Outside In: Lena Ranks Pixar’s 15 Films

Few major studio declines have been quite as constructive and educative as Pixar Animation's recent streak of three straight disappointments, and if you count Andrew Stanton's fumbled live-action John Carter and Brad Bird's only recent…

Pixar Sets 2015 Date for ‘Finding Dory’

No, this is not some belated April Fools joke, though there are some that desperately wish it were so. It's been in the works for some time, pretty much since Andrew Stanton's John Carter stint…

REVIEW: ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ (2012)

Grade: A- For a while, Andrew Stanton’s Finding Nemo was the most commercially popular of the Pixar films, but it was always one of my least favorites – which, according to the Theory of Pixar…

Brave Review (2012) Disney, Pixar

REVIEW: ‘Brave’ (2012)

Grade: C+ It seems particularly appropriate that the first thing to flash across the screen after the production company logos in the animated film Brave is a title screen with the words “Disney Presents.” The…

MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS: June 2012

Ah, June, the official beginning of summer! Kids are wrapping up the school year. Families are getting ready for outdoor grilling and backyard bonfires. Sports fans are figuring out the best day to ditch work…

FMP Ep. 044 – ‘The Avengers’ / Top…

Alex was joined by Phil Kollar this week to rekindle the never ending conversation about super hero movies. The discussion includes which new cast member is the best addition and a theory about Nick Fury.…

Q & A: What Are Your Three Most…

Even though there is still much in the way of 2011 cinema to talk about, our attention has gradually begun to shift towards 2012. There will undoubtedly be new movies and filmmakers to appear that…