Tag Archives: Disney Pixar

Film Review: Cars 3 (USA, 2017) is a near-perfect return for the franchise

It has finally arrived! After the teaser trailer that saw Lightning McQueen being absolutely annihilated on the racetrack months ago, we were all left wondering exactly where the Cars franchise had taken us with this all new installment, especially after the disappointing Cars 2 and Disney’s attempt at making it a broader universe with the lacklustre Planes.... Continue Reading

Five Pixar sequels we’re still waiting (and hoping) for

Pixar is no stranger to sequels. For over 20 years, Pixar have dominated animated cinematic releases with their critical and box-office success. With the massive acclaim behind sequels like Toy Story 2 & 3 and Monsters University, Pixar has now (much to everyone’s excitement) released Finding Dory after a 13-year wait since its predecessor, and still its most successful non-sequel of all time, Finding Nemo.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Finding Dory (G) (USA, 2016)

Pixar Studios has long been regarded as one of the best animation studios in the world today, alongside Studio Ghibli, which in my denial still exists. But ever since the release of Cars 2, a disappointing sequel to a film that wasn’t that good to begin with, the seemingly infallible quality of Pixar has fallen. With films like Brave, Monsters University and The Good Dinosaur, they seemed to go towards that theory, but a creative surge with the release of Inside Out, a wonderfully exuberant and creative film, seemed to push them back in the right direction. And now we have Finding Dory, the long-awaited sequel to the 2003 hit, Finding Nemo. Will the film be worth the 13 year wait, or will it end up a disappointment?... Continue Reading