DC and Marvel characters get a Pixar-style makeover

Phil Postma has been playing with different pop culture properties with Pixar aesthetics, mashing up Pixar characters and features with DC and Marvel Comics, Star Wars, Doctor Who, and Star Trek. Take a gander at some of the Pixar mashups he's devised for some of comics' mightiest heroes and most nefarious villains. » 2/10/13 11:30am 2/10/13 11:30am

Meet Ratatouille, the adorable snowboarding opossum

Ratatouille may perhaps be the first opossum featured on Sportcenter. That's because this little guy has done what few possums dare to dream of: become a star snowboarder. He rides the slopes at the Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley, PA, where he has his very own lift pass. It's a good thing, too. Wouldn't… » 3/10/12 9:00am 3/10/12 9:00am

Pixar Artist Eric Tan Talks to io9 About Wall-E and Retro Design

Look closely at the posters above. Which one was designed for a Disney attraction of the 1960s, and which was was designed for a Disney attraction that's coming out this week? On the left, you can see an original poster for Disneyland's People Mover ride; and on the right is a poster for Disney/Pixar's new flick … » 6/24/08 7:00am 6/24/08 7:00am

Wall-E, Warlord Of Mars?

Pixar Animation Studios may be preparing its first live-action movie: John Carter of Mars. And Wall-E director Andrew Stanton may direct, sources are claiming. Click through to find out how the Chronicles of Narnia may give way to the might of Edgar Rice Burroughs' greatest non-Tarzan hero. » 3/17/08 11:00am 3/17/08 11:00am

Abducting Humans Is Never Easy

Disney / Pixar's short film Lifted actually screened in theaters before Ratatouille, but if you never saw this flick in theaters, you might have missed this little gem of a short. Directed by Gary Rydstrom (who has been nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won three, all for sound design), its the story of an… » 2/21/08 3:00pm 2/21/08 3:00pm