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Wonder Woman 1984 Continues to Fall at the Domestic Box Office

Wonder Woman 1984 Continues to Fall at the Domestic Box Office

Soul continues to do well in international markets and even looks to pass Finding Dory in China This isn't that surprising since Soul seemed to be on a similar track as Coco in that it opened soft and then kept gaining steam as more and more people talking about how good it is The worldwide box office for[...]

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend Soul Soars in China

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend, Soul Soars in China

| Soul Poster Credit: Disney/Pixar[/caption]These numbers are interesting because it does show a drop from the opening weekend The thing that HBO Max could really hurt for blockbusters is repeat viewings While the theatrical experience is great it's not something that everyone wants to experience every single time they see a movie For some, seeing[...]

[MINOR SPOILERS] Soul Directors &#038 Producer Talk That Problematic Trope

[MINOR SPOILERS] Soul Directors & Producer Talk That Problematic Trope

However, there is one trope that the movie does fall into but to get into it, we need to talk about the mid-movie twist that has largely gone unspoiled by the marketing, so if you don't want to know what the middle section of Soul looks like don't read beyond this picture of Joe enjoying[...]

Disney+ and HBO Max Hit Record Downloads Over the Holiday Weekend

Disney+ and HBO Max Hit Record Downloads Over the Holiday Weekend

Their respective decisions to put Soul and Wonder Woman 1984 on their streaming services for no extra charge were tests to see how that model would work Some of the numbers are in, so let's look at how it worked out for both companies. Holiday Numbers for Disney+ and HBO Max First, let's do Disney+ Disney has been killing[...]

Kemp Powers Talks the Joke That Was Too Dark and Obscure for Soul

Kemp Powers Talks the Joke That Was Too Dark and Obscure for Soul

There are some things that are a little much, and there was one joke, in particular, that was cut from Soul for being too dark and obscure We have some MINOR SPOILERS for the movie's first act, but it's not anything major However, if you don't want to know, please don't read beyond this picture of[...]

[SPOILERS] Pixar Toyed With a Much Darker Ending for Soul

[SPOILERS] Pixar Toyed With a Much Darker Ending for Soul

With Soul there was a good chance that Pixar was going to explore some more deep and dark themes because we're quite literally talking about death This whole movie is about the idea of dying unfulfilled and with unfinished business There were a bunch of ways that this ending could have gone, and Pixar toyed with[...]

WW84 Hits $85M Worldwide While Soul Debuts to Strong Word of Mouth

WW84 Hits $85M Worldwide While Soul Debuts to Strong Word of Mouth

The movie opened massive in Australia, which has a much better handle on the COVID-19 pandemic, where it actually came in higher than the original movie.[caption id="attachment_1312166" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Directed by Academy Award® winner Pete Docter, co-directed by Kemp Powers, and produced by Academy Award® nominee Dana Murray, p.g.a., “Soul” will debut exclusively on Disney+[...]

Soul: Jamie Foxx &#8211 My Daughter Said Youre Pixar Now. You Made It.

Soul: Jamie Foxx – My Daughter Said, "You're Pixar Now. You Made It."

Foxx is voicing Joe Gardner in the upcoming Soul from Pixar, so apparently, he's finally made it in the eyes of his kids; so well done, Mr Foxx Pixar and Disney hosted a global virtual press conference, and Foxx told the story of how his daughter thoroughly roasted him and what it means to take[...]

Soul: Director Pete Docter Talks Jamie Foxxs Boundless Energy

Soul: Director Pete Docter Talks Jamie Foxx's Boundless Energy

The ones that can do both tend to be amazing, and Jame Foxx is very much one of those actors. Soul director Pete Docter was asked during the virtual global press conference what it was like working with Foxx, and he cited an anecdote about another Pixar veteran. I remember Tom Hanks saying that he felt that voice[...]

Soul: Tina Fey Talks Working With Kemp Powers &#038 Pete Docter and Pizza

Soul: Tina Fey Talks Working With Kemp Powers & Pete Docter and Pizza

In the case of Soul and Fey being brought on to voice 22, a soul that doesn't want to go down to Earth to live, she was curious to see what the legendary Pixar works from the inside During the virtual global press conference, Fey was asked about what it was like to work with[...]

Soul: Phylicia Rashad &#038 Angela Bassett on Voicing Animated Black Women

Soul: Phylicia Rashad & Angela Bassett on Voicing Animated Black Women

Pixar is taking steps in the right direction with Coco and now Soul, which is one of the rare times that black women specifically are shown on screen We got to attend the global virtual press conference for Soul, and Angela Bassett and Phylicia Rashad, who voice jazz musician Dorthea and Joe's mother Libba, respectively, were asked about portraying[...]

Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again

Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again

Soul is yet another homerun not just for director Pete Docter, who is almost scary good at this point, but also one of Pixar's best.Director: Pete Docter and Kemp Powers Summary:  A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an[...]

Soul: Kemp Powers Talks About the Importance of the Cultural Trust

Soul: Kemp Powers Talks About the Importance of the Cultural Trust

It's kind of amazing and then depressing when you sit down and realize that one of the things that makes the upcoming Soul unique is that it's the first time Pixar has had a black lead in one of their films When it comes to proper representation, it is absolutely imperative that there is representation on[...]

Everything Coming To Disney+ This December: Soul Mandalorian More

Everything Coming To Disney+ This December: Soul, Mandalorian, More

Then, on Christmas Day, Pixar's latest film will skip theaters and debut on Disney+, with Soul dropping on the service at no extra charge Other adds include Ralph Breaks the Internet, Eddie the Eagle, and Into the Woods You can see everything coming in December down below. [caption id="attachment_1264347" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A look at the Disney+[...]

Inside Pixar: Disney+ Series Trailer Spotlights The Storytellers

Inside Pixar: Disney+ Series Trailer Spotlights The Storytellers

"Soul," Pixar's 23rd feature, is coming to Disney+ on December 25, 2020."Sure, that was written by someone over at Disney, but still, where is the lie? I hope they really go in-depth with the tour of the campus, I have always wanted to go on a tour out there myself Since that has not happened[...]

Mission: Impossible 7 8 – Angela Bassett Returns for Latest Films

Mission: Impossible 7, 8 – Angela Bassett Returns for Latest Films

The Oscar-nominated actress is also in the upcoming animated film Soul for Disney/Pixar, which comes to Disney+ on December 25 and wrapped filming on Gunpowder Milkshake for STX Entertainment, slated for a 2021 release.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb49-oV0F78 Add Angela Bassett to those returning to the mega-hit super spy franchise in Mission: Impossible[...]

Disney and Pixar Have Released a New Trailer for Soul

Disney and Pixar Have Released a New Trailer for Soul

We've seen that happen to a few productions, and Pixar's Soul is the latest It was officially moved to Disney+ last week and was given a December 25th release date Disney and Pixar have dropped a new trailer for the new release.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs--6c7Hn_A&ab_channel=PixarI got to see the first 40 minutes or so of Soul for the early[...]

How Kid Screenings Impacted the Story of Pixars Soul

How Kid Screenings Impacted the Story of Pixar's Soul

When you're talking about a movie like Soul, where we are covering the very concept of life and death, the idea of your soul and what makes you you, one has to wonder if the kids will understand it We got the chance to speak to Soul story supervisor Kristen Lester, and story artists Michael Yates and[...]

The Animators of Soul Talk About Bringing a Soul to Life

The Animators of Soul Talk About Bringing a Soul to Life

They've done it with toys, with bugs, with cars, with emotions, and now they are doing it again with souls The concept of bringing a soul to life and what exactly would look like was something that the animation team was extremely interested in Pixar's Soul. During the virtual junket, the animators, including animation supervisor Jude Brownbill,[...]

What It Was Like Bringing an Authentic Feeling to Joe in Soul

What It Was Like Bringing an Authentic Feeling to Joe in Soul

There are a couple of things that make Pixar's Soul unique but one of the big ones is that this is the first a black character has been front and center in a Pixar movie The studio said that they went through a lot of work to make sure that the movie was authentic and we[...]