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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 >>

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New Short for Pixar’s Coco Is as Cute as a Dog With(out) a Bone

Disney Pixar has released a new short for its upcoming animated film Coco, introducing main character Miguel’s hairless dog, Dante. All he wants is a little snack, but as he learns the hard way, you shouldn’t rob the dead. Read More >>

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Pixar’s Demo Reel From the ’80s Is a Trip to the Digital Dark Ages

Pixar may be known for its eye-popping animation and airtight storytelling these days, but in 1988 it was a struggling high-end computer manufacturer with a demo video aimed at boring government bureaucrats. Read More >>

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Pixar’s Next Original Film Is About a Link Between Music and Death

Pixar only released one film in 2016, the hit Finding Dory, but next year they’ll release two: the sequel Cars 3 and the original film Coco, directed by Toy Story 3's Lee Unkrich. We’ve known Coco is about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, for a while, but now we know the real heart of the story. Read More >>