No matter how invested you are, or aren’t, in Pixar’s Cars films, the latest entry creates a weirdly interesting narrative around the franchise. Imagine if, after Blade Runner, Harrison Ford made a rom-com-dram sequel where Rick Deckard was suddenly running a hotel. And then he made Blade Runner 2049, where he was…
We all have them. Our guilty pleasure movies. Movies we like that we don’t like to tell other people. Films that bring us unbridled joy while making others cringe in pain. Films so many people hate but you just, somehow, for whatever reason, love. This is my list.
Pixar's latest films have been terrific, but not quite up to the standard of Classic Pixar. And with sequels to Monsters Inc., Cars and Finding Nemo coming out recently or soon, some people have worried that Pixar is becoming a "sequel factory." But Pixar president says that's about to change.
There's not one Alien in this mashup, but you expect one to pop up the entire time. Just hearing Prometheus' trailer soundtrack gears you up for a facehugger or space cobra leaping towards Lightning McQueen, or maybe a chest-burster tearing out of Mater's hood, or perhaps an Alien queen coating Finn McMissile in…
Pixar Animation Studios has been responsible for some of the most iconic and best-loved movie characters of the past two decades. As a tribute to these characters and their creators, Australia-based designer Wonchan Lee crafted the impressive series of understated posters you see here.
Cars 2 has the body of burnished Pixar purdiness, a chassis built of the bleached bones of Geoffrey the Giraffe, and an engine kissed by the Cylon god. In Cars 2, God isn't the cosmic clockmaker; he's the cosmic carburetor.
As usual, Pixar is pushing boundaries when it comes to the CGI in Cars 2. Making the film required a render farm containing 12,500 CPU cores. And on average, it took 11.5 hours to render a single frame. [Cnet]
Remote control cars have long been confined to one plane: the floor. No longer the case! The Zero Gravity Finn McMissile car—a suave spyster whip voiced by Michael Caine—can cruise from the floor to the wall without changing gear.
A new Toy Story short will run in front of Cars 2 when it hits theaters June 24. What's the film about? Well, it sounds a lot less tear-jerking than Toy Story 3.