Review: ‘Lightyear’ Barely Makes Orbit Despite a Gorgeous Takeoff

For months, jokes came in from every corner of the internet. Disney and Pixar had made one of the safest bets imaginable, spinning off Toy Story star Buzz Lightyear into his own film. With a new cast, headlined by Chris Evans, there was no doubt a future hit was in store for the animation powerhouse. However, shortly after … Continue reading Review: ‘Lightyear’ Barely Makes Orbit Despite a Gorgeous Takeoff

8. Onward, Ranking Pixar, and Some TV Recommendations (and Some Corona)

Subscribe to the New Podcast Feed on APPLE or SPOTIFY! We're stuck at home, but before Covid-19 ravaged the world, we recorded a podcast. Despite only being recorded a week ago, this feels like a time capsule. 00 - 30:00: 'Onward' Review 30:00 - 47:00: The Best and Most Frustrating of Pixar 47:00 - 50:00: Weebies Open for … Continue reading 8. Onward, Ranking Pixar, and Some TV Recommendations (and Some Corona)

We Bought a Pod Episode 61: Toy Story 4, Aaron’s Japan Stories, and Neon Genesis Evangelion Comes to Netflix

Hey guys! Sorry this episode is really late! We recorded in late June but didn't get a chance to put it up until now. In the meantime, enjoy our belated thoughts on Toy Story 4, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fleabag Season 2, and random other stuff we kind of just ramble about for close to twenty … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 61: Toy Story 4, Aaron’s Japan Stories, and Neon Genesis Evangelion Comes to Netflix

Trailer Talk: ‘Toy Story 4’ Teaser Features a Brand New Character

Sometimes, you have to wonder what is going on at Pixar. The animation juggernaut continues to break records at every turn. This year, The Incredibles 2 became the highest grossing animated film ever, earning more than $600 million at the box office. Toy Story 3 and Up are two of the three animated films to ever get a Best Picture … Continue reading Trailer Talk: ‘Toy Story 4’ Teaser Features a Brand New Character

1998 in Review: ‘A Bug’s Life’ is Now Underrated Despite Jumpstarting Pixar

In the echelons of great Pixar movies, it is sometimes easy to be forgotten, particularly when your stars are the size of, well, bugs. That is the problem that faces A Bug’s Life, Pixar’s sophomore feature. It is a fantastically original movie, simply released at the wrong time. More on that later. As a reminder, … Continue reading 1998 in Review: ‘A Bug’s Life’ is Now Underrated Despite Jumpstarting Pixar

Review: ‘The Incredibles 2’ Flexes but Falls Short of Greatness

When audiences enter a Pixar film, there's a certain expectation of what kind of film they are about to see. However, as Pixar has embraced the sequel, that idea has changed somewhat. Many of these films have fallen short of the quality expected from the animation studio. This could be due to the fact that … Continue reading Review: ‘The Incredibles 2’ Flexes but Falls Short of Greatness