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Time on Why Pixar Is Better

Richard Corliss of TIME fame, has what could be seen as a review of Ratatouille, but he also delves into other areas of making Ratatouille as well as Pixar in general and Why Pixar is Better. One bit from the article I thought was interesting mentions of a new addition to Pixar’s main team…

Most movie directors have individual contracts with their studios; the Pixar directors are employees of the company, contributing on all studio projects. The so-called Brain Trust—Lasseter, Bird and Stanton, along with directors Lee Unkrich, Bob Peterson, Brenda Chapman, Pete Docter and Gary Rydstrom and one recent recruit, Little Miss Sunshine writer Michael Arndt—convenes regularly to spitball ideas and, Lasseter says, “help one another make these films. We’re very honest.”

You can read the full article here.

0 Responses to Time on Why Pixar Is Better

  1. CountSolo says:

    That was an excellent article. Thanks for posting it Luxo, Jr.!

    I especially liked the metaphor suggested in the last two paragraphs.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Great/Wonderful article!
    There are a few spoilers, but I don’t regret reading it.

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