In this Writing Without Fear column we are going to quickly talk about original story ideas, and how their isn’t really any, and how it is all just variations on a theme. This week Pixar is about to release their next animated feature which is called Inside Out, that features animated versions of our emotions sitting in your brain and controlling you – sounds pretty original, eh?
Around the time Disney announced they brought Marvel the internet lit up with Disney Characters and Marvel Superheroes mash-ups. Over this period I saw some pretty cool stuff and some not so cool stuff, a lot of creativity to highlight, to parody, to satirize the dangers of Disney controlling a bastion of creativity such as Marvel. Today while knocking around the Internets I stumbled upon Pixar-Style versions of Superheroes and they look pretty damn good… Of course I included Cap which you can see above and another favorite the Phoenix below after the jump. Continue reading
Brave is Pixars first original (non-sequel) story in the last three years, I like the animation style in the teaser trailer above and its looks like we could be in for a good story. I especially like the Will ‘o the Wisps that pop up in it because of their faye background they could be a force for good or bad. The movie synopsis is after the jump.