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    From 'Big' to 'Captain Phillips,' TOH! Ranks Tom Hanks' Ten Best Performances

    One year removed from sprawling $100-million epic (and epic flop) "Cloud Atlas," which even the beloved movie icon couldn't save, Tom Hanks is enjoying the kind of year that defined his heyday in the 1990s.

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    Immersed in Movies: Going Deeper into 'Monsters University'

    With Monsters University failing to snag a Golden Globes nomination (a first for Pixar), many are wondering how it will impact the Oscar race. But there's more than meets the eye in the Monsters, Inc. prequel. Director Dan Scanlon and global tech/research TD Christophe Hery explain how storytelling ...

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    Free Ebook: Pixar Storyteller and Filmmaker Elaborates on Pixar's 22 Rules of Story

    After Pixar story artist Emma Coats tweeted Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling in 2011, quite a few people have riffed off of those rules. In the case of Stephan Vladimir Bugaj, a Pixar employee of twelve years, he's decided to elaborate on them.

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    Animation Oscar Frontrunners--Will Pixar Skip This Round?

    Could this be an award season with no Pixar Oscar nominee? In a weak year for top animated features, enough have been officially submitted to the Academy for Oscar consideration to likely make a race with five nominees, even though several of the films have yet to qualify via a required Los Angeles ...

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    Pixar Comes To The Rescue Of Ken Loach's New Film

    Last week we were given the unique opportunity to visit Pixar Animation Studios in Marin County, California. The sprawling studio has the airy look and feel of a college campus (while we were eating lunch an impromptu soccer game broke out on the green patch of grass in between buildings) and a simi...

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    First Poster For 'The Good Dinosaur' Plus Director Dan Scanlon Responds To The Movie’s Delay

    The latest frothy animated concoction from the wizards over at Pixar was supposed to be delivered into theaters nationwide in May of 2014, but that has changed. In “The Good Dinosaur,” the asteroid that killed off all the dinosaurs misses the planet completely, so it’s sort of fitting that the movie...

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    Pixar Creates New 'Toy Story Nutcracker' Short For World Of Color: Winter Dreams Attraction

    Of all the wonders held within the Disney California Adventure theme park, few dazzle with the kind of fanciful delight of World of Color, a spectacular nighttime water show that combines special effects, mist, fire, projections, and colored lights (it took 15 months to design and build at a cost of...

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    Pixar's First Television Special, 'Toy Story of Terror!,' is a Funny, Clever Reminder of What the Studio Does Best

    The burdens of a film-a-year schedule and an emphasis on sequels seems to have somewhat dulled the once improbably bright Pixar brand. Its last three features -- "Cars 2," "Brave" and "Monsters University" -- are hardly disasters, but they pale in comparison to the incredible run of films preceding ...

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    Review: 'Toy Story Of Terror!' Is A Hauntingly Great Halloween Special

    When development began on what would eventually become "Toy Story," back in the early '90s, the project was not envisioned as the first-ever fully computer-generated animated feature. No, back then Disney and Pixar's goal was more modest: it would be a television special, timed to Christmas and base...

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    Scary Story: How Pixar crafted the TV special "Toy Story of TERROR!"

    It is common for today's biggest animated franchises to eventually receive a holiday special, often tied in some way to Christmas. But when ABC showed interest in Pixar developing a Toy Story special, the studio decided to think outside the toy box.

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