All posts from “Up”

Read. And. Weep.

June 19, 2009 11:39 PM

Ten-year-old Colby Curtin was dying of a rare form of cancer, but she had one last wish before her death: To see the new Pixar/Disney movie Up. But she was too ill for a trip to the theater, so when...

Newsbites: The Pixar edition!

June 8, 2009 4:41 AM

1. Rumours of a sequel to Monsters Inc. (2001) have been circulating for months now, ever since a Pixar staffer clicked on a blog devoted to Pixar while Googling the terms "monsters 2013 pixar" back in January. (Actually, the rumours...

Just What the Docter Ordered

March 18, 2009 6:21 PM

Every time Pixar releases a new movie, I count it as one of the most anticipated of the year--and this summer's Up is no exception. Why is it that Pixar's creative wheels seem to be spin faster than everyone...

Newsbites 3: The comics and cartoons edition!

March 2, 2009 5:53 AM

1. A couple rumours have been floating around about that Green Lantern movie. First, it was claimed that Anton Yelchin -- the not-quite-20-year-old actor who plays Kyle Reese in Terminator Salvation and Pavel Chekov in the new Star Trek --...

A Pixar Tearjerker?

February 12, 2009 5:55 PM

USA Today reports that Up, the latest Pixar project due in May, takes an animated gamble with "a plunge into tearjerker territory." The story, directed by Pete Docter (Monsters Inc. and co-writer of WALL-E), features a 78-year-old man wrestling with...