All The "Cry Scenes" That Prove Animated Films Are Anguish Porn

I've been crying a lot lately. Frozen, The Lego Movie — even the Mr. Peabody & Sherman screening had weeping into my hat. And then it became clear: all of these animated movies for kids contain at least one hard-hitting "cry scene." Because it's a cartoon, and they can kill all the animated animals they want, without… » 3/05/14 12:30pm 3/05/14 12:30pm

"Rule One: No Complacency": Inside The Early Years of Pixar

The early Pixar films, like Toy Story, still feel like a miracle. And a new book excerpt shows how much of that early creativity came from a handful of guys, sitting around a pile of toys. They wanted something as different from a Disney animated movie as possible, and they had one rule: "No complacency." » 12/09/13 10:32am 12/09/13 10:32am

This Week: Pixar comes to TV. Plus The CW's answer to Game of Thrones!

Check out our spoiler-free review of Toy Story of Terror, the first ever Pixar special, below. Also, The CW tries to capture some Game of Thrones magic. Mythbusters looks at The Walking Dead. PBS explains the history of superheroes, plus there's a brand new superhero show. Check out tons of clips and details for this… » 10/14/13 9:00am 10/14/13 9:00am

Monsters University: Pixar's Golden Age is Probably Over But That's OK

Over a 15-year spree, Pixar made an indelible mark on the history of cinema. From Toy Story to Toy Story 3, Pixar's winning streak expanded our ideas of storytelling. But Pixar's latest, Monsters University, is more evidence Pixar's glory days might be over. It's not a masterpiece — just one of the best films of the… » 6/21/13 12:29pm 6/21/13 12:29pm

This amazing full-length, live-action Toy Story remake reminds us how…

This is pretty damn incredible. Since June 2010, Jonason Pauley and Jesse Perrotta have been filming a shot-for-shot live-action remake of Pixar's Toy Story, using human actors as the human characters and real toys for Woody and the gang (and the original Toy Story audio track). The toys move with a combination of… » 1/13/13 7:30am 1/13/13 7:30am

These are your toys on drugs! Watch the full Toy Story short now

The water toys in Toy Story certainly like to party. Watch what happens when Rex meets the bath toys and begins doling out the water like it's free. Rex becomes Partysaurus Rex and the hungry demon inside us all climbs out of his gut and begs for more, MORE! (We're actually super-happy that the Toy Story characters… » 10/10/12 9:20am 10/10/12 9:20am

Guy re-edits Toy Story 3 with a depressing ending, convinces his mom…

Without spoiling too much, if you've ever seen Toy Story 3, you'll remember that the movie almost ends on an extremely bleak note. As a prank, YouTube user Justin Wallin recut the film with this extraordinarily traumatizing ending and screened the entire film for his none-the-wiser mother. This video runs a little… » 9/24/12 2:30pm 9/24/12 2:30pm

First clip of Pixar's new Toy Story short pushes Rex towards a bath…

The Toy Story characters are back, and more adorable than ever. In the first-ever clip from "Partysaurus Rex," Rex uses his tiny little arms to keep the raver bath-tub bobbles floating. Looks like Rex is staring down the drain of a serious bath salts (or bubbles) addiction. The first taste is always free! The full short … » 8/17/12 8:35am 8/17/12 8:35am

Top 10 Most Traumatizing Movies About Toys

Today sees the release of Ted, the movie about a teddy bear who grows up and gets foul-mouthed along with his owner — and we're pretty sure anyone who still loves stuffed animals will be scarred emotionally. But no matter what, Ted can't be one of the most soul-wrenching toy movies — because so many other toy movies… » 6/29/12 10:00am 6/29/12 10:00am

Best and Worst Movie Threequels of All Time

When it comes to movie series, the third time is definitely not the charm. Some of the best movies ever made are the second films in a franchise — but it's a rare third film that achieves true greatness. This Friday sees the release of Men in Black III, and everybody's wondering if it can be better than the… » 5/23/12 11:00am 5/23/12 11:00am