BRENTWOOD, CA - APRIL 11: COO of Pixar/Walt Disney Animation Studios John Lasseter (L) and VP/Producer of Walt Disney Imagineering Kathy Magnum attend the Producers Guild of America Digital VIP Gala held at a private residence on April 11, 2013 in Brentwood, California.
So wrong-minded, [especially] when the Pixar crew and myself worked so hard to give them a completely different kind of princess — one that kids and parents today can relate to in many different ways. And Disney turned her back into the same old thing, taking away her symbol of strength and individuality, her bow and arrow, and sexing her up. Not cool.
As a response to the public outcry, Disney has quietly pulled the redesigned Merida from its Princesses website and replaced it with the original Pixar version. It seems like petitions actually are useful sometimes!
And Andrew Stanton , the director of that animated feature, had asked Pixar to bring me in because he wanted this movie to look different from everything that this studio had previously produced.More quotes »
'Oblivion' review: Haven't we seen this before?
flashbacks despite a memory wipe? You're getting warmer.The correct answer is " WALL-E ," the 2008 animated film from Disney - Pixar . Who else is Harper but a sleek, human version of the creaky little robot? Abandoned on a blighted planet, Harper collects Read more »
Ellen DeGeneres in 'Nemo' sequel 'Finding Dory'
in 2003 and took in $921 million worldwide. The movie was the first Pixar production to win the Academy Award for best animated feature after the category was added in 2001. Pixar films have gone on to dominate, winning the Oscar seven years out of 12. Read more »
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Picture taken of a drying lake in India.
the right to shoot you dead. Jokes on them! I am an American and I don't even know how far 2 meters would be. Sounds like a toy Pixar probably wouldn't license. I honestly would have no idea how fucked up our police were if not for the news, I've never had 5/19/13 from Reddit Read more »
Disney Reverses Merida Makeover, But Still Misses the Point
hourglass figure, a face covered in makeup, a gold-embroidered off-the-shoulder gown, and has no weapon at all. Brave is the first Pixar release with a female lead, but long before its premiere, blogger Linda Holmes penned a great essay begging the studio from Comic Book Resources Read more »
Reject Review Fairytale Fights: A Grimm Experience
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P.M. (Starz) BRAVE (2012) Kelly Macdonald lends her voice to Pixar’s first female protagonist: Merida, above, a Scottish princess and ace archer crowned by a mass of wild and woolly persimmon-hued tendrils and riding a high-stepping Clydesdale, Angus. Her from The New York Times Read more »