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Monsters, Inc.

Poster of the movie
Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | 2001 | USA
Sunday 9 January 2022 (rewatched)

Watching "old" Pixars reminds one of two facts:

  1. How much progress Pixar has made in terms of quality and details of animation.
  2. How little it matters because story-telling outshines form.

Boo is the cutest.

Wednesday 25 April 2012

According to mythology, the concepts for Bug’s Life, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo and WALL-E had all been brainstormed in the span of a single informal lunch meeting between top Pixar creators after having released Toy Story in 1995. Ponder the fact that the golden age of Pixar comes from a casual creative discussion and that now that the studio is a giant corporate machinery with lots of resource, they aren’t up to this.