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Ralph breaks the mold for animated sequels

8/10 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph released near the end of a period of experimentation for Disney Animation studios after its parent company bought its chief rival, Pixar, in 2006, only to maintain Pixar as a separate studio that continued to outperform … Continue reading

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Was that really a sequel to ‘The Incredibles?’

4/10 In 2004, after almost a full 10 years of redefining children’s media in the shadow of the Disney Renaissance, Disney Pixar released its magnum opus, The Incredibles. Pixar had been making waves for years with media that struck a … Continue reading

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‘Cars 3’ is wonderful

9/10 In 2006, after an immaculate decade of releasing instant classic after instant classic, Disney Pixar released its first mediocre film. Cars, along with its numerous sequels and spinoffs, occupy an odd place in the studio’s hierarchy. Though they are, … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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Secret Life of Pets is… you know

I mean… you know… The Secret Life of Pets follows Max (Louis C.K.), a Jack Russell Terrier who is way too in love with his owner, Katie (Ellie Kemper). This becomes a huge problem when she brings home another rescue dog, … Continue reading

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