Brad Bird

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Bob Clampett’s  animations, emphasising gags, humour, and action, were popular with audiences, and other directors were encouraged to emulate him.

The golden age of American animation gave us many enduring cartoon characters, from Mickey Mouse to Bugs Bunny. In an era that spans from 1928 to 1972(...)

A lot has changed since Brad Bird gave us The Incredibles in 2004. Acknowledging changes in the present, the new film nods grimly towards an authorita(...)

Incredibles: the family is forced to live in a motel until a mysterious tycoon arrives with an offer for Elastigirl to come out of retirement

Last month, Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 broke the box office record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest opening for a PG-ra(...)

Now: In the sequel, the Parrs, a.k.a. Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and their children, are set against a more layered background. Photograph: Disney/Pixar

Yes, Incredibles 2 features the same 1960s superhero family – Bob and Helen Parr, and their children, Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack – that thrilled audie(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

It’s the studio that rewrote the rules of animation, and it hasn’t let up since. So which is the best – and the worst – of Pixar’s 19 movies? 1. The (...)