Topic: Toy story

What Your Favorite Tom Hanks Movie Says About Your Job

What Your Favorite Tom Hanks Movie Says About Your Job

Happy birthday to Tom Hanks, a titan among men who turns fifty-seven today! If there’s one thing I know about Tom, it’s that he’s a celebrity and I’ve never met him, but if there are two things I know about him, it’s that he does a tonnnnn of movies spanning many genres. Also he has a kind face which, when mustachioed, I would absolutely trust to sell me life insurance as long as he rang my doorbell politely. More »

12 Assorted Actresses and Other Things Who Have Played Marie Antoinette

12 Assorted Actresses and Other Things Who Have Played Marie Antoinette

Do you know what today is? Besides Sunday, I mean? It’s October 16, which means it’s the day that, 218 years ago, Marie Antoinette mounted the scaffold to the guillotine, stepped on her executioner’s foot, told him, “Sorry, didn’t mean to do that,” and then subsequently lost her head. To mark the occasion, let’s take a look all of the actresses and other things (you’ll understand what I mean by “things” in a moment) who have played her over the years, shall we? More »

Pixar Writer-Director Lee Unkrich Reveals Rejected Toy Story Titles

Pixar Writer-Director Lee Unkrich Reveals Rejected Toy Story Titles

Last night Lee Unkrich — who’s worked on the first two Toy Story movies and wrote Toy Story 3found the original list of over 200 possible titles for Toy Story. It turns out that Pixar just couldn’t land on a good title back in 1995, so in desperation they put out a request to any and all employees. “There’s a reason these were rejected, guys,” he warned. More »

Video Gallery: 8 Kids’ Movies Recut as Horror Films

Video Gallery: 8 Kids' Movies Recut as Horror Films

Despite Dumbo being sold and produced as a movie for children, I was so terrified of that movie that it took years for me to able to look at elephants without freaking out. Turns out that other people agree with me about the potential fear factor of kids’ movies, and plenty of YouTubers have recut trailers for movies like Mary Poppins and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to play up the eerie elements, adding some scary music for effect. More »

10 Movie Catchphrases That Aren’t Cliché Yet

10 Movie Catchphrases That Aren't Cliché Yet

Earlier this week, our pals over at College Candy posted a list of their top 10 most cliché movie catchphrases. Although these lines are all terrific pieces of writing as well as important moments in cinema history, College Candy is right: By now, they’ve been used so often they’re getting a little tired. So why not lay them down for a nap and break out a couple of these instead? Here are our top 10 movie catchphrases that haven’t yet fallen victim to the horrors of cliché: More »