Wednesday, January 12 2011
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
Monday, January 10 2011
Many of 2010's best triumphed not by rejecting the artifice or fantasy of filmmaking or gaming or dreaming, but by hopping between worlds, ever beginning.
Tuesday, May 4 2010
After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.
Tuesday, November 22 2011
These films are not only completely entertaining, but they are also uplifting, funny, and heartbreaking – a beautifully rendered trilogy that stands at the top of Pixar’s excellent output of movies.
Friday, June 18 2010
In the cleverly entertaining Toy Story 3, Ken is confused and superficial, and also pretty fabulous.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.
Tuesday, November 2 2010
Not only are these wildly entertaining family films crafted with the very best of aesthetic and technological acumen, but they represent how crucial memories are, and reluctant we are to let them go.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
Our choices for the Top Five Best/Worst films of the flawed 2010 summer movie season.
Thursday, June 24 2010
Instead of reviewing the film itself, we focus on a single sequence -- again, call it the "incinerator stand-off"-- and use it as a means of explaining Pixar's enduring power within the artform.
Tuesday, June 22 2010
Toy Story 3 proved itself to be both a critical and box office smash this past weekend, breaking records as Pixar Studios' highest-grossing opening weekend…
Monday, June 28 2010
LOS ANGELES — Proving that family entertainment from trusted brands has become more powerful at the box office than A-list stars, Pixar's "Toy Story 3"…
Friday, June 25 2010
LOS ANGELES — "Toy Story 3" will rule the box office playground again this weekend as the ensemble comedy "Grown Ups" is set for a…
Saturday, June 19 2010
LOS ANGELES — Pixar Animation Studios, the pioneering digital studio that long prided itself on creating novel stories and characters, is now treading a well-worn…
Friday, June 18 2010
LOS ANGELES — Lee Unkrich was excited four years ago when John Lasseter, director and chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios,…
Thursday, June 17 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — The animated toys Jessie, Mrs. Potato Head, Hamm and Barbie face a new adventure with "Toy Story 3" and have brought along…