The Pixar Story
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Famed cartoonist Ub Iwerks's granddaughter Leslie turns the camera lens on the artists and storytellers behind some of the most widely hailed animated films of the modern era in the in-depth documentary The Pixar Story. Featuring such key members as John Lasseter, Steve Jobs, and George Lucas, the doc tells the story of the company's humble roots all the way to being one of the biggest power players in Hollywood. Featuring unseen footage of early output from the studio, as well as a full overview of its many box-office successes and technological breakthroughs, Iwerks's film… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There is nothing short of a giddy delight in watching the fine folks who founded PIXAR living out their dreams in ways much larger than even they could ever have imagined"
‑ Andrea Chase, Killer Movie Reviews
"Pixar ceases to be a particularly interesting documentary subject once it becomes known as the studio who can do no wrong"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"The Pixar Story should be required viewing for film school students as it shows what following through and persevering through hardships can get you."
‑ Rebecca Murray,
""art challenges the technology and the technology inspires the art." - John Lasseter"
‑ Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel, 3BlackChicks Review
"Iwerks may not have the gumption to pop open Pixar's hood and explore the mechanics, but she's created something warmly nostalgic and uplifting instead."
‑ Brian Orndorf,
"For a company promotional film, The Pixar Story is pretty tasty stuff."
‑ Duane Dudek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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