Incredibles 2 (2018) – Review

Director: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson The Overview Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. (Source: IMDb) The Review 2004 was a different time. There was no... Continue Reading →

Coco (2018) – Review

Director: Lee Unkrich Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach The Overview Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. (Source: IMDb) The Review After their last original story, Inside Out, was met with such acclaim,... Continue Reading →

Cars 3 (2017) – Review

Director: Brian Fee Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillon, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt   The Overview Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. (Source: IMDb)   The Good My dislike for the Cars franchise is somewhat... Continue Reading →

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 →

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