Fun, Heartwarming But Lacking Realism | Review of ‘Finding Dory’

By Cynthia Ayala

Finding Dory starring Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence & Ed O’Neill
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.


Simply adorable. Everyone’s favorite blue tang fish is back in this sequel all about her. Finding Dory is all about Dory and where she came from and how she came to meet up with Marlin and Nemo. Going back Dory’s origins, the audience gets to see Dory as the cutest animated baby in the world. I mean let’s just give the animators here a round of applause for getting some of the smallest details correct, mirroring real fish and lighting and the like, perfectly, but also they created one of the cutest little fish in the world that completely fits with the character. Continue reading “Fun, Heartwarming But Lacking Realism | Review of ‘Finding Dory’”

Pixar Scaling Back On Sequels, Re-focusing On Original Stories

By: Josh Tyler Between the years of 1995 and 2010 Pixar released eleven feature films. None of them received less than a 74% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, most averaged well into the 90s. They racked up an impressive list of awards and accolades, quickly solidifying as not just the best animation studio in Hollywood, but maybe also the best story tellers in the movie industry. … Continue reading Pixar Scaling Back On Sequels, Re-focusing On Original Stories

Pixar artists form game studio

By: Eddie Makuch A handful of artists at Disney‘s Oscar-winning animation studio Pixar who worked on movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Finding Nemo have created a game studio called Steel Wool Games (via Edge). Cofounders Sequoia Blankenship, Joshua Qualtieri, Jonathan Hoffman, Andrew Lee Dayton, and Jason Peter Topolski make up the Steel Wool Games executive team. The studio counts nine additional employees, according to its website. The five current Pixar artists have … Continue reading Pixar artists form game studio

Finding Nemo 2 Finally Signs Albert Brooks

By:  Kristy Puchko News about Finding Nemo 2 has been making waves since last summer when of Finding Nemo‘s co-directors, Andrew Stanton, signed on to helm. Shortly thereafter it was announced Ellen DeGeneres would return as the forgetful but friendly fish Dory…but there was no word on Albert Brooks, who memorably lent his voice to the animated effort’s reluctant hero Marlin the clownfish. Thankfully Deadline reports Brooks has officially signed on … Continue reading Finding Nemo 2 Finally Signs Albert Brooks