The animators at Pixar definitely love to throw in allusions to some of their favorite movies in their own films. Vimeo user Jorge Luengo Ruiz has put together a first-rate compilation video that gives you side-by-side comparisons between Pixar movies and the movies that they’re referencing in particular scenes. While I definitely had noticed some of these when watching Pixar movies in the past, Ruiz has a really sharp eye for the way different shots are set up to mimic shots from classic movies. Basically, to make a video like this, you really have to know your movies. More →
Disney has bold plans for the next 4+ years, and the company has now announced every single movie it plans to release through 2020. Hotly anticipated new Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar titles are in the works, and below you’ll find a complete list of Disney projects along with all of their tentative launch dates. More →
After struggling to produce another critically acclaimed masterpiece for the first half of the decade, Pixar returned with a flourish when Inside Out hit theaters in 2015. The movie is sitting at a sterling 98% on Rotten Tomatoes, and its success has given us hope for upcoming releases like The Good Dinosaur and Finding Dory.
But before we look forward, let’s take a step back into the annals of Pixar history.
Following the release of Monsters University, many moviegoers became worried that Pixar might have finally lost its magic touch. The sequels just weren’t connecting with fans, and Brave, the studio’s one original film, suffered considerably from behind-the-scenes drama. It was beginning to look like Pixar’s reign had come to an end.
Then, after a year without a single Pixar release, the studio stormed back on to the scene with Inside Out and got us all back on their side. But can they keep us there? More →
After abandoning the big screen for an entire year, Pixar is back with not one, but two original feature length films in 2015. Inside Out will hit theaters in just a few weeks, and then in November, the studio will return with The Good Dinosaur, a project which lost its first director two years ago. More →
It’s been a year and a half since Pixar last graced the silver screen, but that might have been for the best. After what seemed to be an endless streak of critical and commercial hits, the sterling film studio hit a bump in the road with Cars 2. Now, two films later, Pete Docter is looking to put Pixar back on track.
Apple, Google and five other technology companies must face an antitrust lawsuit for illegally agreeing to not poach each other’s employees. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, rejected the companies’ bid to dismiss claims brought under the Sherman Act and California state law, Reuters reported on Thursday. In addition to Apple and Google, Intel, Adobe, Pixar, Intuit and Lucasfilm are accused of entering into the illegal agreements. The proposed class action lawsuit was filed after five software engineers claimed the companies conspired to reduce employee pay by eliminating competition for skilled labor. More →
Apple, Google and five other technology companies must face a lawsuit for violating antitrust laws, according to a federal judge. The two companies, along with Intel, Adobe, Pixar, Intuit and Lucasfilm, are accused of entering into agreements to not recruit each other’s employees. U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in San Jose, California said on Thursday that even if the claims were dismissed, she would give the plaintiffs a chance to amend their complaint and refile it, reports Bloomberg. “They still have an antitrust claim that’s going forward so I don’t want to see any obstruction on discovery,” she told lawyers during a hearing. More →
The Department of Justice recently released information that suggests a number of large U.S. technology companies may have created secret “no poaching” agreements with one another. The companies that have been under investigation include Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Pixar, Adobe and Lucasfilm. The alleged no poaching agreements may have been pretty scary: According to TechCrunch, which published the DoJ’s early findings, companies were told to deny offers to anyone who applied for a job voluntarily from competing firms, and were to alert the employee’s current boss. That’s in addition to agreeing not to steal employees from one another. In one excerpt, Adobe’s senior vice president of human resources said: “Bruce [Adobe’s former CEO] and Steve Jobs have an agreement that we are not to solicit ANY Apple employees, and vice versa.” The results of the DoJ investigation will be revealed as part of a class-action lawsuit hearing in San Jose next week. More →