Encore is one of Disney’s newest original shows for its new streaming service and follows a group of classmates from California’s Santana High School who are reunited 23 years later, to perform the Broadway classic, “Annie.” The classmates get some additional help from Broadway professionals as they return to  reprise the roles of their youth. […]

Pixar In Real Life is a strange little series for Disney+, its a very tame prank show, where scenes from Pixar movies are played out in real life. The first episode is based on Inside Out and in a New York park, passers by come across a “console” with lots of buttons in it.  When […]

Kitbull is part of the new Pixar SparkShort program, which is an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at Pixar to share their stories. This short is directed by Rosana Sullivan and the story reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull, who […]

Disney has been on a roll with its plan to release live action versions of many of its classic animated movies, with huge hits for Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book and Aladdin.  Now it’s the turn of Dumbo and Tim Burton takes the helm of this live action version starring Michael Keaton, Danny […]

“Smash & Grab” is part of Pixar’s SparkShorts program, which is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques and ultimately experiment with animation.  This short is probably the most “Pixar” from the initial launch lineup, since its animation style is much more typical than “Purl” or “Kitbull”. The main story sees two antiquated […]

Pixar kicked off its new “SparkShorts” program with Purl, a story of an earnest ball of yarn named Purl, who gets a job at a fast-paced, high energy, male centric start-up called Bro. Things start to unravel as she tries to fit in with this close knit group. Purl must ask herself how far is […]