VOTD: ‘25 Years of Pixar’

We’ve featured a handful of director montages here on /Film recently, and while this “25 Years of Pixar” compilation isn’t quite that, it’s actually pretty similar. In terms of look, tone, and quality, I’d say Pixar is as consistent as many directors.

For the video, NkMcDonalds pulled scenes from works spanning over decades — from ’80s shorts to this year’s Cars 2. If you like Pixar as much as I do, it’ll definitely make you smile and it might even make you tear up a little tiny bit. Watch it after the jump.

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VOTD: Pixar Intro Parody


College Humor has released a parody of the Pixar opening studio logo intro sequence. What happens after Luxo Jr jumps on top of, and kills the innocent I in the Pixar logo? You can finally find out, after the jump.
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Cool Stuff: Pixar Animated Desk Accessory Toy

Thinkway Toys manufactures this really cool interactive motion activated Pixar Aniamtion Studios desk accessory toy. Luxo Jr comes to life and hops around just like in the opening animation on Pixar’s movies. It has motion activated or remote control settings, in addition to the button on the accessory itself. Check out the video below of it in action.

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I’m not sure where exactly this thing is sold. May-be at the new Pixar Studios in Disney’s Hollywood Studios? May-be the Disney Store? I can tell you that I bought mine for $40 at the Pixar store inside Pixar’s Emmeryville Campus, but that, of course, isn’t open to the public. If anyone knows where people can buy one of these, please post it in the comments!

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