Not often do we encounter popular art that is as accurately tuned to a specific culture as acutely or detailed as with Pixar’s 19th feature film. Directed by Toy Story 3’s Lee Unkrich and Co-Directed by Adrian Molina, Coco vibrantly captures the story of a 13 year-old Mexican boy who longs to become a musician like his great grandfather. Coco boldly examines a culture generally unexplored in popular Hollywood fair, and does so with grace and care. Although not a perfect film, the craft of storytelling is truly put on display in Pixar’s Coco. From the vibrant music, to the detailed Land of the Dead, and history and heritage of Miguel’s hometown, Santa Cecilia, Coco takes audiences on an imaginative journey through the beauty of the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos. Read the rest of our review after the break!
Pixar and Disney Animation Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter is reportedly taking a 6-month leave of absence from Pixar amid harassment allegations made by studio insiders. Initially reported and obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, Lasseter wrote a staff memo apologizing for his actions and noting why he feels a leave of absence is the best course of action. Read the full staff memo after the break.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios have officially released the teaser trailer for Summer 2018's INCREDIBLES 2. Watch the teaser trailer below:
"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life."