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Review: Toy Story 4 Is a Worthy and Tearjerking Addition to the Franchise

Four out of five Forkys.

There was plenty of hesitation going into Toy Story 4. After a near-perfect finale with Toy Story 3, was a fourth film in the franchise really necessary? Would it hold up to the standards of the franchise or would it be a less-than-stellar note to end the series on?

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Pixar’s Onward Is a Fun Look Into Why We Love Pixar Movies

Onward is probably going to break my heart and that's fine, that's great, WHATEVER.

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I’m Excited but Also Afraid of Toy Story 4

To be honest, I'm nervous but at the same time, I can't wait to see where Toy Story 4 is going to take Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys. We've been through a lot with them and it is going to be interesting to see the story continue on.

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Kelly Marie Tran in a Disney+ Series! And It’s a Monsters Inc. Spinoff! AHHHH!

Today, The Hollywood Reporter dropped the news that beloved Pixar franchise Monsters Inc. will get a sequel series, featuring John Goodman, Billy Crystal, and some great newcomers, including Last Jedi star and total badass Kelly Marie Tran. 

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Pixar’s Smash and Grab Is a Loving, Wordless Ode to Workplace Friendship

Two robots break the rules in this Pixar SparkShort.

The short is written and directed by David Larsen, a story supervisor at Pixar, whose job it is to translate scripts into images and storyboards.

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Pixar’s Purl Is a Charming and Insightful Yarn About Women in the Workplace

Female animators take on the male-dominated field in this witty metaphor.

Purl follows the adventures of a plucky pink ball of yarn on her first day of work at B.R.O. Capital.

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The Incredibles 2 Honest Trailer Unleashes All of Our Unpopular Pixar Opinions

Pixar has been a staple of children's entertainment since I was a wee babe. I've seen most (not all) of the Pixar animated films, and while a lot of them are classics that I have revisited countless, some of them are just ... fine.

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A Former Designer at Pixar Talks About the Company’s Sexist and Toxic Atmosphere in a Damning Essay

Cassandra Smolcic talks about the Old Boy's Club that ruled Pixar and sidelined its women.

In a harrowing personal essay, former Pixar graphic designer Cassandra Smolcic discusses the habitual sexism and harassment she endured while working for the storied animation giant. Smolcic describes a pervasive atmosphere of harassment and objectification that defined Pixar's corporate culture, starting with its CCO John Lasseter.

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Elastigirl, Supervillains, and Frozone’s Wife Honey Are All Back in New Incredibles 2 Trailer

In Brad Bird's sequel to The Incredibles, Mr. Incredible is trying his best with the kids, while Elastigirl fights crime.

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First Footage of Pixar’s New Short “Bao” Shows a Ridiculously Adorable Bun and Chinese Mom

Domee Shi directs the 8-minute short film, which will play before The Incredibles 2.

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Domee Shi Will Be the First Woman to Direct a Pixar Short Film with Bao

Bao is about "empty-nesting Chinese mom who gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life, but she must come to terms with the bittersweet revelation that nothing stays cute and small forever."

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Check Out Coco‘s Alternate Opening—a Musical Lesson About Dia de los Muertos

Did you know that there was an alternate musical opening for Coco that existed for years before they finally cut it just before the film was released? Check it out after the jump!

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Meet the New Female Superhero Who’ll Be in Incredibles 2

Disney and Pixar have released character bios and portraits for the new characters in Incredibles 2, including a new female superhero who looks up to Elastigirl.

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Thor: Ragnarok Writer Stephany Folsom to Pen Toy Story 4

The fourth Pixar installment—a love story between Woody and Bo Peep—has found a promising new writer. 

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None of the Major U.S. Animated Films in 2018 Have a Female Director (Again)

Efforts to include more women has been a challenge in the animation industry, a fact illustrated by incredibly depressing numbers. Unfortunately, it's looking like 2018 is not going to be much different.

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Am I a Traitor If I Didn’t Adore Coco?

And am I a traitor if I did?

Hector's denied entry to the land of the living, and having it played for laughs, is just one of the reasons I left the theater feeling deeply conflicted about Coco.

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Things We Saw Today: Want to Craft a Not-Awful Apology? There’s a Video Game for That

If you're wondering if you're part of the problem, and what to do about it, game designer Elizabeth Sampat has designed a guide for recognizing behavior and crafting meaningful, sincere apologies. Considering how difficult that seems to be for so many people, this guide is almost infuriatingly simple.

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Rashida Jones Didn’t Leave Toy Story 4 Over John Lasseter Allegations, But Over Other Serious Issues

Even if this report had been true, it's still completely irresponsible to name a woman as a victim of sexual harassment without her consent. It's even more upsetting because the actual reasons for their departure are worth being highlighted.

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See All of Baby Jack-Jack’s Powers (Plural) in the First Incredibles 2 Teaser

The first trailer for Incredibles 2 has finally dropped, and while it doesn't tell us much about the plot, it does reveal the many superpowers of baby Jack-Jack.

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Pixar’s Coco Will Pay Homage to Iconic Artist Frida Kahlo

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Natalia Cordova-Buckley will voice the iconic artist in the role she calls "a dream come true."

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