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Ralph Breaks the Internet Is an Adorable, Capitalist Fever Dream

Ralph Breaks the Internet is one of Disney’s first films to take a serious look at how digital culture has come to be shaped by our relationships to things as well as people. For the heroes of the movie, that presents a number of interesting challenges as they navigate the world wide web. and for the audience, it’s a chance to dissect the media landscape. Read More >>

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Toy Story 4 Might Have the Next Cars-Level Existential Crisis

Cars might be chock full of bizarre conspiracy theories, ranging from “Where do baby cars come from?” to “Does this take place in a dystopian future where humans became cars?” But the newest dark-as-hell mystery involving an innocent children’s franchise has appeared out of thin air, thanks to the first teaser for Disney’s summer 2019 release Toy Story 4. Read More >>

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This Pixar and Star Wars Mash-Up Is Almost Too Perfect

The headquarters of Pixar and Lucasfilm are located about 15 miles apart in Northern California. Both companies are also owned by Disney. Those factors would make it seem like some kind of team up is inevitable, and yet, each is doing just fine on its own. However, if they were to collaborate, the result may look something like this. Read More >>

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I’m More Confused Than Ever About The Incredibles’ Legal System

Like many Americans, I used my Fourth of July holiday to perform my patriotic duty and watch a summer blockbuster, in this case, Pixar’s Incredibles 2. Overall, I found the movie to be an improvement over its (pretty good) predecessor, but I was left with some disturbing questions. First and foremost, just how, exactly, does the law work in the Incredibles universe? Read More >>

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There’s a Very Good Reason Incredibles 2 Is So Similar to the First Film

Incredibles 2 is a stunning, delightful film for a number of different reasons, but one that we haven’t really talked about much is the fact that, in many ways, it feels a lot more like a remake of the original film rather than a full-on sequel. While that may sound like a problem, it turns out Pixar — as usual — knew exactly what it was doing. Read More >>

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The Incredibles’ Brad Bird Threw Out Almost Three Movies’ Worth Of Material to Make the Sequel

Director Brad Bird didn’t spend the full 14 years since the release of the first Incredibles making Incredibles 2, but he’s been thinking about it the whole time. Read More >>

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This Disney/Pixar Bracket Is Tearing the Internet Apart, So Tear It Some More and Show Us Yours

The internet is made for many wonderful things, but also, it’s made for yelling at each other loudly about beloved animated movies. So why not add some more fuel to the fire with your own Disney vs. Pixar March Madness bracket? Read More >>

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Our Best Look Yet at Incredibles 2 Has Lots of Superhero Parenting

The first teaser for Pixar’s Incredibles 2 was just that. A tease. There was little to no indication of what, exactly, the highly anticipated sequel would be about. Well, during the Winter Olympics Wednesday, we finally got a good look at the movie. And it looks wonderful. Read More >>

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Disney Executive John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence After Reports of Misconduct

John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animations Studios, is taking a six-month leave of absence from the company after allegations that he made several unwanted advances toward his female co-workers. Read More >>

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We Love the Badass Grandma in Pixar’s Coco

Respecting your elders is a staple of all cultures. But you really respect them when they can use their shoe like it’s a switchblade knife. Read More >>

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Butch Hartman Draws Up Some Cool Ideas for Pixar TV Spinoffs

Someone get Pixar President Edwin Catmull on the phone. Fairly Oddparentscreator Butch Hartman’s got some awesome ideas on how to bring some of Disney Pixar’s most popular movies to television. Read More >>

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Here’s How the Baby Driver Was Allowed to Use U-Rated Disney Footage

Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver is in cinemas now and hopefully you have, or are planning to, see it. We recommend that. And afterwards, maybe you’ll be curious to know the real story behind arguably the film’s biggest laugh. We’ve got you covered. Read More >>

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New Cars 3 Clip Raises Yet Another Disturbing Question About Their Lives

In addition to training to be better racers, the next generation of cars is apparently built to be faster. Now we know how, but by whom? Still a mystery. Read More >>

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Sphero’s New Lightning McQueen Makes Me Excited For the Future of Robotic Toys

I might be the only person at Gizmodo that likes Sphero’s new Cars toy. My colleagues hate the way the robot announces it’s going to sleep, and the long animated process it takes to wake up. They’re also horrified by the very existence of sentient automobiles and tractors that moo. But my colleagues are too caught up in trying to understand Pixar’s Cars world to realise that they’re playing with the incredible future of robotic toys. Read More >>

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New Fan Theory Asks the Obvious Question: Is Wall-E Satan?

Wall-E is almost nine years old, so maybe it’s time to re-evaluate the movie. Maybe it’s not a morality tale about consumerism and the environment, with Wall-E as the example of purity. Because a new fan theory posits that the adorable robot is, in fact, Satan, and guys? It makes more sense than you’d expect. Read More >>