FlixChatter Review – COCO (2017)

Directed By: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Written By: Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz , Matthew Aldrich & Adrian Molina Runtime: 1h 49min Before I get into this review, I want to address one of the main arguments I’ve heard about it: that Coco is a rip-off of DreamWorks’s 2013 film The Book of Life. I don’t think …

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Five for the Fifth: FEBRUARY 2016 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Well, it's February and V-day is next weekend. It seems that there are …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Trailer Spotlight: Finding Dory

Happy Midweek all! [just three more days until Friday] I've been thinking of taking a brief blogging break after the whirlwind film festivities of TCFF at the end of October. Well, I figure I should do that before the rush of holiday movies. I do have a top 10 TCFF picks to do still, so expect …

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The Film Emotion Blogathon: 5 films to represent the 5 emotions in Pixar’s Inside Out

I just heard about this blogathon on Drew's blog, but it was spearheaded by the Con Man blog, inspired by the Pixar hit Inside Out (which I adore). I love this idea and naturally I had to take part! Here are the rules for the Blogathon: Pick five films to represent the five emotions in …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ and Teaser Trailer Spotlight: Pixar’s Inside Out

Hello all! It's yet another combo post today, as I want to highlight some of my favorite posts from fellow bloggers as well as highlight a brand new teaser trailer from Pixar. I was going to do a Music Break of Into The Woods since I'm going to the press screening tonight, but I'll save it 'til …

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FlixChatter Review: Monsters University

I remember rolling my eyes when I first heard of Pixar making a prequel of Monsters Inc., one of my favorites from its canon of animated features. But then I saw the trailer and I thought it looked pretty funny, and got me curious if revisiting the world of the colorful monsters would be well …

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Top 10 Fave Pixar Characters – Vote for your favorites

With thirteen films so far, Pixar continues to create films with fun, intriguing characters. That includes the latest one, BRAVE, with Princess Merida. So in her honor, I thought I'd expand my list of FIVE Favorite Pixar Characters I did a couple of years ago, and expand it to 10. The beauty of Pixar movies …

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Pixar’s BRAVE Japanese Trailer and Poster

Thanks to my pal Ted who tweeted me about this one. By now you've likely seen the US trailer for this latest Pixar animated feature, which is more whimsical in nature. But this Japanese version reveals a lot more footage and definitely a much darker tone. Check it out: http://youtu.be/_8cLhckSAAw ... This looks more in …

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Guest Post: Cold of Metal, But Warm of (Animated) Heart

Special thanks to Le0pard13 (aka Michael Alatorre) – the sharp-witted blogger of It Rains ... You Get Wet | » Follow Michael on Twitter ... I've gone to my fair share of animated movies in my lifetime. However, I have to confess when I've taken my children to see these, sometimes they (my kids) are …

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THIS JUST IN! Pixar’s BRAVE first trailer

Yet another trailer post in a week? Another fairy tale, no less. Well, normally I reserve only one trailer post per week but this one just can't wait, folks! As you know, I LOVE Pixar's movies and I grew up watching those Disney fairy tales. With this 13th feature film, we've got Pixar's first foray …

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