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When Life Gives You Infertility, Make Your House Fly: Found Family in ‘UP’

Carl and Ellie in their home This is a guest post written by Talia Liben Yarmush for our theme week on Infertility, Miscarriage, and Infant Loss. Pixar’s UP begins with young Carl, an adventure-admiring, imaginative boy meeting his match in young Ellie. The two hit it off instantly with their shared interest in everything adventure, […]

Animated Children’s Films: Up

This guest review from Travis Eisenbise first appeared at Bitch Flicks in March 2010. If Pixar shit into a bucket, it would still be box office gold. Fifteen years ago Pixar catapulted itself into a movie-making monopoly with Toy Story. Since then they’ve continued to rehash the same predictable (and often adorable) story lines about […]

Best Picture Nominee Review Series: 2010 Roundup

It’s over a year late . . . but here it is!  Avatar reviewed by Elizabeth Tiller “As much as I would like to sit through a movie like this and enjoy it for what it is (ground-breaking sci-fi entertainment that will go down in history), I simply can’t. James Cameron’s attempt to create a […]

Movie Review: Up

*This is a guest review from Travis Eisenbise. If Pixar shit into a bucket, it would still be box office gold. Fifteen years ago Pixar catapulted itself into a movie-making monopoly with Toy Story. Since then they’ve continued to rehash the same predictable (and often adorable) story lines about the secret lives of bugs, monsters, […]