Are My Kids’ Favorite Cartoons Too Political?
Is this good for the kiddos?
But are they too political as well? “I'm a huge fan of Pixar Animation Studios and pretty much all Pixar movies,” says FamilyFans founder, Mike Nappa. “In fact, my John Lasseter autograph hangs proudly above my collector's edition Woody and Buzz Lightyear dolls, and my wife owns one whopping share of Disney stock to boot. Still, my fandom doesn't erase the question being raised more and more lately: Is Pixar too political for my kids?” As of June 2013, every single one of Pixar’s 14 full-length films has charted at #1 in box office receipts on its opening weekend. That’s a lot of clout that could be used to further political agenda, subtle or otherwise, in a local multiplex. But is that the case with Pixar?