Tags » Computer Animation

Brave (2012): Full Review

And all the displeased feminists cried: Do a female protagonist, Pixar! Do a female protagonist! As Merida learns, be careful what you wish for…

Brave is so non-Pixar that I cannot give it a normal Pixar review (Unique Premise, Adventure, Climax, Pixar Moment, Conclusion). 1,217 more words


The making of DreamWorks Animation's tech wonder: How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a visual delight that has entertained millions of moviegoers this summer.

But you may not realize that it’s also a technological wonder, made with a technological infrastructure that represents the state of the art in enterprise computing. 1,593 more words


Cars (2006): Co-Review

Cars (2006)


It’s a shame we must temporarily leave our evaluation of Pixar’s work on this note. Even then, Cars is still quite average. 336 more words


The Incredibles (2004): Co-Review

The Incredibles (2004)


The Incredibles is one of my favorite movies, easily ranking in my personal top ten animated movies.

I love so much about what… 705 more words


Pixar Was My Dream

As soon as I heard John Lasseter, creative head of Pixar Animation Studios, speak these words, “I want someone who has this burning desire to tell a story that they want to tell”, I knew he was talking directly to me. 1,263 more words


How To Train Your Dragon 2 (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Dean DeBlois. I had to review this for a real publication, and without that urging, I surely never would have seen this one or its predecessor (and I damn sure wouldn’t have found myself at a 10 am screening on a Saturday at West Edmonton Mall for a kid’s movie). 268 more words

Check Out This Animated Short!

So I’ve been kind of getting into watching animated shorts, both from big studios and small ones, and I wanted to share a short I ran across that I really liked. 28 more words