By Dylan Hubert When one hears the name Randy Newman, they probably think about all of their favorite movies (or their kids’ favorite movies) full of songs composed by Newman, himself. Coming from a family full of composers, naturally, Newman fell into the business as well.  What makes Newman such an elite icon in the […]

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  After “Inside Out” came out, it became very apparent that Pixar films had transcended their intended audience. Obviously, the films’ bright, exciting animation with quirky, relatable characters are approachable for children. However, beneath that foundation of childlike wonder, Pixar conveys profound messages that are for everyone — and by everyone, I truly mean everyone. […]

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In yet another win for Disney, the company’s latest animated film, “Zootopia,” won the domestic box office record once again last weekend for the third consecutive week with a terrific $38 million. It’s hit $600 million at the global box office, giving Disney its biggest animated hit since the tidal wave that was “Frozen.” The […]

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Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur” premiered in theaters on Nov. 25. Although this film, like all of Pixar’s other films, features a white male lead, the short playing before it has proven to be groundbreaking. “Sanjay’s Super Team” features Pixar’s first non-white lead character, and non-white lead voice actor. The short is a true story based […]

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Ah, “Frozen.” The biggest animated film of the century, the bane of parents everywhere. Just when you finally get “Let It Go” out of your head, Disney is getting ready to flood pop culture with double the Olaf. In its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, after months of speculation, the Walt Disney Company formally announced […]

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By Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz The toys are back, and Pixar is at it again with yet another sequel to add to their wildly successful film franchise. On Friday, it was announced that the animation studio has plans to make “Toy Story 4,” to be released June 16, 2017. Not much is known about the […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Last week, news broke out that after more than a decade of fans begging for a sequel, Disney/Pixar decided to give the green light to The Incredibles 2, as well as a third installation of the Cars franchise. For parents of young children and maybe even for fans of […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist “It seems crazy now, but I played basketball and I was going to be either professional player or in the Olympics,” Kori Rae said in a roundtable interview. “That was my goal from childhood. But then an injury in college changed that and I had to figure out what […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Sequels often have a way of being, to put it nicely, horrible. (Think, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde,” “Grease 2,” “Dumb and Dumberer,” I could go on forever). Fortunately, we have Pixar to raise the standard as the animation studio’s sequels continue to impress audiences that includes […]

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