Coco Animation Progression

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how the animation of Pixar’s movie Coco evolved from early animatics to the final theatrical cut. Plus, take a look back at Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel with a featurette going behind the scenes of the DC Comics movie. Finally, find out how Hayao Miyazaki film Howl’s Moving Castle differs from the novel on which it’s based. Read More »

Evolution of Pixar Animation

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how the movement and expressions of the film of Pixar Animation have evolved over the years to allow for lifelike characters. Plus, find out how movies like Aliens, Jurassic Park, and more. are being adapted into complex and engaging board games. And finally, listen as comedians like Roy Wood Jr., Lil Rel Howery, Luenell, Ms. Pat, Donnell Rawlings, Sinbad look back on the major Black comedians who influence their careers. Read More »

Magic Happens parade

Disneyland’s brand new Magic Happens parade has officially opened. This is the first new day-time parade at Disneyland in almost a decade, so to say we were excited is an understatement! In our latest Ordinary Adventures vlog, we bring you along with us as we experience Magic Happens for the very first time. SPOILER ALERT: WE LOVED IT! Hit the jump to see the video and learn about this new parade!

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movies leaving netflix in november

With the rapturous early buzz for Greta Gerwig‘s new adaptation of Little Women, perhaps you, like me, are interested in watching (or re-watching) the 1994 adaptation of the book before you check out the new version. Well, you better hurry, because the ’94 Little Women is one of the titles that will be vanishing from Netflix just after the clock strikes midnight on Halloween night. Here are the other films and TV shows that are disappearing from the streaming service in November. Read More »

Mark Chilcott Pixar Animation Prints

Even though there are plenty of pop culture prints paying tribute to sci-fi and fantasy favorites from every decade, it can be a little more difficult to find satisfying prints for your favorite Disney movies. But thankfully, some of the best films from Pixar Animation have been turned into stunning new prints by artist Mark Chilcott, each with bright, vibrant colors that bring movies like Ratatouille, Up, The Incredibles, Inside Out and more to life in a whole new way. Read More »

Shaun of the Dead Video Essay

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video essay explores how Shaun of the Dead creates comedy with substance by staying true to its characters. Plus, see how the script for Coco compares to the final cut of the movie for a key sequence from the film, and watch the face melting effects from Raiders of the Lost Ark recreated with crayons. Read More »

Coco - Chancla Scene - Making of Peter Pan

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the voice actress behind Wendy in Disney’s classic Peter Pan reminisces about working on the movie 65 years later. Plus, find out the origin of the chancla that Miguel’s grandmother carries around in Pixar’s Coco, and watch a video essay about Futurama‘s masterful blend of humor and emotion with science and math. Read More »

movies coming to Netflix in May 2018

April showers bring May flowers, and also, new TV shows and movies on Netflix. Next month brings more great movies to Netflix, including Pixar’s latest, a misunderstood Ryan Gosling movie, a superior superhero sequel, a Bourne movie, and more. Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in May 2018 below.

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Coco Storyboards

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Bill Hader goes out of his way to give one of the worst auditions. Plus, see how Pixar Animation’s Oscar-winning movie Coco developed from storyboards to final animation, and see how John Carpenter‘s adaptation of The Thing compares to the novella that inspired it. Read More »

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What do Coco and The Shining have in common? Not much — aside from The Shining uber-fan and Coco co-director Lee Unkrich.

The director has a long-running tradition of placing sly homages to the Stanley Kubrick horror film in all of the Pixar films he has worked on since 1995’s Toy Story. And more than 20 years later, he’s keeping up the practice with Coco.

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