Tag Archives: Pixar

Cinema Review – Monsters University

Before Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) were the at the top of Monsters, Incorporated, they had to earn their qualifications in Scaring at Monsters University… And one another’s respect. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Wreck it Ralph

Ralph (John C. Reilly) is a video game bad guy. After 30 years in the same arcade game, he is upset at being shunned and thought of as a bad guy; that’s only his job. After a party is thrown in honour of Fix-It Felix – the game’s good guy – and he is not invited, Ralph leaves his game and goes on a voyage of self-discovery, wrecking and fixing things along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Brave

Merida (voice of Kelly McDonald) is a Scottish princess in ancient times. Merida’s mother Elinor (voice of Emma Thompson) believes that her only daughter is of age to choose a husband and settle down, but the strong willed Merida is used to riding her horse Angus through the kingdom, shooting her bow and arrow and climbing waterfalls, so the idea of marriage feels like a prison sentence. When Wisps lead her to a mysterious witch, Merida makes a wish that will change her fate. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Monsters University Teaser Trailer

Before Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman) were the inseparable best friends in Monsters, Inc, they had to go through college, and from the teaser trailer below, it seems they they were not always close friends. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

The fourth installment of the Mission: Impossible series sees Ethan Hunt and his team go rogue after the Impossible Mission Force is implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, and shut down. Hunt is determined to clear his name and bring the real criminals to justice. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cars 2

Rusty tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) convinces his best friend and superstar race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) to join the first World Grand Prix to show an arrogant competitor that he can win. Meanwhile mater is mistaken for an international spy and is pulled into the hunt for a TV camera with sinister powers.

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Rant – CGI? Give me handmade (almost) any time..

This week Avatar has passed the $1 billion mark at the box office. The fact that the movie already ranks number 4 on the all time list of box office champions is pretty amazing after an uninspiring opening weekend of $77 million. I have seen Avatar; having seen the trailer I could pretty much predict what was going to happen over the course of the film. What I was not prepared for was the beauty of the film. Continue reading

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