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Post by Randall » November 28th, 2011, 8:04 am

ABL does often get forgotten (after all, it's well over a decade old already), but in fairness it wasn't Atta's story. Brave squarely focuses on the princess.

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Post by EricJ » November 28th, 2011, 12:16 pm

droosan wrote:I know, right..? It's like looking in a mirror, sometimes:
Dreamworks characters? It's like looking into a mirror!--If...you happen to keep going
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all day.
Randall wrote:ABL does often get forgotten (after all, it's well over a decade old already),
Well, that, and the fact that it came between the "They'll never make another one!" Toy Story 1, and the "Give them an Oscar!" Toy Story 2.
That there even was a Pixar movie between the two gets conveniently forgotten by history.

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Post by droosan » November 28th, 2011, 12:53 pm

EricJ wrote:Dreamworks characters? It's like looking into a mirror!--If...you happen to keep going
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all day.
I realize that you're referring to this comic strip:

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.. which is good for a smile; but is completely disingenuous in that:

-- there really is more to Dreamworks movies' plots than "talking animals doing things animals wouldn't normally do." (no, really; there really is)

-- that 'smirky face' is a pretty standard expression; particularly within generic 'promotional' stills .. and even Pixar uses it, from time to time:

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wait .. isn't ShyViolet the 'Appointed Dreamworks Defender' around here..? Why have I had to do this twice during the past ten hours..? :wink:


PS .. I notice that the above comic strip fails to acknowledge A Bug's Life, as well. :|

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Post by ShyViolet » November 28th, 2011, 3:05 pm

Thanks for thinking of me Droosan! That's sweet. :)

Anyway, Droosan is right, DW have many expressions in their films and that "smirk" is often just the press material.

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DW films are often promoted with "attitude", but then so are many animated films, including Rapunzel:

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An early Keane drawing, very beautiful but also with that "smirk". :) ;) (Kind of like Po's ;) )

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Post by ShyViolet » December 6th, 2011, 7:54 pm

A small detail from John Lassetter about Pete Doctor's next film:

http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=32627

Great new interview with Brenda Chapman:

http://www.pixarportal.com/blog.php?id= ... one-career
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Post by Kaszubas » December 12th, 2011, 8:26 am

Thanks ShyViolet :) Very interesting reading.

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Re: Brave

Post by ShyViolet » December 12th, 2011, 6:39 pm

No problem! :)
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Re: Brave

Post by ShyViolet » December 12th, 2011, 7:07 pm

Charlie Rose interview with John Lasseter:

http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/12024

He discusses Steve Jobs, Brave, and other subjects.
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Post by laughingoctopus » December 12th, 2011, 7:14 pm

Interesting. Thanks for the link.

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Re: Brave

Post by ShyViolet » December 12th, 2011, 7:16 pm

You're welcome. :)
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Re: Brave

Post by Tristy » December 18th, 2011, 11:55 pm

New book image from Germany!

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/26 ... dez11.jpg/

Looks wonderful!

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Post by Dacey » December 19th, 2011, 10:57 pm

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift--that is why it's called the present."

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Re: Brave

Post by droosan » December 21st, 2011, 11:14 pm

O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free, and the home of the [redacted for trademark infringement]

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Post by laughingoctopus » December 21st, 2011, 11:16 pm

This made me laugh much harder than it should have. :|

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Post by Daniel » December 22nd, 2011, 2:21 pm

The Chipmunk avatar adds to it. ;)

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