Coco VR: How Magnopus brings Pixar’s magic to life

FEATURE: “Pixar originally didn’t want to do the project [Coco VR] because they didn’t think we could hit the quality bar that they found acceptable,” said Ben Grossmann, the cofounder of Magnopus. “We had to prove ourselves.” And they did just that. Magnopus is an entertainment experience company founded by people that have decades of experience,…Read […]

A gripping drama on immigration starring the lead of Pixar’s ‘Coco’ could be the sleeper Oscar contender of the fall

Gracie Films “Icebox” is the feature debut for director Daniel Sawka and is based on his award-winning short film that looks at the US immigration policy from the perspective of a migrant young boy trying to get to the US. The short film caught the attention of legendary director/producer James L. Brooks (“The Simpsons,” “Terms […]

Incredibles 2 TRAILER: Disney Pixar’s superhero family returns (WATCH HERE)

The Disney Pixar film is the sequel to the 2000s original, one of Pixar’s most popular productions ever. Incredibles 2 picks up exactly where the last one left off – and sees Holly Hunter’s Elastagirl taking centre stage while Mr Incredible has to stay at home. The official synopsis reads: “In Incredibles 2, Helen (Hunter) […]

Get the First Taste of ‘Bao,’ Pixar’s New Short Film Screening in Front of ‘Incredibles 2’

Pixar’s newest short film, Bao, looks so good that you could just eat it up. And you can now get a Bao first look, with the first images from the Pixar short that will air in front of Incredibles 2 dropping on the internet. Leave it to Pixar to nail the complexities of family life in a seven-and-a-half-minute […]

Purple Mike Wazowski? ‘Toys in the Hood?’ See Some of Pixar’s Wildest Scrapped Ideas

Every movie has its early drafts, some of which never see the light of day. But the rise of concept art books and juicy “How Did This Get Made”-style oral histories have left nary a stone unturned in the vast movie development landscape. Pixar boasts some of the most critically acclaimed and universally beloved animated films […]

How a harsh criticism turned ‘Coco’ into Pixar’s most uniquely made movie yet

Disney/Pixar “Coco” is the latest Pixar movie and is directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”). The movie focuses on the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”), and marks the first time Pixar has told a story around a cultural celebration. Unkrich brought on cultural consultants to make sure the story […]

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ tops ‘Justice League’ to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office (DIS)

Disney/Pixar Disney/Pixar dominated the Thanksgiving holiday weekend at the multiplex once again. “Pixar” won the long holiday weekend with an estimated $ 72 million. The animated movie knocked off “Justice League,” which took in $ 60 million to come in second place. Pixar and Disney Animated Studios have dominated the Thanksgiving holiday weekend over the […]

Review: Coco delivers Pixar’s best technical and emotional magic

Enlarge / Miguel and his “spirit guide” Dante cross the flower petal bridge into the Land of the Dead on Día de Muertos. (credit: Pixar/Disney) Like Pixar’s greatest films, such as Toy Story, Up, and Inside Out, the Thanksgiving weekend treat Coco is a gorgeously rendered fantasy about the good and bad (but mostly good) […]

‘Coco’ Clip and Featurette Reveals More Details of Pixar’s Colorful New Film

The Day of the Dead is nearly upon us, but before the festivities can start, we need to know more about Coco. The new Pixar film that follows a young Mexican boy named Miguel who accidentally finds himself stuck in the Land of the Dead, Coco is as much a love letter to the Mexico as it is […]

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Debuts New Footage and Music from ‘Frozen’ Songwriters [D23 Expo 2017]

Pixar Animation has another film hitting theaters this fall, and it’s unlike any movie they’ve made before. This time, the animation studio has assembled an all-Latino cast to bring to life the story of a young boy (Anthony Gonzales) who meets the deceased members of his family in The Land of the Dead after defying […]