Finding Nemo

An Interview with Movie Poster Designer Big Phil

Wandering the streets of Hollywood, I get to meet some interesting characters from the industry who are totally 100% real… ahem… Well, today was a special treat as I got to catch up with acclaimed movie poster designer Biglington Phillips (or Big Phil for short). He shared with me a few tricks of the trade, as well as some advice for any aspiring movie poster designers out there. (more…)

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Pitching a Finding Dory sequel

It’s hard to argue that Finding Dory isn’t the highlight of the summer movie season so far. It seems to cover all bases for all audiences, and by working around its predecessor Finding Nemo as well as adding to Dory’s character, it feels necessary — which is not often the case for sequels.

However, while the film may add some lovable new characters (as well as the tricky to love Hank the Octopus), there is a distinct lack of a certain someone…

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Doing the Unthinkable: Ranking the Pixar Movies

Hey, I just got back from the Internet and…. well, there’s a lot of Top 10 lists out there guys. Now, don’t get me wrong, I can see the appeal — they tickle curiosity and are a neatly structured way to get information across. And so, having always wondered about the numeric value of my opinions on the Pixar movies I grew up with, I thought, hey, I’ll jump on that bandwagon.

I mean, I’m not gonna name it ‘The Secret of This Guy’s Favourite Pixar Movies Will Shock You’ because, contrary to sloppy click-baiting beliefs, no one has ever been shocked by a listicle. The two emotions exhibited while reading a listicle are indifferent and vacant. (more…)