‘Piper’: How Pixar Turned R&D Into an Oscar-Contending Short (Exclusive Video)

‘Piper’: How Pixar Turned R&D Into an Oscar-Contending Short (Exclusive Video) It’s been 15 years since Pixar won the Oscar for Ralph Eggleston’s”For the Birds,” and it has another fine-feathered gem in Alan Barillaro’s “Piper” that’s getting lots of buzz (watch the clip below). ...

Oscars 2017 Animated Shorts: Will ‘Piper’ End Pixar’s 16-Year Drought?

Oscars 2017 Animated Shorts: Will ‘Piper’ End Pixar’s 16-Year Drought? It’s been 16 years since Pixar won the Oscar for best animated short (Ralph Eggleston’s “For the Birds”). Wouldn’t it be fitting if Alan Barillaro’s fine-feathered “Piper” ended the drought? That ...

2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Short

2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Short This year a record 69 animated short films vied for an Oscar nomination, with ten making the shortlist, and five final nominations. For six years, Disney or Pixar has been nominated in the category ...

Miranda Lambert Is All Nerve, Heart and Grit on 'The Weight of These Wings': Track-By-Track Review

With a tumultuous and triumphant year under her belt, Miranda Lambert is back with some of her best work yet. But fans looking for explosive breakup tunes in the vein of "Gunpowder and Lead" or ...

October 25th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Lights Out, The Exorcist III, Herschell Gordon Lewis Collection

For this final Tuesday in October (and the last day of home entertainment releases prior to Halloween), horror fans have a bunch of great new Blu-rays and DVDs coming out just in time for everyone’s ...

Lucio Fulci’s Manhattan Baby Blu-ray / DVD Release Details & Cover Art

Lucio Fulci’s Manhattan Baby (released in the Us in 1984), aka Eye of the Evil Dead, is being released as a three-disc limited edition Blu-ray on October 25th from Blue Underground, and we have ...

‘Piper’ Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look At The New Pixar Short Preceding ‘Finding Dory’

‘Piper’ Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look At The New Pixar Short Preceding ‘Finding Dory’ Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” the sequel to their 2003 film “Finding Nemo,” will soon enter theaters and the early buzz has been very positive. IndieWire’s own David Ehrlich described the film as Pixar’s ...

Oscar predictions: 'Sanjay's Super Team' will win Best Animated Short'

Oscar predictions: 'Sanjay's Super Team' will win Best Animated Short' While Pixar has been a force to be reckoned with in the Animated Feature category at the Oscars winning seven of its 10 bids, it has not been as strong in the Animated Short category, with only three ...

Why ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ is a new kind of short film for Pixar

Why ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’ is a new kind of short film for Pixar Pixar short film: Those three words bring to mind clever, charming little movies like “For the Birds,” “Geri’s Game,” and, of course, “Luxo Jr.” With the latest in that line of animated shorts, ...

First Look At Pixar’s New Short Sanjay’s Super Team

Debuting in front of The Good Dinosaur later this year, Pixar’s latest short, the autobiographical Sanjay’s Super Team, serves as the directorial debut of Sanjay Patel, whose 20 year career in ...

Teen Wolf Recap: Hammer Time

Teen Wolf Recap: Hammer Time Scott might not have much faith in Stiles’ detective skills, but after Tuesday’s Teen Wolf, I’ve never been more certain about his instincts: There’s something about Theo. RelatedTeen Wolf Boss ...

Nerd Alert: Drunk Terminator and Game of Thrones Extended Finale

Nerd Alert: Drunk Terminator and Game of Thrones Extended Finale Welcome to today's edition of Nerd Alert, where we have all the off-beat, nerdy news for you in one convenient spot. What do we have in store for you on this terrific Tuesday? Learn new, little-known ...

'Inside Out': Meet Pixar's Secret Weapon, Ralph Eggleston

Amongst animation fans, Ralph Eggleston is something of a legend. Pixar hired Eggleston in 1992, when the studio was in full swing on the first "Toy Story" and he has served as a production designer, ...

The Noteworthy: New Directors/New Films, On Gilberto Perez, "Black Movie Poster Art"

Edited by Adam Cook The lineup for this year's New Directors/New Films, "presented jointly by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art," has been announced. "For the Birds": ...

The Amazing Race, Ep. 23.9: “Part Like the Red Sea” And pray to God the editors like you

The Amazing Race, Season 23, Episode 9: “Part Like the Red Sea” Aired Sundays at 8pm (Et) on CBS Abu Dhabi is the start of 9th leg, but soon everyone must fly from the land where political ...

Amazing Race 23 Eliminated Ally Mello & Ashley Covert In Episode 9 Tonight

Amazing Race 23 eliminated Ally Mello & Ashley Covert in episode 9 tonight. Tonight's episode ,kicked off with the teams,learning they had to catch a flight to Bandung,Indonesia to get their first ...

Spaghetti Western Screenwriter Who Helped to Launch Eastwood's Movie Career Has Died

Clint Eastwood Western persona co-creator dead at 87: Luciano Vincenzoni (photo: Clint Eastwood in ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’) Screenwriter Luciano Vincenzoni, whose nearly five-decade career ...

Pixar's New Short, 'The Blue Umbrella,' Drenches Us with Love

You have to keep telling yourself, “This is completely animated. There is no live-action photography.” That’s how amazingly real Saschka Unseld’s animation looks in the beautiful new short The Blue ...

Pixar Short Films: Looking Back at Twenty-Seven Years of Little Gems

This week’s opening of Pixar’s latest film, Monsters University, a sequel starring fan favorites Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, also signals the debut of another perennial Pixar ...

Monsters, Inc. Blu-ray 3D Release Date, Details and Cover Art

Pixar's 3D reissue of Monsters, Inc. is wrapping up its theatrical release right now, and will next be seen on Blu-ray 3D beginning February 19, 2013. Disney is packaging Monsters, Inc. on Blu-ray 3D ...

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