Posts tagged with ‘pixar

Pixar releasing its RenderMan rendering software for free this August

While Pixar’s RenderMan software is no longer the baddest thing on the block, it is the software that made so many computers hurt so good crunching together the original Toy Story and other Pixar masterpieces. Even in its latest version, it’s a piece of software that normally sells for $500, so it’s definitely something to get your hands on when it hits the price of “free” later this year.

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Check out the trailer for Big Hero 6, Pixar’s first animated Marvel movie

"Big Hero 6" is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion - a robot named Baymax - and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery.

Morning rumor mill: Pixar to make an animated Star Wars movie?

This rumor has been blazing all around the internet the last couple of days, there’s no actual basis behind it, but anyone with half a brain cell could put together that since Disney owns Star Wars, Disney owns Pixar, Disney wants to make as much money as possible off Star Wars… at some point, they’re bound to order up a Pixar made Star Wars movie. Ta da. It’s good to dream.


Disney releases a clip of “Toy Story of Terror”, a Halloween themed Toy Story short

Shortly before Halloween, Disney and Pixar will be showing a brand new Toy Story short film on ABC called “Toy Story of Terror”. It probably isn’t the most terrifying thing you’ll see this month, but it’s Disney, so you shouldn’t expect pants-shitting terrifying.

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The brilliant theory of how all Pixar movies fit into a single timeline

While Albert Einstein believed there is a single theory out there that ties together all the major forces of the universe, an even greater genius by the name of Jon Negroni has discovered a unified theory of all Pixar movies, in which each Pixar feature fits neatly onto a bizarre timeline stretching from the far past to the far future. It’s a brilliant piece of over thinking, and I think you should read it already, because it will change everything you know about everything.

Check out this deleted video game scene from Wreck-It Ralph

If you were hoping that Ralph would have visited more than just two games in Wreck-It Ralph, there was a third one called “Extreme Easy Living 2” that was almost in the movie, but didn’t make the final cut. 


Disney announces ‘Finding Dory’, a sequel to Finding Nemo

Earlier today, Disney officially announced ‘Finding Dory’, a sequel to the 2003 hit, Finding Nemo, that will as the title suggests, focus on everyone’s forgetful little blue fish.

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Check out the first full trailer for ‘Monsters University’

This June, Pixar’s Monsters Inc prequel hits theaters, giving us a look at how Sully and Mike got their skills in scaring. 

Check out this clip for Pixar’s new short “The Blue Umbrella”

Directed by Saschka Unseld, the short is Pixar’s first foray photorealism. Other than the cartoony faces of the anthropomorphic umbrellas, everything else will be rendered to mimic reality as closely as Pixar possibly can. This is new territory for the animation company, but the director promises “complex scenes” of “people walking” down the street so they must be confident in their abilities.


Continue your higher monster education at Monsters University

The first real spot for the Monsters, Inc sequel ‘Monsters University’ is a clever recruitment ad for Monsters University itself. I hear they have a great art department.

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