Peter Sohn interview: The Good Dinosaur, The Iron Giant
He began as a story artist on Finding Nemo and The Incredibles when he first started at the studio, but branched out as a director on the 2009 short Partly Cloudy, while also providing the voices of such characters as Emile in Ratatouille and Squishy ...
November 26, 2015
Nutcrackers, Scrooges and caroling and more: Our holiday show guide is here
Modeled after the festive outdoor market in Nuremburg, Germany, Christkindlmarket imports artisans and chefs from abroad who dish out goodies like authentic steins, cuckoo clocks and ornaments and delectables including bratwurst, stollen and gluhwein ...
November 12, 2015
Fans' Love-Hate Relationship With the Star Wars Franchise
(It's what happened to Harrison Ford's character in “The Empire Strikes Back”). Part of Mr. Giunta, who loved the original three Star Wars films, wants to be thrilled by the seventh installment, “The Force Awakens,” which opens Dec. 18. Another part of ...
November 4, 2015
10 Mob Movie Actors With Actual Organized Crime Ties
Or he'd put a candle in front of a cuckoo clock, and when the cuckoo would pop out, the candle would fall over and start a fire. . Their association began when Orbach played a character based on Gallo in 1971's The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight....
September 23, 2015
Lindsay Lohan in lace body stocking and thigh-high boots for Halloween party
Her Mean Girls character single-handedly proved Halloween fancy dress costumes don't have to be sexy. But Lindsay Lohan went hell for leather as she turned fierce feline for a fright night in London on Wednesday evening. The Speed-the-Plow actress' ...
October 29, 2015
Jewel Shuping who dreamed of being blind had DRAIN CLEANER poured in her eyes
Jewel Shuping, 30, from North Carolina has Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), a condition in which able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled. Her desire to lose her sight was so strong that she decided to blind herself - by having ...
October 1, 2015
ABC slammed over Modern Family Halloween episode by mental health organizations
During the episode of the award-winning show, character Claire Dunphy decides to create the most frightening haunted house in her neighborhood by transforming her front yard into a 'scary insane asylum' complete with 'deranged mental patients,' a ...
October 29, 2015
Peter Sohn's a great example of this multi-discipline approach at Pixar. He began as a story artist on Finding Nemo and The Incredibles when he first started at the studio, but branched out as a director on the 2009 short Partly Cloudy, while also providing the voices of such characters as Emile in Ratatouille and... It's when we sat down to meet Peter Sohn earlier this year that we remembered a half-forgotten piece of movie trivia: the likeness of Russell, the irrepressible kid in 2009's Up , is based on Sohn's own cherubic features. Sohn's latest project is The Good Dinosaur, the long-in-the-making adventure about a young apatosaurus and his pet human, Spot. From the 30 minutes-or-so we've seen, The Good Dinosaur is Pixar's unabashed love letter to the western genre, and it's full of widescreen spectacle. Talking about his new film, Sohn is as enthusiastic and warm as his alter-ego in Up. our conversation about the making of The Good Dinosaur soon moves onto such topics as his early years at Pixar, his work on The Iron Giant and lots more. Here's what Peter Sohn has to say. I wanted something that really had a lot of scope to it. It’s tough, you know.
With long roots in Daley Plaza, officials opted to station it in Millennium Park for the first time in 48 years where it will be surrounded by a flurry of winter activities. That includes the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink (open Nov. 13 through mid-March), Caroling at Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”), (Fridays, Nov. 28 through Dec. The season begins with the 102nd annual lighting ceremony on November 24. There’s still good reason to head over to Daley Plaza, though. The long-standing Christkindlmarket is in season November 20 all the way to Christmas Eve. Modeled after the festive outdoor market in Nuremburg, Germany, Christkindlmarket imports artisans and chefs from abroad who dish out goodies like authentic steins, cuckoo clocks and ornaments and delectables including bratwurst, stollen and... Visits from the Christkind angel, a sweet house and outdoor beer tents make it a must-do this holiday season. Here are some of our other favorite traditions, new and old, coming to town this holiday season:. Lincoln Park Zoo’s ZooLights: The crew flips the switch on November 27 and will keep the lights on each Friday and Saturday until Dec. There’s also live ice carving, train and carousel rides, musical light shows and photos with Santa. Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic: New this year is Polar Lights, an interactive.
To understand the conflicted emotions that some of the most passionate Star Wars fans have as they anticipate the first new movie in the franchise in 10 years, it helps to appreciate the decades of loss and abandonment they have felt. (It’s what happened to Harrison Ford’s character in “The Empire Strikes Back”). Part of Mr. Giunta, who loved the original three Star Wars films, wants to be.