The Movie After 14 long years, Brad Bird and company (ie Pixar) finally delivered that sequel to The Incredibles that everyone was clamouring for. On every superficial level, it was a rousing success. The film went on to gross over a billion dollars and presumably sold plenty of candy coloured superhero merchandise for Disney as […]
Since 1999 Ted Mathot has been one of the stalwart creative forces at Pixar. Starting as a story artist on classics such as Cars, Ratatouille and WALL•E, moving up to be story supervisor on the Incredibles 2. Like Brad Bird Mathot traces his career back to The Simpsons, injecting that trademark wit and levity into […]
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On this episode of The Shelf, we speak with Disney-Pixar's Brad Bird about Incredibles 2 and Domee Shi about her short film Bao, the importance of empowering women in the animation industry, what's on her Dork Shelf, and much more.
We speak with The Incredibles 2 writer/director Brad Bird about the long awaited follow-up to the Pixar classic!
Tom Cruise returns as IMF agent Ethan Hunt for a fifth time. So is Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation a mission worth accepting?
Tomorrowland has lofty aspirations and big ideas, but fails to bring it all together. There's entertainment value in the special effects and action scenes, but the story ultimately disappoints.
This week, action and misery seem to be the themes as Andrew Parker takes on Shame and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, while Noah Taylor looks at The Divide, and Phil Brown watches Contraband
The law of diminishing returns that often applies to film franchises seemingly doesn’t apply to the Mission: Impossible series. After an okay, but incomprehensible first film, a dreadful second film, and a fun, but needlessly convoluted third film, director Brad Bird comes to the now aging series of spy thrillers to deliver a no-nonsense action film that strays from the elaborate plotting of previous entries in favour of a more straightforward and delightfully boneheaded approach.
The hype machine for Disney’s Tron: Legacy is in full swing. The massive press blitz comes in advance of the highly anticipated Comic-Con presentation happening in San Diego on July 21, 2010, dubbed “Comic-TRON”. To start off, Amazon.com now accepting pre-orders for the film’s soundtrack, composed by French techno-engineers Daft Punk. The album is set […]