Tagged: Toy Story

The Benefits of "Toy Films"

The Benefits of “Toy Films”

Is it just me, or is making movies for kids just the perfect little moneymaking machine? Think about it: if you make a great film with characters that the kids love, then you can...

The Five Best Pixar Shorts

The Five Best Pixar Shorts

If there’s one animation company that has made a name for itself, it’s Pixar. Originally founded in part by Steve Jobs and Apple, and brought to greatness by John Lasseter and his team of...

Disney and the Roots of Animation

All Animation Roads Lead Back to Walt Disney

(Author’s note: When I’m talking about animated films, I’m referring to the major family-oriented films and their respective companies. No offense intended against movies like Akira, Fritz the Cat, or Watership Down). I received...

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Pixar’s 5 Best Moments (So Far)

Since Toy Story‘s premiere way back in 1995, Pixar’s name has become synonymous with quality. With the possible exception of the more generic Cars 2, Pixar movies are reliably breathtaking affairs that tug on...