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  1. vulture lists
    All 22 Pixar Movies, Ranked From Worst to BestFrom Toy Story to Cars 3, and everything in between.
  2. The 25 Best Animated Movie Voice Performances Since AladdinFrom The Lion King to Inside Out.
  3. infographics
    Pixar Movies As InfographicsHow Brave’s Princess Merida resembled Game of Thrones’ Stark kids, how much each Toy Story made viewers recognize their mortality, and more!
  4. ‘Ratatouille’ Director Brad Bird on Animated Movies: ‘Why Does It Always […]“Where’s the Francis Ford Coppola or the Alfonso Cuaron of the [animation] field? … Why can’t there be an Annie Hall? … Why does it always have […]
  5. recastings
    See The Avengers Reimagined As Pixar CharactersPulled from Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Up, Monsters, Inc., and Brave (upcoming).
  6. vulture lists
    7 Pixar Movie, RankedAnd which is the worst? And what does ‘worst’ mean when you’re talking about Pixar?
  7. kudos
    This Morning in Oscars: On Top of Everything Else, George Clooney Will Win Your Oscar PoolPlus: Michael Bay wins his Oscar!
  8. apropos of nothing
    ‘Ratatouille’ Will Probably Not Be Nominated for Best PictureRatatouille may be one of the year’s highest grossing movies. It may have a higher Metascore than Pulp Fiction, Raging Bull, and Schindler’s List. But, as the New York Times asks this morning, does it really have a shot at a nomination for a Best Picture Oscar?
  9. agenda
    Critics loved ‘Ratatouille’—more importantly, so did kids.No less an authority than David Edelstein said that Pixar topped itself with this kid-and-foodie classic.
  10. the take
    Apparently, ‘Ratatouille’ WAS Pixar’s First Flop“What the hell, Pixar dudes?”
  11. the take
    Disney Cancels ‘Ratatouille’ Wine; Children Forced to Stick With Jose CuervoDisney has canceled its line of Ratatouille wines because of advertising standards banning the use of any promotion “that might appeal to people below the legal drinking age by using photos of very young models or cartoons.”
  12. the take
    Paul Dergarabedian Watch: Paul D. Compares Numbers With Other NumbersOn Ratatouille: “There is an innate bias against animated films. They are perceived as being for kids.”
  13. quote machine
    Patton Oswalt Likens Self to Prisoners of the War on TerrorPlus Orlando Bloom, Chantal Kreviazuk and Aaron Eckhart!
  14. apropos of nothing
    Disney Animation, 1938: No Girls Allowed!The Beat links to an amazing pop-culture artifact: a 1938 rejection letter from Disney to a woman looking for a job as an animator. Printed on gorgeous Snow White stationery, the letter lays out the company’s policy in brutal detail:
  15. liner notes
    Who Drew Those Cool Little Taste Explosions in ‘Ratatouille’?With Ratatouille hitting No. 1 on the box-office charts this past weekend — though its $47 million take notably fell short of the openings of past Pixar hits Cars and Monsters, Inc. — animator and comics artist Michael Gagné sheds light on one tiny but delightful aspect of the film.
  16. ranters and ravers
    ‘Ratatouille’: Impersonal Entertainment Machine or Deeply Felt Aesthetic Manifesto?Pixar’s latest animated extravaganza, Ratatouille, is garnering near-unanimous praise from all quarters, currently sporting an astonishing Metacritic score of 95, which places it at No. 5 on the site’s all-time list, between Dr. Strangelove and The Manchurian Candidate.
  17. vulture picture palace
    ‘Ratatouille’ Animator Delivers Parisian Stick Figures in Love
  18. the take
    Will ‘Ratatouille’ Be Pixar’s First Flop?Amid all the Live Free or Die Hard hoopla, it’s been easy to forget there’s another potential box-office monster opening this week: Ratatouille, the newest film from Pixar, the geniuses who have delivered a nearly uninterrupted string of artistic and commercial triumphs since 1995’s Toy Story.