The fourth instalment in Pixar‘s Toy Story series and directed by Josh Cooley, Toy Story 4 sees Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) finding himself left in the closet as the gangs new owner, Bonnie (Madeleine McGrew), doesn’t seem to need him any more. So, when Bonnie’s self-crafted and beloved Forky (Tony Hale) needs some help, […]
Pixar’s latest, directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina, Coco is set in Santa Cecilia, Mexico, and follows 12-year-old aspiring musician Miguel (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez). When his family forbid him from playing music, due to an ancestral ban after his great-great-grandmother’s husband abandoned their family to pursue a career in music, Miguel enters the […]
2015 has ended on a high with the likes of Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens reminding us exactly why we love film and how waiting a whole year for a release can pay off. But now it’s time to look forward to what the new year has to come, with my list […]
(Written for Filmoria) Hey Disney fans! Want to know what Disney films are set to be released over the next few years? Well, thanks to Disney’s D23 Expo fan convention, we have a mass selection of new posters and logos for all of the films that they currently have in the works.
Directed and co-written by Pete Docter, the latest film from Pixar, Inside Out, follows a young girl, Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias), who is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco. Guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), and Disgust (Mindy Kaling) […]
This year’s Pixar computer-animated family comedy, 2001’s Monsters Inc. prequel Monsters University, looks at the relationship between the inseparable pair we came to love 10 years ago, Mike (voiced excellently by Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman), during their days at Monsters University. But Mike and Sully weren’t always the best of friends. From the […]
Disney’s Pixar Animated Studios are known for their classic feature-length films including the Toy Story trilogy, Wall-e, and, most recently, Brave, but it would be rude to forget their short films amongst their talent. Here are my rankings of all Pixar’s original short films, which can also be found, regularly updated, on my Letterboxd account.
Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman and produced by Pixar, Brave follows Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), who is determined to carve her own path in life. As she defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the […]
(Written for BritScene) Disney have released eleven new character posters for Pixar’s upcoming 3D fantasy adventure Brave this week, highlighting both the film’s Scottish cast and Pixar’s stunning animation and attention to detail. Set to close the 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival in June, Brave follows the epic battles of Princess Merida (voiced by Kelly […]
(Written for BritScene) With a new poster and trailer for Pixar’s upcoming 3D adventure, Brave, earlier this week, the film now has a new TV spot, which premiered at this week’s Oscars. Featuring a beautiful song by Scottish singer Julie Fowlis, named Tha Mo Ghaol Air Aird A’ Chuainv which translates from Gàidhlig as My […]
(Written for BritScene) The second poster and trailer for Pixar’s latest animation, Brave, have arrived this week. In keeping with Pixar’s continued push towards more realistic computer-animated textures in its films, this 3D fantasy adventure which follows the epic battles of Princess Merida in ancient Scotland looks pretty magical.
2012 has only just begun, and we’re already talking about some of the amazing films that are set to be released over the next year. With many anticipated films that have already been released in the US that we are yet to see, to the many Marvel films that we are frantically waiting for, we […]
(Written for BritScene) Earlier this week we gave you 7 new images for Pixar’s first fairy tale computer-animation, Brave. Today we have the first full-length trailer for the 3D fantasy adventure which follows the epic battles of Princess Merida in ancient Scotland. Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is determined to make her own path in […]
(Written for BritScene) This week sees the release of 7 brand new images for Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews’ upcoming 3D computer-animated fantasy adventure, Brave, which is Pixar‘s first fairy tale. Previously titled The Bear and the Bow, Brave follows the epic battles of Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald), a young girl in ancient Scotland […]
With 2010 being a great year for film with the likes of Toy Story 3, Inception and the first installment of the final Harry Potter film, 2011 looks set to top it with many anticipated sequels. However, 2011 could also be a bad year for film with many unneeded additions to the barely successful films […]
Directed by John Lasseter and the first feature film from Pixar, Toy Story follows a set of anthropomorphic toys which come to life when humans are not present. Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks), is a traditional pull-string talking cowboy, who has long enjoyed a place of honour as the favourite of six-year-old Andy (John Morris). […]