Film: Brave

Review: The further Pixar gets from animated toys, the less they seem to understand how to tell a compelling character drama.  This is not altogether a unique issue for storytellers.  Telling character stories about toys or animate cars or intelligent fish involves a certain degree of translation.  The characters in these stories are analogues to […]

DVD: Cars 2

Review: I did not like the first Cars Pixar film.  It reminded me too much of Doc Hollywood and I couldn’t really see the point of the characters being Cars.  They had almost entirely human troubles to consider and, frankly, their world made no sense at all.  Everything was still geared towards human aesthetics with […]