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WORLD WAR Z & MONSTERS UNIVERSITY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:25

WORLD WAR Z & MONSTERS UNIVERSITY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:25

In perhaps a revelation more dramatic than anything in the film itself, WORLD WAR Z has triggered a shockingly wide spectrum of reactions from us here on the Spotlight. Is the Brad Pitt-starring zombie thriller a top-notch popcorn movie with well-staged action, gripping suspense, and an amazing global scope? Is it an unfortunate misfire, with [...]

Monsters University review

Monsters University review

No match for Pixar’s best work, but a step in the right direction after some recent disappointments
Mike and Sully are back, but they are not friends till the end – well, at least not until the third act. It’s as if Pixar Animation Studios took a look at MONSTERS INC. and said, “The Mike-Sully relationship [...]

Monsters University in theatres June 21

Monsters University in theatres June 21

Walt Disney Pictures releases the latest computer-animated fantasy from Pixar Animation Stuidios – a prequel to the popular MONSTERS, INC. This time, we get to see Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) back in their college days, when they were studying – and competing – to beomc the scariest monsters. Steve Buscemi, Jennifer [...]

Finding Nemo 3-D Re-release Trailer #5

Fifth trailer from Walt Disney’s 3-D re-release of Pixar Animation’s CGI fantasy-comedy. The 3-D version hits screens on September 14.

Finding Nemo opens 7/14 in 3-D

Walt Disney Pictures re-releases Pixar’s amusing underwater opus, this time in 3-D. Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich directed the computer-animated film, from a screenplay by Stanton, Bob Peterson & David Reynolds. Voices: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney, Austin Pendleton, Stephen Root, Vicki Lewis.
Release Date: September 14, 2012.

Brave featurette

Brave featurette

BRAVE, from Disney-Pixar, opens Friday, June 21. Check out this featurette for interviews with the cast and crew, including John Lasseter, Colin Ferguson, Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, etc. Julie Walters, John Lasseter, Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews.

Real Steel: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:39

Real Steel: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:39

The official Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots movie is still in the planning stages, but until then, we have REAL STEEL, the Disney/DreamWorks family-friendly take on a world in which the squared circle has been commandeered by mechanical pugilists while the humans stay safely in their seats. Wrapped in the redemptive tale of an absentee [...]

Bill Plympton on The Flying House: Fantasy Film Podcast

Bill Plympton on The Flying House: Fantasy Film Podcast

Think of it as one spiritual brother reaching out to another over the span of almost an entire century: Bill Plympton — the innovative animator known for his edgy surrealism and distinctive, hand-drawn style — has decided to rejuvenate the work of one of animation’s first fathers, Winsor McCay, the man [...]

Brad Bird on THE IRON GIANT - Fantasy Film Podcast

Brad Bird on THE IRON GIANT – Fantasy Film Podcast

In 1999, Warner’s released THE IRON GIANT. Well… released may not be the best term. Slipped into theaters under the cover of night so that anyone who might be remotely interested couldn’t possibly know of its existence… yeah, that’s the term. Despite the stealth marketing, director Brad Bird’s animated tale of [...]

The Tempest & Amazing Stream-of-Consciousness Episode - CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:43.1

The Tempest & Amazing Stream-of-Consciousness Episode – CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast 1:43.1

Having survived the rocky shoals of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER, Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons decide to kick it freestyle (as the kids all say — the kids do all say that, don’t they?) in a wide-ranging, nay, recklessly random episode of THE CINEFANTASTIQUE POST-MORTEM PODCAST. Covered [...]