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John Lasseter , Nancy Lasseter - World premiere of Disney-Pixar's 'Finding Dory' at the El Capitan Theatre - Arrivals at El Capitan Theatre, Disney - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 8th June 2016

John Lasseter and Nancy Lasseter
John Lasseter and Nancy Lasseter
John Lasseter and Nancy Lasseter
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John Lasseter

John Lasseter - Los Angeles Premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Zootopia' held at the El Capitan Theatre - Arrivals at El Capitan Theatre, Disney - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 17th February 2016

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John Lasseter - Premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Zootopia' at the El Capitan Theatre - Arrivals at Disney - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 17th February 2016

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John Lasseter

'Toy Story 4' To Feature Love Story Between Woody And Bo Peep!


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Move over Barbie and Ken because there’s a new toy couple in town! Yes at Friday’s D23 Expo in California director John Lasseter confirmed that the upcoming Toy Story 4 would be a love story focusing on a pairing which we always hoped could make it work in the end, Woody and Bo Peep!

toy storyWoody is set to find love with Bo Peep in Toy Story 4.

Speaking at the convention, Lasseter dished on what fans can expect from the fourth Toy Story instalment, "It's something we've never done with Toy Story before. It's a love story with Woody - and this is news - Bo Peep,” the director said. 

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Lightning McQueen's Aeroplane Incarnation Dusty Crophopper To Hit Theatres In 'Planes' (Pictures And Trailer)


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Disney's Planes poster

Here is your first taster of the upcoming 'Cars' spin-off 'Planes'; an equally endearing animated movie about determination and achieving your dreams set to hit screens on August 16th 2013.

DisneyToon Studios brings us this fantastic new interpretation of the Pixar animated 2006 'Cars' movie and it's 2011 sequel 'Cars 2'. The teaser trailer gives away little about the plot, but introduces our soon-to-be favourite animated character of the year with the pounding drums of 'More Human Than Human' by heavy metal band White Zombie. 'Planes' has been directed by Klay Hall of 'King of the Hill', who is a huge aviation enthusiast - and with that you can guarantee not only rib-cracking humour, but remarkable accuracy. We see Dusty, a nervous cropdusting aircraft with a phobia of heights and the voice of Dane Cook, take on some of the biggest plane racing champions in the world as he vows to conquer his fears and fulfil his dream as a successful air racer despite formidable competition. Beside him are his friends Skipper, an old Navy Corsair voiced by Stacy Keach, and Chug, a fuel tanker who doesn't for a second doubt Dusty's capabilities and is played by Brad Garrett

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Cars 2 Trailer


Lightning McQueen knows he's the best and fastest race car in the world and when he hears about the first-ever World Grand Prix he decides he must enter. Along with his best friend Mater the tow truck they start their journey overseas.

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John Lasseter and Roy Conli - John Lasseter and Roy Conli Sunday 14th November 2010 at Disney Disney's 'Tangled' Los Angeles Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre

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John Lasseter Sunday 24th January 2010 The 21st Annual PGA Awards 2010 Hollywood, USA

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Up Review


Very Good
Film critics experience varying degrees of disappointment. Terminator Salvation, for example, disappoints because it's terrible and shouldn't have been made, let alone released. The ironically titled Up, on the other hand, disappoints because it doesn't soar quite as high as its acclaimed Pixar predecessors. Holding each new Pixar flick up to such lofty expectations sounds unfair until you realize the animation factory's outstanding features routinely meet the studio's admittedly sky-high quality bar. And some -- like last year's WALL-E, a very tough act to follow -- raise the bar to even dizzier heights.

Up doesn't manage that. It's good, not great, Pixar -- an elegant and somber reflection on life's unfinished business and our tendencies to put even the biggest dreams on the shelf. And as we discovered with Cars, The Incredibles, and Ratatouille, even good Pixar trumps traditional animation from rival studios, and certainly deserves your time.

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Bolt Review


Very Good
If action "auteur" Michael Bay trained dogs instead of constructing Transformers, his canines would probably behave like Bolt.

Disney's computer-animated mutt (voiced by John Travolta) defends his beloved owner, Penny (Miley Cyrus), from the evil forces of Dr. Calico (Malcolm McDowell) by head-butting semi-trucks, dangling from speeding locomotives, catapulting over military helicopters, and shooting laser beams from his eyes.

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Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1 Review


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If you own every Pixar feature film on DVD, you have most of this content already, even if you don't know it. To grind a few extra bucks out of superfans, Pixar has plopped every one of its short films (which tradidtionally play before each of its feature films) to date onto a single DVD for your rapid-fire enjoyment.

It's all here, from the genius (Lifted, One Man Band) to the banal (Mater and the Ghostlight, Boundin') to the pre-movie-era stuff, where you get to see Pixar in its infancy.

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Ratatouille Review


Essential
A fine red wine only gets better with age. Long before that cork is popped and the first pour hits your favorite wine glass, you already know how great that vintage vino is going to taste. Much like that bottle of wine, the animated films from Pixar Studios keep getting better with time. So how appropriate is it that its latest offering, Ratatouille, is all about delicious food, family and friends, and a glass of wine to wash it all down.

Ratatouille is an intricate dish, infused with energetic and amusing storylines that are all fully cooked and complementary to the film's rich visual look. It's easily the best Pixar creation next to The Incredibles; arguably it's even better. No surprise that Ratatouille is written and directed by Brad Bird, the same mastermind behind The Incredibles. Bird excels at integrating thematic elements that will entertain the youngest and oldest members of the audience alike.

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Cars Review


Very Good

Almost every major sport has a companion film, the one movie fans routinely point to as the definitive representation of their beloved competitive activity. Basketball has Hoosiers. Baseball divides camps between The Natural and Bull Durham. Hockey (Slap Shot) and soccer (Victory) are covered, while football actually has too many to mention.

But prior to 2006, NASCAR was without a representative - and don't even think about suggesting Tony Scott's dreadful Days of Thunder. Racing legend Richard Petty put that crazed notion to rest when he recently told a crowd of entertainment journalists, "The only thing that Days of Thunder had to do with racing was that they had numbers on the side of the car."

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A Bug's Life Review


Excellent
Disney/Pixar's remake of, ironically, Three Amigos!, is redone with bugs and animated via computer. When meanie grasshoppers (headed by Kevin Spacey) threaten the anthill, well-intentioned clutz Flik (Dave Foley) goes on a crusade to find help. He ends up recruiting a bunch of circus performers instead of real heroes to help the cause. Wacky hijinks ensue.

It's a good story (though not as deep as Antz), has genuinely funny characters (much funnier than Antz), and is certainly good for the whole family (unlike Antz altogether). Be sure to check out the DVD, which features both sets of "outtakes" which roll during the credits--hilarious!

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Walt: The Man Behind The Myth Review


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Desperate for information about the pioneering legend behind Mickey Mouse and a whole boatload of classic animated characters? Well, Walt: The Man Behind the Myth will give you all the details, presented in an almost clinical style which Walt Disney would likely have abhorred.

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Cars 2 Trailer

Cars 2 Trailer

Lightning McQueen knows he's the best and fastest race car in the world and when...

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Ratatouille Movie Review

Ratatouille Movie Review

A fine red wine only gets better with age. Long before that cork is popped...

Cars Movie Review

Cars Movie Review

Almost every major sport has a companion film, the one movie fans routinely point to...

A Bug's Life Movie Review

A Bug's Life Movie Review

Disney/Pixar's remake of, ironically, Three Amigos!, is redone with bugs and animated via computer....

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