Looking back on… Ratatouille

Ratatouille (2007) Directed by: Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava Starring: Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Peter Sohn, Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett, Brad Garrett Written by Luke Twitter | Website  'Ratatouille' is only the second Pixar film to feature a cast predominantly made up of humans – the first being director Brad Bird’s... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… Brave

Brave (2012) Directed by: Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson Written by...well me actually! Across their illustrious career, with films spanning almost 8 decades, Disney have proven to be particularly prolific at creating stories with either anthropomorphic animals or pitch-perfect princesses. In... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… The Incredibles

The Incredibles (2004) Directed by: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Jason Lee, Spencer Fox, Sarah Vowell, Brad Bird Written by Martin Twitter | Website ‘Revisiting THE INCREDIBLES: A retrospective review’ GENERAL PLOT ‘Bob Parr and his wife Helen used to be among the world’s greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… Up

Up (2009) Directed by: Pete Docter & Bob Peterson Starring: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson Written by Shona Twitter | Website Spoilers ahead. 'Up' may be one of the best Disney movies out there, and no I’m not being over dramatic. Well maybe a little. 'Up' was a movie I went to watch... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… WALL-E

WALL-E (2008) Directed by: Andrew Stanton Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, Sigourney Weaver Written by Saul Twitter | Website Pixar have been dropping the ball of late. 'The Good Dinosaur' was visually stunning but lacked an engaging story, 'Monsters University' is the most unneeded member of the animation house’s filmography and... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… Toy Story 2

Toy Story 2 (1999) Directed by: John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, & Lee Unkrich Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles, Wayne Knight Written by Jason Twitter | Website 'Toy Story' was a box-office smash in the summer of '95, and it is no surprise that a sequel went underway so quickly... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur (2015) Directed by: Peter Sohn Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright Written by Chris Twitter  As a child growing up in the 90's and being “old enough to remember 'Toy Story' in the cinema”, I'd like to characterize the intense relationship I've had with Pixar films as something wholly... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… A Bug’s Life

A Bug's Life (1998) Directed by: John Lasseter & Andrew Stanton Starring: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, Phyllis Diller, John Ratzenberger Written by Rhys Twitter | Website Pixar has had nothing short of an illustrious career. Despite more recent criticisms caused by sub-par sequels, such as 'Monsters University' and 'Cars 2', Pixar... Continue Reading →

A Street Cat Named Bob Review

Director: Roger Spottiswoode Starring: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head The Overview Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. (Source: IMDb) The Good 2016... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… Inside Out

Inside Out (2015) Directed by: Pete Docter & Ronnie Del Carmen Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Mindy Kaling Written by Josh Twitter | Website I’ve grown up with Pixar's films, right from 'Toy Story' in 1995 through to 'Finding Dory' this year. In my 26 years, Pixar have taken... Continue Reading →

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