Zootopia Is One of the Smartest Animated Films We've Ever Seen

There’s something inherently weird about the “talking animal” genre, especially once it gets seriously anthropomorphic. What if some people in real life were goats and others were alligators? Would you still feel the same way about crime policy and immigration? It raises all sorts of ugly questions, that don’t have…

How Pixar’s Inside Out Avoided Its Greatest Danger: Becoming An “After-School Special”

Inside Out is a complex film about the human psyche, but it has a really simple message: Sadness is an important part of life. You can’t have joy without sadness, and growing up means accepting that memories can be happy and sad. Director Pete Docter told io9 it was hard to avoid making this feel like an “after-school…

In the New Inside Out Short, Riley's Parents Are Too Embarrassing For Disgust to Handle 

Is it even possible to get tired of seeing the emotions of Inside Out? We think not. To sate our desire for more, we finally have a preview of the short that’ll be included with the Inside Out digital HD (October 13) and the Blu-ray (November 3). It’s called “Riley’s First Date.”