SN: “Inside Out,” Pixar’s return to form

Inside+OutSN: “Inside Out,” Pixar’s return to form

As soon as Pixar released a preview for their new animated film, which was sported as a “Major Emotion Picture,” the filmmakers very well could’ve started writing their award speeches. It was an instant front-runner.

There had been murmurs that “Inside Out” was going to be a strong film. After the lukewarm reactions to Pixar’s “Brave” and “Monster University,” as well as the critical disaster that was “Cars 2.” It seems Pixar is finally back up to speed.

“Inside Out” premiered out-of-competition at Cannes Film Festival earlier this morning. The tweets were ecstatic about the film. Many patrons said that the film had them in tears. It was held in the high regard that “Wall-E,” “Toy Story 3,” and “Up” were held in.

More and more reviews continue to trickle in, it currently holds a perfect 100% on Rotten Tomatoes with 12 recorded reviews. The easy front-runner for the Animated Film Oscar, as well as a potential Best Picture contender.

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Top 10: Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Films of All-Time

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Top 10: Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Films of All-Time

The apocalypse is among us. REPENT! Just kidding, while it is very unlikely that the world will end tomorrow, we thought we’d take advantage of the occasion and bring you a top apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic film list. Which should regain your confidence…

Without further ado here it is: Continue reading

Film Analysis: Michael Arndt to write “Star Wars VII” Good or Bad?


Film Analysis: 
Michael Arndt to write Star Wars VII good or bad?
by Matthew Durham

Today some articles were released mentioning that LucasFilm head Kathleen Kennedy reached out to Michael Arndt to be the scribe for Star Wars VII. So who the hell is this guy?

I learned this man’s name a couple years back when we were anticipating Toy Story 3, like many fans of the Toy Story trilogy, we didn’t want to see the film screw up so we monitored who they were bringing on board closely. Our confidence in Pixar helped.

At that time fans of Toy Story were still concerned with the scribe, his best credit being an R-rated Oscar-winning comedy by the name of Little Miss Sunshine. Could he really pull off a children’s film? Not just that, a finale to a trilogy that contained two other spectacular films. Some would call those films the greatest animated films of all time.  Continue reading