The 8 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: Pixar Shorts, ‘School Daze’

It’s a very low-voltage week for new releases (aside from the latest Frederick Wiseman documentary and a new collection of Pixar treats), so let’s dive into some catalogue titles, and we’ve got a real variety to choose from — and by “real variety,” I mean, “would you prefer a ‘30s screwball comedy or a ‘70s […]

Theme Park Bits: Pixar Pier Edition – New Pixar Pier Glimpses, Interactive Pixar Ball, ‘Inside Out’ Candy Apples

In this (mostly Pixar Pier-related) edition of Theme Park Bits: Check out Incredibles Park and Pixar Pier’s interactive Pixar ball. What will the array of colorful billboards inside Pixar Pier look like? Take a gander at Lamplight Lounge and its menu. Are you ready for Inside Out-themed candy apples? What else is happening at Disney […]

10 Great Animated Shorts That Aren’t From Pixar or Disney

(Welcome to Let’s Get Animated!, a column that spotlights the best of film animation. In this edition: here are the most essential stop-motion animated movies.) With every new Pixar movie comes the promise of another one of the studio’s beautifully constructed, deeply felt animated shorts. And the upcoming short paired with the highly anticipated Incredibles 2, the […]

Theme Park Bits – Overnight Parking Fees for Disney World Hotel Guests, New Pixar Pier Artwork and Videos

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Free overnight parking at Walt Disney World hotels will soon be a thing of the past. See videos and new concept images of the upcoming Pixar Fest and Pixar Pier at Disneyland Resort. See a talking doughnut interview Voodoo Doughnut’s founders before it comes to Universal Orlando. A […]

Disneyland’s Pixar Pier Gets a Batch of New Concept Art

Disneyland’s California Adventure already has an area devoted to the Cars franchise and A Bug’s Life, but the park is about to get a fresh injection of Pixar-themed content at the newly-revamped Pixar Pier, which is replacing Paradise Pier. The official Disney Parks Blog has unveiled some new Pixar Pier concept art, including neighborhoods devoted to […]

Theme Park Bits: Life-Size ‘Star Wars’ Vehicles, Giant Pixar Ball Action, and Disney Parks on Google Street View

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: View official drone footage of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction site. See fan-made Star Wars vehicles put together before your very eyes at Disneyland Paris. Florida parkgoers: get your $ 25,000 upfront membership fee ready for Club 33 at Epcot. Witness a giant version of the Pixar ball roll […]

This Oscar-nominated Pixar short took 5 years to make — and it contains a bunch of Easter Eggs hidden in plain sight

Pixar’s “Lou” is nominated for best animated short at the 2018 Oscars. INSIDER spoke with director and writer Dave Mullins about the five-year journey to bring “Lou” to theaters in front of “Cars 3.” The short was inspired by the feeling of being the new kid at school. At one point, they considered making the […]

Disney Parks Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Hotel Details, New Marvel Rides and Pixar Pier Opening Date

D23 Expo Japan was held over the weekend and you know what that means: lots of Disney news. But the biggest news to come out of this event hails not from the realm of film and television, but from theme parks. Specifically, theme park stuff based on film and television. You want to know more […]

‘Monsters Inc’ is the next Pixar world coming to ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’

Pixar’s presence in Kingdom Hearts 3 won’t be limited to the Toy Story crew. Square Enix and Disney have revealed that Monsters Inc will play a role, too. You’ll see Boo, Mike and Sully (minus the famous actors, of course) as well as settings from the classic CG movie, such as the door vault. There’s […]