Cars 2

Summer Movie Preview: June 2011 | 2 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

The return of everyone's favorite mutants, the arrival of an intergalactic peacekeeper, and some guy with a bunch of birds marks June's idea of sunny Summer fun.


'Cars 2' Has No Shortage of Clever Appropriations of Human Culture Into It's World of Transportation | 9 Nov 2011 // 3:03 PM

While the overall plot centers on a spy mission and an international car race, the heart of the story is the friendship between Lightning McQueen and his best friend, Mater.


'Cars 2' Tries to Balance Merchandising and Moviemaking...and Fails. | 8 Nov 2011 // 10:45 PM

This is a movie made for kids who grew up on tiny tin versions of their favorite vehicles, a group outside the often adult reach of a typical Pixar experience

The 5 Major Flaws in 'Cars 2' | 27 Jun 2011 // 3:30 AM

While some may disagree with these analytical conclusions, one thing is certain -- Cars 2 is destined to go down as the title that broke Pixar's perfect record. Here are some possible reasons why.


Merchandise sales drive Pixar's 'Cars' franchise | 22 Jun 2011 // 5:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to sequels, "Cars 2" flies in the face of conventional Hollywood calculus. Its predecessor was the least well-reviewed of Pixar Animation

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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