Animation Scoop

Are Modern Animated Features Only Made For the Quick Buck?

  • By Charles Kenny
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  • May 29, 2013 8:15 PM
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Simply put: are studios creating animated feature films with only an eye to short-term profits at the expense of long-term gains? Where are the films that are genuinely unique in a cultural way and that (intentional or not) are likely to remain popular in the way Snow White has?

Should Pixar Have Made "Monsters University" For Older Audiences?

  • By Charles Kenny
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  • May 15, 2013 12:01 AM
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  • 6 Comments
Is Pixar losing out on an opportunity to bring such teenagers back into the animation fold?

Immersed in Movies: Pixar Goes Photoreal for 'Blue Umbrella' Short

  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • May 2, 2013 2:14 AM
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The Blue Umbrella is a new kind of enchantment for Pixar. Imagine animating "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" from the umbrellas point of view.

HOT TRAILER: "Monsters University"

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 25, 2013 1:02 PM
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The latest trailer for Pixar's next feature has just come online. Watch it here.

Immersed in Movies: Sneaking Pixar's 'Monsters University' and 'Blue Umbrella'

  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • April 24, 2013 7:28 PM
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I got a chance to see the first 40 minutes of "Monsters University" earlier this month. Rest assured: I've seen enough of Pixar's first prequel to report it's not only a fun and funny college romp but also another animated breakthrough.

Pixar announces Nemo sequel "Finding Dory"

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 2, 2013 2:01 PM
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Pixar revealed that the sequel to Finding Nemo will be called Finding Dory - via an announcement on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today.

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