Animation

All 19 Pixar Movies, Ranked

In the past two decades, computer animation studio Pixar has captivated audiences all over the world with an abundance of original stories, …

Walt Disney Company

Watch “Alike,” a Poignant Short Animated Film About the Enduring Conflict Between Creativity and Conformity

From Barcelona comes "Alike," a short animated film by Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez. Made with Blender, an open-source 3D rendering …

Culture

John Lasseter Allegations Come at an Awkward Time for Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Debut

Just as the Disney-Pixar movie “Coco” began its Tuesday night previews, news broke that animation guru John Lasseter would be taking a six-month …

John Lasseter

Coco Review

Both figuratively and literally, Coco is Pixar’s most human film. The movie delivers a compelling story centered around memorable characters that …

Walt Disney Company

Pixar’s Lasseter admits ‘missteps,’ takes leave

Pixar executive John Lasseter has taken a six month leave of absence, acknowledging “missteps” and “difficult conversations” related to his contact with the Emeryville company’s employees, according to a report.<p>The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday published what was identified as a memo to Pixar …

Entertainment

Coco Review: Pixar’s Latest Has Wit, Style, and a Very Good Dog

After a pair of disappointing sequels, this otherworldly tale looks like a return to form.<p>A cynic could be forgiven for initially dismissing Pixar’s colorful <i>Coco</i> as a charming but prosaic diversion—a skeleton whose flashy costume can’t quite hide the fact that it’s been assembled from the ossified …

Artists

Review: ‘Coco’ Brings the Pixar Touch to Death

One of the pleasures of a new Pixar feature is the chance to be amazed by what animation can do. Sometimes you witness a big, bold breakthrough, like the computer-assisted rendering of fur in “Monsters, Inc.,” of water in “Finding Nemo,” or of metal in “Cars.” The innovations in “Coco” are no less …

furious

The Incredibles 2 teaser trailer sets record for animated films

Pixar has a surefire hit on their hands with forthcoming sequel <i>The Incredibles 2</i> considering its brand new teaser trailer has just smashed one hell …

Movies

Pixar boss ‘taking leave’ over misconduct

Pixar

Coco Was A 'Collaborative Process' At Pixar

Gael Garcia Bernal is a Mexican film actor, director, and producer, most known for his work in <i>Bad Education</i>, <i>The Motorcycle Diaries</i>, and <i>Babel</i>. He is …

How a New Oscars Rule Could Shake Up the Animation Contenders

As 26 films vie for Oscar's attention in the animated feature category, changes in the nominating committee could make it tougher for little films …

Movies

Videos: Oats Studios Short Film Gdansk

This is the short film <i>Gdansk</i>.<p>From Oats Studios and Neill Blomkamp, it is the first part in a series about medieval giants. Last week, they released a …

Pop Culture

Review: Coco

I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco<p>A litany of Disney animated films have explored various cultures. Whether or not they were entirely respectful of …

10 Things Parents Should Know About 'Coco'

<i>Coco</i>, the latest animated film from Disney/Pixar, hits theaters tomorrow. Here’s what you should know before you take your kids!<p><b>1. Will my kids and I</b> …

Day of the Dead

Canceled Pixar Movies: A Look at What Might Have Been

This week sees the release of <b>Coco</b>, the 19th feature film from Disney•Pixar which is already breaking box office records and could go on to become yet …

Canadian Humour

Thanksgiving Box Office Preview: Will 'Coco' Be Hurt by John Lasseter Accusations?

Pixar’s latest arrives amid sexual misconduct scandal, while “Justice League” and “Wonder” face very different second weekends<p>Thanksgiving weekend is …

Entertainment

Ads for housing that exclude demographics are still being approved by Facebook, a year after a study highlighted the illegal discriminatory practice on Facebook

2:10 PM ET, November 21, 2017<p><b>36 female SNL staffers who worked with Senator Al Franken, who was a writer for the show, released a statement of public</b> …

Eric Schmidt

‘Red Turtle,’ ‘Big Bad Fox,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ Vie for Best Director at 1st European Animation Awards

Michael Dudok de Wit’s “The Red Turtle,” “The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales,” directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert, and Claude Barras’ “My Life …

Hayao Miyazaki

Pixar's Newest Animated Film Coco - In Theaters November 22nd- A Mom's Impression | Resource for Busy Parents

Shares 0<p>Pixar studios invited our family for an early screening of Coco. All opinions are 100% mine.<p>The holiday season gives us many opportunities to …

Pixar

‘Coco’ Sends Pixar On A Colorful Trip South Of The Border

Pixar’s <i>Coco</i> is a riot of colors: fireworks, striped skirts, polka-dotted dogs, and orange marigold petals — the symbolic flower of the Day of the Dead — sugaring everything like sprinkles. It has to be cheerful. After all, its a cartoon for kids starring black and white bones. Generations of them, …

Entertainment

Anderson native works on his first Pixar movie, "Coco," coming out Wednesday

CLOSE<p>While searching for his way home from the Land of the Dead, a young boy discovers much more than he ever imagined in Disney's 'Coco.'<p>Since …

Emotions

Pixar's Day-of-the-Dead film 'Coco' aims to shake up image of Mexico

The rich history of Día de los Muertos isn't always understood in the US, despite increasing popularity. The filmmakers' attention to detail has …

Mexico

Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, November 13-19

The "Nana Mizuki Live Zipang x Izumo Taisha Gohono Kōen ~Gekka no Utage~" live event sold 2,889 copies to rank #5 on the overall DVD chart.<p>The …

Manga

Charlie Rose: CBS anchor sacked over allegations of unwanted sexual advances

US television host Charlie Rose has been sacked after eight women accused the network anchor of unwanted sexual advances.<p>Mr Rose has questioned the …

Norah O'Donnell

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Meg Whitman to Step Down as Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO<p>Meg Whitman will step down as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise early next year, the company said Tuesday.<p>CBS, PBS Sever Ties With Charlie Rose<p>CBS fired veteran broadcast journalist Charlie Rose after reports of allegations of …

AkzoNobel

TV Gains Offsets Film Losses at Entertainment One

TV hits such as “Designated Survivor” and “Peppa Pig” are driving Entertainment One’s business as the company’s film division continues to struggle. …

Peppa Pig

Pixar's Coco is a sweet, sombre meditation on family, destiny and death

Pixar’s newest computer-animated film is set in both the real world of Mexico and in the afterlife, after 12-year-old Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) …

Canadian News

15 Cartoon Characters Inspired By Real Celebrities

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and creators in every industry are notorious for pulling inspiration from their everyday lives. …

Figure Skating

Movie review: Pixar's 'Coco' sings a high-spirited but sometimes faltering tune

Can a person honor his family and pursue his dreams? That is the question at the heart of "Coco," a whimsical and high-spirited romp through the …

Entertainment

'Coco' Review: Delight of the Living Dead

A riot of color sets “Coco” apart. Orange dominates Disney/Pixar’s celebration of Mexican culture, and not just any orange, but the vibrant hue of Aztec marigolds. The setting is a town in rural Mexico where 12-year-old Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez), who dreams of being a musician, is frustrated …

Opinion