Photorealistic animation is here to stay.
In its first release of the post-Lasseter era, Pixar proves that it can still deliver a major box office hit.
Despite a bumpy production history, Pixar has delivered a crowd-pleaser with the fourth installment of “Toy Story.”
“You haven’t seen anything yet,” says director Josh Cooley.
With festival attendance booming, Annecy is becoming an important stop for the American studios to preview and premiere animation projects.
The “Toy Story” gang is back for the fourth time.
Animation will play a huge role in Disney’s 2019 output.
“Toy Story 4,” the first Pixar release of the post-Lasseter era, is designed to be comfort food for the studio’s fans.
Disney has now been sued three different times by people claiming that “Inside Out” is based on their idea. The latest people to sue are a children’s book author and a live-action filmmaker.
There’s plenty of ups and downs in the making of any major studio animated film, but “Toy Story 4” sounds like it’s been a particularly tumultuous production.
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Low-budget features and South American contenders are competing alongside Pixar this year.