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Review: Cars 2

Alongside such Pixar hits as Monsters, Inc , Toy Story , and The Incredibles , Cars 2 comes off like a Yugo in a lot full of Porsches.
A Yugo in a lot full of Porsches
By TOM MEEK  |  July 01, 2011

Review: Toy Story 3

All recent bad kids' movies — Furry Vengeance and Marmaduke come to mind — have one thing in common: a PG rating.
The play's the thing
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010

Interview: Pete Docter

Pete Docter was only the third animator to come aboard Pixar when he joined up in 1990, and he's had a lasting effect at the computer-animation powerhouse.
3-D or not 3-D? That is the first question . . .
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 22, 2009


The celebs are okay under the direction of Chris Williams and Byron Howard, but the best lines belong to animator Mark Walton as Rhino, a fanboy hamster who fogs up his plastic ball when excited.
Pixarian technical wizardry and Disney schmaltz
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  November 18, 2008

To Infinity and Beyond! The Story of Pixar Animation Studios by Karen Paik

Chronicle | 320 pages | $75
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 03, 2007

Bon appétit

Family. We spend lifetimes breaking away from them, forging our own path, only to discover it leads back to the same place.
Brad Bird cooks up a masterpiece
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 27, 2007


Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006