“The Good Dinosaur” is as depressing as the movie about “the guy who got raped by a bear,” says Trey Parker.
The Good Dinosaur
The Walt Disney Company has now won 16 consecutive animation awards at the VES Awards.
On the live-action vfx side, Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the feature categories with seven nominations, while HBO’s Game of Thrones leads all projects with a total of nine nominations.
Audiences in LA and NY have voted with their wallets: they are ready for mature and intelligent feature animation.
The tenth time’s the charm for Blue Sky Studios.
Even more concerning than a flop is where the studio is headed creatively.
“The Good Dinosaur” will have to work hard this holiday season to avoid becoming the lowest-grossing Pixar film ever released in the United States.
“Inside Out” leads the way with 14 nominations.
Adusted for inflation, “The Good Dinosaur” is Pixar’s weakest launch ever at the box office.
“The Good Dinosaur” isn’t the greatest Pixar film ever made, according to reviewers — but its painstaking replication of the Real World is astounding.