Cartoon characters make for great Halloween costumes; they’re bright, colorful and they give you permission to look as goofy as possible. But why do us live-action humans get to have all the fun? Surely, the cartoons also love dressing up as their favorite pop culture characters. But we rarely get a glimpse into their Halloween adventures beyond a 30 minute special broken up by annoying commercials.
To remedy that situation –… Continue reading Cartoon Characters Go Trick-Or-Treating (ART)
Fernando Meirelles never intended to be an international sensation, but that’s what happened after his film “City of God” took the world by storm. The epic drama about growing up in the heart of organized crime in Rio de Janeiro, netted Meirelles an Oscar nomination for Best Director. He followed that up with “The Constant Gardener,” which earned Academy gold for its star Rachel Weisz. And now he’s attempting his… Continue reading Fernando Meirelles, '360' Director, On Making Likable Dark Characters And The Impact of 'City of God'
In the upcoming ABC drama “666 Park Avenue,” Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams play Gavin and Olivia, the nefarious owners of a seemingly haunted upper east side apartment building. In the pilot episode, it becomes increasingly clear that the couple have the worst of intentions when it comes to their tenants, who experience a bevy of horrors while residing in their dream apartments.
Williams says that… Continue reading '666 Park Avenue': Vanessa Williams and Terry O'Quinn base devious characters on the Madoffs
It’s appropriate that Pixar Animation Studios’ first feature, 1995′s “Toy Story,” was centered on the world of playthings. Since then, no entertainment entity has been able to tap into our inner child with more consistently boundless imagination than the team spearheaded by John Lasseter.
This Friday, Pixar will attempt to do it again, with their latest animated outing, “Brave.” Here, the studio takes the standard Disney princess and gives her a… Continue reading Best Pixar Characters: Ranking (Almost) Every One In The Pixar Canon