer: Monsters University


Feb 12
While yesterday's extended and extreme preview for Monsters University showed off more of the story beats, this new (made for the UK) trailer for the prequel tries to go for jokes (it still hints tells about Mike and Sully's... read
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Monsters University releases extended preview


Pixar's prequel picks piecemeal bits of Monsters University to show.
Feb 11
Pixar have released this new fangled-video guffin containing some new slick footage from the delicious and nutritious Monsters University (June 20). The clip shows cartoon representations of all of Pixar's stuff before ... read






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