Picking up where they left off, INCREDIBLES 2 reintroduces us to the Parr family as they seek to bring evil-doers to justice in a world where superheroes are illegal. When a mysterious billionaire invites them to work with him, Elastigirl goes back to work while Bob takes care of the homefront. As a result, Pixar… [Read More]
Incredibles 2 is a fantastic way to spend a couple hours in an air-conditioned theater. Whether it holds up to fourteen years of waiting will depend on your personal perspective.
Incredibles 2 continues the story of the Parr family from The Incredibles. While it is ostensibly a superhero story, at its heart this is a film about family and especially about parenting as children go through all the changes of growing up.
This week, Steve welcomes Alan Sharrer to talk about CARS 3, Pixar’s return to the world of… well… cars! Lightning McQueen is slowing down and feeling the pressure to retire but does he have one last race in him? The guys talk about the power of mentoring, legacy and personal value. PLUS, their kids weigh… [Read More]
It’s not unusual for me to go to a Disney/Pixar animation film and be more impressed with the short that plays before the feature than the feature itself. That is certainly true of Lou, which plays before Cars 3.
The film Cars 3 opens with a blank screen as Lightning McQueen pumps himself up for the upcoming race: “Speed. I am speed.” Sound familiar?
Over the years, the Cars franchise has been widely viewed as the flat tire of the Pixar world. Despite decent reviews, the first entry remains one of the lowest financial successes in their canon (not counting merchandise, of course). When the utterly unforgivable second film was released, the franchise found itself left in a twisted… [Read More]
Usually, when it comes to a film’s protagonist, we consider the person who exhibits the most growth, or at least demonstrates the most action on behalf of the individual or others. Since 2003, Finding Nemo has been lauded for its artful tale of the titular little fish, netting box office splash, critical accolades, and the top spot… [Read More]
This week on the show, Arnaldo Reyes joins Steve to dive into the deeper issues within Pixar’s latest, FINDING DORY! Plus, some of our listeners share their favourite Pixar moments. Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for you to bring… [Read More]
Like Odysseus, Dory is on a journey to get home. The difference is that Odysseus knew where he was going. Dory is just following a longing for the family she remembers she once had.