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I'm not sure I see the appeal to Onward

Pixar is a studio I used to love with a fiery passion, but its output over the last decade has been incredibly mixed. From sequels no one wanted to just subpar original ideas, I no longer look forward to the next year's Pixar release. Toy ...

 
 
 
 
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Disney's Toy Story 4 tops $1 billion gross

For a sequel no one really expected to happen, Toy Story 4 did incredible at the box office. The fourth installment did so well, in fact, that it just grossed $1 billion worldwide as of this week. This continues to be a trend this year for ...

 
 
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Ranking the best Pixar movies (and Cars 2 I guess...)

(ED Note: This feature originally ran in June of 2018. It has been updated the include the latest Pixar releases.) I've been a fan of Pixar for most of my life. Whenever Pixar gets around to making a new movie, whether it's an original...

 
 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Top 3 Pixar Movies

Toy Story 4 is out and guess what, it is amazing! Is this a return to form for Pixar, we sure hope so. On this week's FlixList I counted down his top three Pixar movies of all time. I talk about my love of Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up, bu...

 
 
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Review: Toy Story 4

There's an old adage within Pixar, that the prestigious animated studio wouldn't make sequels unless they had "better stories" than the originals. Ever since Cars 2 followed up a homely and relatable classic with espionage plots and literal...

 
 
 
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Get ready for the Frozen 2 hypetrain all over again

Fans of Frozen are getting ready to "Let It Go" and "Build A Snowman" again in the sequel to the hit first film. Today Disney gave us a look at the all-new ominous looking poster featuring Queen Elsa and Princess Anna and it sure does send ...

 
 
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Unicorns suck according to Onward, Pixar's newest film

It was bound to happen, but Pixar seems to be receiving more criticism as of late. Notwithstanding the very necessary changes at the top, there's been mounting concerns about the amount of sequels (albeit not always direct ones) being made...

 
 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Summer Movie Preview

It's that time of the year again folks! It's getting warmer outside, the flowers are blooming, and schools are getting ready to be let out, flooding the world once more with the gremlins know as "children" and the abominations we know as "t...

 
 
 
 
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Toy Story 4's Super Bowl spot is a brief look at the film

We haven't seen much footage of the upcoming Toy Story 4 yet. Vague teasers with classic songs and the basic logo are about the only thing we know of Pixar's fourth entry in this revered series. During the big game last night, an incredibly...

 
 
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I'm happy John Lasseter is leaving Disney

I've always had very conflicting feelings about Disney's former Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. This was even before the frequent sexual harassment claims, which led him to take a six-month sabbatical last year before announ...

 
 
 
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Review: Incredibles 2

There has been early chatter that Incredibles 2 relies on nostalgia to achieve its ends. Let me be perfectly clear, I understand that (1) we’re in the middle of a nostalgia driven resurgence of a great many properties come back to lif...

 
 
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Ralph Breaks the Internet trailer repairs expectations

It's not even been three months since Ready Player One whelmed at the boxed office and already someone has come along and shown how that should have been done. Love it or hate it, the crux of RPO, outside of nostalgia, was t...

 
 
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Incredible 2 has an incredibles new trailer

People are pretty amped up for Incredibles 2, and its pretty easy to see why. Pixar almost never delivers a bad movie, and they seem pretty immune to sequalitis (the disease that makes most sequels worse than the first film). In fact aside...

 
 
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The first Incredibles 2 trailer is here

We've all had to wait wait a long time for this, but it's finally here. Incredibles 2 has a full trailer full of incredible sequel things. Well, mostly just parenting. Of course that's what made the The Incredibles so g...

 
 
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What genre can't Disney beat DC superhero movies with?

Thanksgiving weekend has long been known for your drunk uncle saying things they probably shouldn't, eating too much turkey, and rousing oneself out of the turkey-induced stupor to see a movie. Usually, this spells good news for big release...

 
 
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Review: Coco

A litany of Disney animated films have explored various cultures. Whether or not they were entirely respectful of those cultures is up for debate, but the one constant up until recently was that neither Disney nor Pixar tackled any aspects ...

 
 
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Check out the first teaser for The Incredibles 2

There isn't much to go on in this teaser, honestly, but it does confirm a few things. Baby Jack Jack has a couple of new powers, and the Incredibles theme still pulls at my heartstrings the way it used too.  The sequel will ...

 
 
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'The Incredibles 2' picks up where the first left off

The Incredibles ended on a high note, with the Parr family jumping into action to defeat The Underminer, and then a cut to black implying that their adventures would continue one day. Today we know that there is indeed a second Incredibles ...

 
 
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Review: Cars 3

Pixar has made a name for itself these past few decades by delivering quality kids films that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age. Yet among those films, the Cars series is rarely included, and for good reason. The storytelling and jokes ...

 
 
 
 
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New Cars 3 trailer looks sort of like Rocky III

That first trailer for Cars 3 was surprisingly somber. It teased tough times ahead for Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson). I sensed a troubling fall from grace, and maybe even a death. Okay, maybe not a death. But it was pretty darn ...

 
 
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This Cars 3 teaser trailer is short and awesome

Cars is overall the worst Pixar series to date, but maybe Pixar is pulling a Toy Story 3 with the third film? This teaser trailer for Cars 3 is short, but it hits quite harder than I'd expect. It's already better than the first two, but I'm...

 
 
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Newest Finding Dory trailer just keeps swimming

I know I'm supposed to look at sequel announcements with some kind of critical eye, but I just can't do that with Pixar. I've been waiting for a Finding Nemo sequel right after the first one ended, so every bit of Finding Dory footage is th...

 
 
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Enjoy the first trailer for Finding Dory

Finding Dory is finally here... in trailer form. Of all the hotly anticipated Pixar films (which is all of them) I'm most hotly anticipating this one. This first trailer gives us a little hint at the story, which finds Dory, Nemo and M...

 
 
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First Finding Dory poster swims in

I think I say this every time a Pixar sequel comes up, but it's worth saying: Toy Story 3 basically gave them carte blanche to do whatever the hell they want. When they knocked a third film out of the park when everyone was basically h...

 
 
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Watch dinosaurs talk in a new trailer for The Good Dinosaur

In true Pixar fashion, the closer we get to the release of one of their new films, the more specific details we start to see in the trailers. While many early trailers for The Good Dinosaur showed off awe-inspiring shots of nature more than...

 
 
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Toy Story 4 plot details are worrisome

After Toy Story 3 landed I promised I would never doubt Pixar again unless it involved automobiles, but they are making it hard. Good Morning America revealed our first plot details for Toy Story 4 and they seem a bit out of left ...

 
 
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New Good Dinosaur trailer almost drowns a good dinosaur

Our first peak at The Good Dinosaur didn't give us much to go on, but it definitely wet our whistle for something that looks drastically different from previous Pixar films. Now, with this new trailer, we know it looks drastically diff...

 
 
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New Pixar Short Brings Us Superpowered Hindu Heroes

One of the best parts of any new Pixar film (or most animated films these days) is the little short films before the feature. Usually these will showcase unsung animators, student works, or something the new guy was tasked to do. Of course,...

 
 
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Review: Inside Out

I'm having a lot of trouble writing this review, and it's not because my computer crashed and deleted the almost finished product at one point. No, I'd already been through a few drafts before that and nothing was working. Usually I get in ...

 
 
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First teaser trailer for Pixar's The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur has had a troubling development for the last few years. Hit with delays, losing a director, and a major reworking, the film we have now no longer resembles the original idea. It's hard to tell how much of the old ideas are...

 
 




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Carmen Sandiego (Season Two)"Sins of the father"

 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"EEEEEEEEVIIIIIIIIIIIIL"

 

Trick"Give me something good to stab (and stab and stab)"

 

Metallica: S&M²"Fight Fire With Fire"

 

LFF Harriet"Be free or die"

 

Gemini Man"Does whatever a gemini can"

 

LFF The Aeronauts"Reach for the sky"

 

NYFF Saturday Fiction"Life during wartime"

 

The Addams Family"Just be yourself (but not too much!)"

 

Parasite"Class mobility is a lie"

 

Lucky Day"Luck's run out"

 

LFF Knives Out"Whodounut"

 

LFF Bad Education"Ain't misbehavin"

 

NYFF The Whistlers"Whistling away the jail days"

 

LFF Marriage Story"Romcom in reverse"

 

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Preacher (Season 4)"The Messiah will dance!"

 

LFF The King"High drama"

 

LFF Jojo Rabbit"Ja Hitler!"

 

LFF Hope Gap"Deficient"

 

LFF Lucky Grandma"You'll never look at your grandma in the same way again"

 
 
 
 
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