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by Mr. MacPhisto » Sun May 24, 2009 7:51 pm
by Guest » Mon May 25, 2009 9:43 pm
by Bill the Butcher » Mon May 25, 2009 10:24 pm
4thQtrGlory wrote:If we got all that, i would hang a browns flag from my boner for 2 weeks straight...
by Mr. MacPhisto » Tue May 26, 2009 12:30 am
Hiko wrote:I wouldn't say their catalog is "flawless". Cars and A Bugs Life are pretty bleh.But, yeah, point taken. Pixar has certainly set the animation gold standard as far as creativity and innovation. The fact that the preview for Up looked rather mundane is usually a good sign with Pixar.
by Bill the Butcher » Tue May 26, 2009 1:28 am
by CP » Wed May 27, 2009 12:20 am
by Mr. MacPhisto » Wed May 27, 2009 10:50 pm
CP wrote:Tell my 3 yr old that Cars or Wall-E were bad movies. Or Finding Nemo. Or Monsters, Inc. Or The Incredibles.Only one he has never really taken to is Ratatouille.I actually didn't think Cars was that bad, particularly for the younger audiences. Thought it held their attention pretty well and was a pretty good storyline.
by Guest » Fri May 29, 2009 12:03 am
Mr. MacPhisto wrote:CP wrote:Tell my 3 yr old that Cars or Wall-E were bad movies. Or Finding Nemo. Or Monsters, Inc. Or The Incredibles.Only one he has never really taken to is Ratatouille.I actually didn't think Cars was that bad, particularly for the younger audiences. Thought it held their attention pretty well and was a pretty good storyline.I loved Cars. Maybe you had to take a family roadtrip out west to really appreciate it. I know that that is what inspired Lasseter. And I'd think many up north would identify with a town shutting down, though it was more an analysis on modern life's ignorance of patience and truly soaking in things. There's not a Pixar film I don't like because they all are more than just fun movies. There are things to discover and messages conveyed, though not heavy handed. I've found each plot to be interesting and each is experienced differently between kids and adults. Finding Nemo is an excellent example of this. So is Toy Story 2 with its overtones of old age and death disguised as a toy being abandoned. The genius of Pixar is in their ability to tell a story for all ages and allow people to discover humanity through often non-human characters. Wall-E was a beautiful love story with ultimately amusing environmental overtones. Honestly Ratatouille seems to be the one most out of step with these kind of themes, but I still find it very enjoyable.And it's always fun to enjoy the new short that Pixar puts in front of their new movie. Last year's Presto was my favorite.
by Mr. MacPhisto » Fri May 29, 2009 2:33 pm
Hiko wrote:Name me a Pixar movie worse than Cars.
by CP » Sat May 30, 2009 12:29 pm
by Mr. MacPhisto » Sun May 31, 2009 8:48 pm
CP wrote:Even though it was not a critical success, it made so much money for Disney Pixar that I am surprised that the release date for Cars 2 is somewhere in 2010 or 2011 when it probably should have been out in 2008 or 2009.
by Bill the Butcher » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:40 pm
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by Mr. MacPhisto » Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:53 pm
by Bill the Butcher » Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:39 pm
Mr. MacPhisto wrote:Who would've ever thought even back in 1995 when Toy Story debuted that anybody could pull off a body of work like they have done?
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