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The Pixar Story: tonight at 10 on STARZ

posted by Nell Minow
Lowest Recommended Age:Middle School
MPAA Rating:G
Diversity Issues:None
Movie Release Date:August 27, 3007
Lowest Recommended Age: Middle School
MPAA Rating: G
Profanity: None
Nudity/Sex: None
Alcohol/Drugs: None
Violence/Scariness: None
Diversity Issues: None
Movie Release Date: August 27, 3007

The most successful movie studio in Hollywood history is Pixar, which created the first computer-animated feature film, Toy Story. Every one of their films has not only made money, but every one has made over $100 million. What is even more stunning is that every one of them has been based on original material. Unlike the Disney animated classics, they never relied on familiar stories and characters with a pre-sold audience. But every one of their movies has provided audiences with stories filled with heart and insight and characters that immediately felt like old friends. Like Disney, which now owns the Pixar studio, it pioneered stunning technology in animation and filled its movies with extraordinary images but always remembered that the most important part of the movie is its story.
For the first time, a documentary goes behind the scenes at Pixar, featuring exclusive interviews with John Lasseter, Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs (of Apple), George Lucas (“Star Wars” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, current Disney CEO Bob Iger, Brad Bird of The Incredibles and Ratatouille, and voice talents Tom Hanks, and Tim Allen (Toy Story) and Billy Crystal (Monsters, Inc.). Made by Leslie Iwerks, the Oscar-nominated granddaughter of animation pioneer Ub Iwerks, Pixar’s history is placed in the context of animation as an art form.


A companion book, To Infinity and Beyond!: The Story of Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar%20book.jpg

  • Anonymous

    i love this movie

  • Cindi

    Happy Earth Day! I used to know something about the creation of Pixar,but I don’t remember what!!!!! I will have to record this show. Thanks for the information…..Cindi

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