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The Pixar Retrospective Link List
The Pixar Retrospective Link List
The Pixar Retrospective Link List

The Pixar Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Toy Story A Bug’s Life Toy Story 2 Monsters, Inc. Finding Nemo The Incredibles Cars Ratatouille WALL-E Up Toy Story 3 Cars 2
 
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Pixar: Toy Story 3
Pixar: Toy Story 3
Pixar: Toy Story 3

Pixar: Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 is an animated children’s film and only the third animated film ever to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. The odds are against TS3: firstly, it’s up against stiff competition from heavyweight films with art hou...
 

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Pixar: Up
Pixar: Up
Pixar: Up

Pixar: Up

For me, Up is seminal because it cast some unique characters we haven’t seen before – the grieving geriatric as the hero and the young boy with some complex issues around his absent father. There are so many unsaid moments in t...
 
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Pixar: Wall•E
Pixar: Wall•E
Pixar: Wall•E

Pixar: Wall•E

WALL•E   Continuing Filmwerk’s retrospective look at Pixar’s feature length movies to date we have my personal favourite: WALL•E. I was an instant fan of Pixar right back when I first saw the Luxo Jr short animation as a t...
 

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Pixar: Ratatouille
Pixar: Ratatouille
Pixar: Ratatouille

Pixar: Ratatouille

  I first watched Ratatouille at a cinema in Lyon. It was dubbed in French, so the synching was a little off, but it was good enough that when I moved back to England I wanted to see it in the language it was made in (even thou...
 
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Pixar: Cars
Pixar: Cars
Pixar: Cars

Pixar: Cars

Cars The Pixar logo with the angle poise lamp jumping into the space between the P and X has become as iconic as the roar of Leo the lion for MGM. Cars marked the twentieth anniversary of the studio and was directed by the stud...
 

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Pixar: The Incredibles
Pixar: The Incredibles
Pixar: The Incredibles

Pixar: The Incredibles

The Incredibles I actually duped a friend into seeing The Incredibles at the cinema – “you get the drinks, I’ll get the tickets”. I promised the tickets would be for anything except the latest Disney Pixar, but the notion of a ...
 
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Pixar: Finding Nemo
Pixar: Finding Nemo
Pixar: Finding Nemo

Pixar: Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo was released in 2003, the fifth in a very successful run of movies from Pixar, following on from the likes of Toy Story, A Bug’s Life and Monsters Inc. Great things were expected, and in this case, delivered. Enter...
 

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Pixar: Monsters Inc
Pixar: Monsters Inc
Pixar: Monsters Inc

Pixar: Monsters Inc

Monster’s Inc is my absolute favourite of all the Disney/Pixar collaborations and contains my two favourite characters. I adore Sully and, sadly, now packaged away somewhere in my loft is the shrine I built up to him over my ye...
 
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Pixar: Toy Story 2
Pixar: Toy Story 2
Pixar: Toy Story 2

Pixar: Toy Story 2

The art of the sequel is something that has flummoxed the greatest of franchises throughout the history of motion pictures.  Classics such as The Godfather Part 2 and Aliens are the exception not the rule when it comes to poor ...
 

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Pixar: A Bug's Life
Pixar: A Bug's Life
Pixar: A Bug's Life

Pixar: A Bug’s Life

Back in 1998 I was a 15 year old school girl with a crush on a boy in the year above her. I thought he was positively dreamy and if only he’d notice me we would fall madly in love and live happily ever after. My best friend, ho...
 
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Pixar: Toy Story
Pixar: Toy Story
Pixar: Toy Story

Pixar: Toy Story

  Watching Toy Story as an adult (well, almost…) certainly evoked an odd mixture of feelings compared to when I was a wee kiddywink. Of course, I was thoroughly entertained, moved, nostalgic but, and it really does shame m...