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“Pixar in Real Life”: Disney+ Reality Show is (Intentional?) Existential Horror!
12 ( According to the trailer, New Yorkers are presented with a real-life version of the robot from Wall-E, the boy scout kid from Up in Candid Camera-style formats So far, so good, right? Then I watched the first episode… …It's really a horror story! In Washington Square Park, they placed a real-life version of the console from Inside[...]
It's true of New Yorkers, and (to a lesser extent) the rest of us, that we don't step outside ourselves enough to see the things that kids see, on a daily basis, that are mind blowing — especially for them. Less hidden than said love note is how this is a parable of acceptance of your[...]