Monsters University

The early versions of Pixar film stories

Louisa Mellor Feature
Aug 26, 2015

Which Pixar film began life as a story about two alien princes living in a floating city? That’s right, Up…

Krypton, Gotham and the glut of TV prequels

Mark Harrison Feature
Dec 18, 2014

Krypton, Gotham, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead spin-off. Is there no end to TV's thirst for commissioning prequels?

Why modern kids films have ditched the chosen one

Louisa Mellor Feature
Feb 28, 2014

How films like The LEGO Movie are replacing destiny narratives with messages of scepticism and adaptability…

Pixar short Party Central to play in front of The Muppets Most Wanted

Ryan Lambie News
Feb 3, 2014

Thinking of seeing The Muppets Most Wanted at the cinema in March? Then you'll also get a Monsters University short thrown in, too...

Saschka Unseld interview: The Blue Umbrella, Pixar shorts, sequels, Disney's Paperman & more...

Louisa Mellor Interview
Jul 9, 2013

We chat to Saschka Unseld, the director of The Blue Umbrella, the Pixar short paired with Monsters University...

Dan Scanlon & Kori Rae interview: Monsters University

Louisa Mellor Interview
Jul 8, 2013

We talked to Monsters University director and producer about prequels, audiences, and expanding the monster world...

The inspirations for Monsters University’s characters

Louisa Mellor Interview
Jul 12, 2013

Japanese sweets, SNL skits, Office Space, and giant scorpions. Just some of the inspirations for Monsters University’s new characters…

Is Despicable Me 2 heading for $1bn worldwide?

Despicable Me 2
Simon Brew News
Jul 1, 2013

With a huge UK opening under its belt, is Despicable Me 2 set to be the biggest hit of the summer?

22 brilliant things we learnt visiting the Pixar Studios

Louisa Mellor Feature
Jul 3, 2013

On a visit to Disney’s Pixar Studios in California, we picked up one or two fun things to share with you…

34 geeky things you didn't know about Monsters University

Louisa Mellor Feature
Jul 10, 2013

From hidden cameos, to design inspiration and house music, here are 34 nerdy things you may not know about Pixar's Monsters University...