A Decade of Pixar: Coco (2017)

Virginia: Welcome back to A Decade of Pixar, our series in which we review the last 10 years of the illustrious studio’s films. Today we’ll be taking a look at Coco, 2017’s Day of the Dead celebration packed with heart and with laughs to spare. Much like Inside Out and, surprisingly, Cars 3, Coco goes …

A Decade of Pixar Animation Studios: From Toy Story 3 to Toy Story 4

Munir: Hello, and welcome to our new column, “A Decade of,” where we will be discussing the most popular animation studios and how they have fared this past decade. We’re starting with Pixar Animation Studios because of Toy Story 4’s imminent release. In the following weeks, we’ll be reviewing every Pixar film from the past …

Coco vs. The Book of Life

Ever since Pixar announced Coco, a movie inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration, comparisons to Reel FX’s 2014 film The Book of Life seemed inevitable. The main plot of both movies takes place on Dia de Muertos, both star a young man who wants to be a musician despite his family’s wishes, …

Countdown to the Oscars: Part 2

Hello Geeks + Gamers! Welcome to Part 2 of our Countdown to the Oscars! (Read Part 1 here.) This installment is going to be focused on the niche categories, the ones that don’t quite get the same amount of attention as the bigger awards of the night. Starting with one of my favorite categories, we …