If Michael Bay directed "Up", it would probably have lots of explosions, tension, lens flare and more explosions. This clever fan-made trailer was put together by YouTube's "MrStratMan7". On a related note, did you know that during the production of Up, Pixar's Animation Department produced an average of 4 seconds of animation a week? Or, that Pixar animators consulted with a real architect to learn about home foundations to make the lift off of Carl's house more realistic? Continue reading for Disney Pixar's "Upular" remix video.
It's that time again, time for yet another round of Disney Easter eggs. This time, we have appearances from Kermit the Frog in The Little Mermaid, a Mickey Doll on a shelf in Frozen, a very easy to miss reference to Paperman in Wreck-It Ralph, as well as Belle, Pumba, and Aladdin's Magic Carpet showing up in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Click here to view the first iamge in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing one of the craziest ways to use a faucet in a musical sense.
Not every fan will agree, but what if Carl Fredrickson's journey in "Up" actually began right after he is notified about needing to be move into a retirement home? That's right, everything that happens after is his journey into the afterlife, with people and things representing his attachment to the physical world. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Taekwondo quadruple kick.
You read that right, you're look at a near exact replica of the house featured in Disney Pixar's "Up". It's located in Herriman, Utah, and was designed by the team at Bangerter Homes. This four bedroom home commanded $400,000 back in 2009, so we can only imagine just how much it would fetch if it were to hit the market today. Continue reading for eighteen more interesting things about the movie.
For those who've seen Treasure Planet, did you know that Stitch from Lilo & Stitch had a came appearance on a bookshelf? That is just one of the many Easter Eggs that Disney animators have hidden inside their films. For much of its existence, Walt Disney Animation Studio was recognized as the premier American animation studio; it developed many of the techniques which became standard practices of traditional animation, such as the multiplane camera. Continue reading for more.
For Pixar fans with an eagle eye, A113 may be a familiar sight, but have you wondered why animators put it there? A113 was the classroom number used by character animation students at the California Institute of the Arts. Many of its alumni (including Pixar staff) have used the number in their professional works. It is said to appear in some way, shape, or form in every Pixar film. However, none have been found in Monsters, Inc. In addition to Pixar films, this running gag also appeared in some non-Pixar films, such as Lilo & Stitch, The Avengers, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, etc. Continue reading for more sightings.
Disney characters aren't synonymous with zombies and other horror-related themes, but deviantART-ist Kasami-Sensei wants to change that, as the user has reimagined the typically cheery-looking protagonists of several Disney films in the style of characters from AMC's "The Walking Dead." Continue reading for more.
Did you know Mike from Monsters Inc. is actually swimming in a scene during Finding Nemo's credits? Or, that the dog shadow you see in Ratatouille is actually Dug from UP? What about Doc Hudson, minus the face, making a cameo in The Incredibles? In addition to those Easter Eggs we've rounded up five awesome facts about Pixar that might surprise you. Continue reading to see them all.
Did you know that Barbie in Toy Story was voiced by Jodi Benson of Little Mermaid fame? Or, that Billy Crystal turned down the role of Buzz Lightyear, but still managed to work with Pixar, playing the character of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters Inc. films? Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the secret found in nearly every single one of Wes Anderson's movies.
After being married for an incredible 61 years, the granddaughter of this geeky couple, Lauren Wells, decided to create some amazing and memorable anniversary photos for her them. She used the classic Pixar movie "Up" as the inspiration for this photo series. Continue reading for more.