Tag Archives: Pixar

Pixar’s Toy Story 2 – Bullseye Plush Purse

It’s rare for a sequel to rise above ‘also-ran’ status, but Pixar’s follow up to the hugely popular Toy Story movie (now a franchise) was arguably better than the original! I prefer to say ‘as good as’ because the first … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph ‘Video Game’ Alarm Clock

Who remembers the old Disney Movie Rewards program? As with so many other Disney programs, this one was reworked and then renamed, in this case as Disney Movie Insiders. Is it better? It appears to me to offer way fewer … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Pixar Travelling Animation Exhibit

We had a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan back in October of 2017. Pixar had come to town to teach one and all about the science behind how everyone’s favorite animated classics are … Continue reading

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FINDING DORY Easter Egg: Dory & Hank Swim with Herbie

Disney/Pixar animators love to add little inside jokes to all of their theatrical releases and Finding Dory is no exception. So somewhere near the beginning of the movie and in the end credits of Finding Dory we see a little … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly FINDING DORY Jellybeans

We need a snack! Yell it with me. And if we’re going to pick a candy, what better candy to nibble on than: A Fin-tastic Mix! Now that you’ve got a solid sugar high, you’re probably feeling as ready as … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Planes: TED YALE Die-Cast

Who? Well, that’s what I said when I saw this little guy on the shelf at T. J. Max yesterday. While on holiday in Chicago we were checking out the local stores. We don’t have T. J. Max in Canada. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Flying Cars – The True Story

When you first heard the lyrics “Off we go, into the wild, blue, yonder! Off we go…” you probably weren’t thinking of doing so in a car. Standard airplanes are the vehicles of choice for the sky! But that was … Continue reading

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More INSIDE OUT Zanai Chocolate Eggs

I was starting to go off Pixar movies until Inside Out hit theaters and I was in love with the studio all over again! It was difficult subject matter so I was apprehensive but ultimately delighted with the results. I … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull

I was minding my own business (pun intended) while browsing the shelves of my local Chapters book store when I saw a huge poster on the wall. I recognized right away that it featured an image from Pixar Studios! Immediately … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS ROAD TRIP Die-cast Models

I am officially giving up. I’ve said again and again that I was not going to buy another version of the die-cast model cars from the Pixar movie Cars. But what have I done? During a recent trip to Wal-mart … Continue reading

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