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Dear Disney: Give Turning Red, Soul & Luca Limited Theatrical Releases
Most of these were "years after the fact" sequels or live-action remakes, but Pixar's Soul was sent straight to Disney+ at the end of 2020, followed by two more Pixar movies going to Disney+, Luca in June of 2021 and Turning Red in March 2022 As of this month, it has been two years since we've[...]
Disney Debuts Soul Short Film 22 Vs Earth Trailer & Poster
Soul won two Academy Awards at this past Sunday's awards ceremony, Best Animated Feature and Best Score, and this Friday, a new animated short, 22 Vs Earth will debut on Disney+ Tina Fey returns to voice 22, and Soul editor Kevin Nolting is the director of the short." While making Soul, we talked about the why of a new soul[...]
Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again
Pixar's Soul, nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Animated Film this Sunday, is getting a new animated short for Disney+ Titled 22 Vs Earth and debuting April 30th, the short will focus on 22 (voiced again by Tina Fey) and how 22 enlists five others in a sort of rebellion not to go down[...]
Wonder Woman 1984: The Reason Diana Didn't Use [SPOILERS]
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[...]
Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend, Soul Soars in China
| Soul Poster Credit: Disney/Pixar 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[...]
What It Was Like Bringing an Authentic Feeling to Joe in Soul
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 App Downloads Surge the Over Christmas 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+[...]
[SPOILERS] Pixar Toyed With a Much Darker Ending 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
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
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. 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+ (where Disney+ is available)[...]
Soul Review: Pixar Hits It Out of the Freaking Park Yet Again
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 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[...]
How Kid Screenings Impacted the Story of Soul
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: Kemp Powers Talks About the Importance of the Cultural Trust
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 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
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[...]
Disney Announces that Pixar's Soul Will Stream to Disney+
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.   A look at the Disney+ logo (Image: Disney) December 4 Anastasia Big Big[...]
Inside Pixar Trailer Released By Disney, Debuts On Plus Friday
"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[...]
Hollywood- OCT 26: Angela Bassett arrives for FX's "American Horror Story" 100th Episode Celebration on October 26, 2019 in Hollywood, CA (Image: Quinn Jeffrey/
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. Add Angela Bassett to those returning to the mega-hit super spy franchise in Mission: Impossible The actress confirmed her status for[...]
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. I got to see the first 40 minutes or so of Soul for the early[...]
How Kid Screenings Impacted the Story of 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[...]
Soul Animators Talk 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
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[...]
Disney Announces that Pixar's Soul Will Stream to Disney+
As of a month ago, we heard from sources at Disney that they were planning on releasing Soul theatrically, but it appears that things have changed since then In a press release, Disney announced that they will be releasing Soul directly onto Disney+, and it does not appear to be a PVOD offer like they[...]
John Ratzenberger at the "Walk to Vegas" World Premiere at the Richards Center for the Arts on January 11, 2019 in Palm Springs, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins /
Ratzenberger can be seen in the Disney Channel series Just Roll With It and upcoming Pixar films Soul (2020) and Luca (2021) Here is Kasher's tweet below. An important message from none other than Cliff Clavin (@dratzenberger) himself, asking us all to help keep @usps in business!! (thank you for your service, Mr Ratzenberger) #SaveUSPS #USPS[...]
Pixar Shares a New Poster for Soul
Pixar's latest film Soul got a new sneak peek posted over the weekend, and for those that maybe have been on the fence about it can hop off now, it looks fantastic Following a man named Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx), the film will explore what makes up a person, from their interests to their mannerisms[...]
Pixar Shares a New Poster for Soul
Pixar and Disney have moved their new film Soul out of the summer box office The last studio tentpole film dated for release in May or June, it will now come out November 20th, right around Thanksgiving Another Disney film, Raya and the Last Dragon was slated to release November 25th, and that has been[...]
Candyman - Official Trailer [HD]
With Candyman moving, the only major release left in June is Pixar's Soul, which is more than likely going to move soon. Universal Pictures Candyman Has Great Buzz Candyman has been generating a ton of great buzz since the debut trailer in February For those not familiar, Candyman is going to be a sequel of sorts to the[...]
Pixar Shares a New Poster for Soul
Soul released its first full length trailer today, and it is full of heart, jazz, and of course the typical Pixar charm This will be Pixar's second release of the year, following last weekend's Onward Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Daveed Diggs are all lending their talents to this[...]
Pixar Shares a New Poster for Soul
The first footage for Soul dropped during the D23 presentation but the first trailer was released back in November Pixar posted to their official twitter account that there is a new trailer set to debut tomorrow and with that, they shared a new poster of main character Joe Gardner played by Jamie Foxx The marketing for[...]