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    Friday October 24, 2014
  • Pixar Chief Pays Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki at Film Festival

    John Lasseter discusses work and influence of Hayao Miyazaki at Tokyo International Film Festival

    While the Tokyo International Film Festival is presenting “The World of Hideaki Anno," Studio Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki has explained that the work of Hayao Miyazaki would have been featured if he hadn't retired. So, it's appropriate that when invited to discuss "Cool Japan," the Japanese government's slogan for promoting the nation's culture industries, chief creative officer at Pixar John Lasseter spoke about Miyazaki's work and influence.

  • Friday March 8, 2013
  • VIDEO: Japanese Trailer for Pixar's "Monsters University"

    Pixar prequel is scheduled to open June, 2013

    Following last year's Brave, Pixar is going back to familiar faces for June 2013's Monsters University, with a look at the school days of the returning John GoodmanBilly Crystal, and Steve Buscemi as Sully, Mike, and Randall. For the Japanese version, we get Hidehiko Ishizuka, Yūji Tanaka and Yutaka Aoyama, new footage and some subtle changes to the animation. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 16, 2013
  • VIDEO: Shot For Shot "Toy Story" Live Action Remake Catches Pixar's Attention

    Two years, 150 friends and lots of toys later, an impress fan film pays tribute to Pixar classic

    Jonason Pauley and Jesse Perrotta spent years working with actors, toys, stop motion and puppetry to produce a live action, shot for shot remake of Toy Story. Pixar enjoyed it so much that Pauley and Perrotta were allowed to pass out DVDs of the film in front of their offices. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday June 21, 2012
  • VIDEO: Pixar's"Monsters University" Teasers

    Pixar prequel is scheduled to open June, 2013

    With Pixar's Brave hitting theaters this week, the house of Woody and Buzz has started teasing their next project. Monsters, Inc. prequel Monsters University features the return of John GoodmanBilly Crystal, and Steve Buscemi as Sully, Mike, and Randall in their school days. Get an early look after the jump. 

  • Friday April 27, 2012
  • VIDEO: Final Theatrical Trailer For Pixar's "Brave"

    One more big screen look at Pixar's latest, opening June 22nd

    With less than two months to the June 22nd international opening for Pixar's latest feature, Brave, Disney has released one more theatrical trailer. See what you think of the movie that has invited some comparisons to Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke after the jump.

  • Friday April 6, 2012
  • AKB48's Yuko Oshima to Dub Lead of Pixar's "Brave"

    "Merida to Osoroshi no Mori" opens in Japan July 21 - "Brave" opens in North America June 22nd

    When Brave (AKA Merida to Osoroshi no Mori) opens in Japan on July 21, the lead role will go to AKB48 Team K member Yuko Oshima. See what she has to say about her Hollywood voice role after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 6, 2012
  • VIDEO: Japan's Extra-Revealing Trailer for Pixar's "Brave"

    Subtitled trailer features footage not seen in American version

    Japanese audiences have been treated to a preview for Pixar's upcoming Brave, which features footage not seen in the American trailer, and which some movie fans have found to be a bit more exciting than the domestic version. Check it out after the jump.

  • Friday February 24, 2012
  • VIDEO: Latest Poster and Trailer for Pixar's "Brave"

    "Change Your Fate, June 22"

    Given the high regard in which they're held, and given their mutual admiration, plenty of comparisons have been made between Pixar and Studio Ghibli. A persistent point of contention when comparing the two is that Pixar lacks Ghibli's strong female leads, and we'll see if Pixar can reset that argument with Brave's heroine. See her in action after the jump.

  • Thursday February 16, 2012
  • VIDEO: An Early Look at Pixar's "La Luna" Short

    Oscar-nominated short will screen ahead of "The Brave" this summer

    Pixar and avowed Hayao Miyazaki fan Enrico Casarosa's "La Luna" has screened at some special events and qualified for a Best Animated Short Oscar, but those who missed those fortunate opportunities will get a chance to see it this summer when it runs ahead of Pixar's next feature, The Brave. Get an early preview after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 24, 2012
  • The 2012 Academy Award Nominees for "Best Animated Feature" Are...

    No Nomination for Pixar or Anime in 2012

    This year, no anime was among the list 18 animated features submitted for Oscar consideration. What's more surprising, however, is that Pixar was left out for a change, and The Adventures of Tintin didn't make the cut either. See what was selected after the jump.

  • Wednesday January 4, 2012
  • Mr. Incredible Joins Revoltech Pixar Collection in February

    Mr. Incredible joins WALL-E and Nemo

    While Kaiyodo's line Revoltech's approach to Pixar gained some Internet infamy due to the disconcerting expression on the the alternate face of Toy Story's Woody in their Sci-fi subline, they've managed to come up with resoundingly cute figures of WALL-E and Finding Nemo's titular fish for their Pixar collection. In February, the Revoltech Pixar family grows by one with the introduction of Mr. Incredible. Check out the figure after the jump.

  • Wednesday November 16, 2011
  • VIDEO: First Trailer for Pixar's "Brave" Film

    Have an early look at Pixar's next animated feature

    You can get a bit of a Pixar fix next week with the next Toy Story short opening in front of The Muppets. However, the Thanksgiving weekend treat will have to serve as an appetizer, because the main course isn't coming until June 22, 2012, with the arrival of Pixar's next feature film, Brave. Check out the first trailer after the jump.

  • Studio Ghibli Congratulates Pixar on 25 Years

    Kenji Kamiyama, Shoji Kawamori and Hiroyuki Yamaga Also Contribute to Pia Book

    Marking the 25th anniversary of Pixar, Pia has published a commemorative Pixar Pia book, with illustrations from Kenji Kamiyama, Shoji Kawamori, Hiroyuki Yamaga and the big wigs from Studio Ghibli. Check out Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki's contributions after the jump.

  • Monday November 14, 2011
  • VIDEO: "Toy Story: Small Fry" Preview Clip

    New Toy Story Short Opens in Front of the Muppets

    Toy Story short "Small Fry" finds the crew still living their with new owner Bonnie, and now confronted by a fast food kids' meal micro version of Buzz Lightyear. The new Pixar animation will open in front of The Muppets on November 23rd. Check out a small look after the jump.