Tag - John Lasseter

Mater from Cars 2

Wayhomer Review #71: Cars 2 3D

Episode #71 for Cars 2 3D, in which our protagonist finds it hard to get in the damn car to begin with, struggles to express his befuddlement and confusion, and then does good business off-camera post-review at a local pub for therapy.

Dear John Lasseter — Re: Disney Shorts

Dear John. I know, my alter ego gets Dear John letters all the time. It’s just our cross to bear, isn’t it? And now that I’ve bonded us over our very common name, I must say that while I was right to be apprehensive about...

Disney Schedule Through 2012

Disney has announced the ten animated feature films that make up their new release schedule through 2012. Plus some Tinker Bell direct to video bits. And you really don’t want the hoobah of the press release talking about how great it...

To Infinity… And In Your Face!

Disney is reworking both Toy Story and Toy Story 2 into 3-D. You can expect the 3-D Toy Story to hit October 2, 2009, the 3-D Toy Story 2 to hit February 12, 2010 and then the brand spanking new inherently 3-D Toy Story 3. Now, the first...

Disney/Pixar test of Where the Wild Things Are, directed by John Lasseter

Disney and Proto-Pixar: Where the Wild...

This is pretty sweet. It’s a CG test for Where the Wild Things Are produced in 1983 for Disney. The director? John Lasseter. The snippet does a good job of describing how they put it together. Bear in mind the film version of this is...

Watch Some Miyazaki, Fold Some Miyazaki

So I found this papercraft version of Howl’s Castle from Miyazaki‘s latest film. This was pointed out by the fine folks at MAKE Blog. (Update: It’s been taken down and re-found at its new home thanks to PaperKraft.) An...

John Lasseter

Kiss the Ring, Disney. Kiss the Ring.

When I first heard the story about Disney absorbing Pixar, I was apprehensive, to say the least. Sure, the rumors said that Steve Jobs would wind up the #1 Disney megastockholder, but that didn’t seem like enough insurance to me...

A Bug’s Life (1998) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Don McEnery, Bob Shaw & Andrew Stanton based on a story by John Lasseter, Joe Ranft & Andrew Stanton Directed by: John Lasseter & Andrew Stanton Starring: Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus...

Monsters, Inc. (2001) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Soundtrack: Written by: Dan Gerson & Andrew Stanton Directed by: Pete Docter, with David Silverman & Lee Unkrich Starring: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Mary Gibbs Features: Running audio...