John Lasseter

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Luck review – disgraced former Pixar’s chief’s enjoyable if clunky comeback
The debut from John Lasseter’s Skydance studio is over-wordy but still full of fun

Wendy Ide

07, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Luck review – pound-shop Pixar is a short straw for young audiences
This robotically made animated tale leads a young woman to a secret world that will surprise no one

Peter Bradshaw

03, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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My favourite film aged 12: Young Sherlock Holmes
An exceptional protagonist, his daft mate and a gutsy girl go on an adventure in a supernatural public school ... A proto-Potter it may be, but this trippy origin story was a queasy tween delight

Phil Hoad

14, Apr, 2020 @12:17 PM

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Toy Story 4: has Pixar forked it up?
Dominated by new character Forky, a spork having an existential crisis, the latest trailer may reveal the institution that launched Pixar is running into trouble

Ben Child

21, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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'Centuries of entitlement': Emma Thompson on why she quit Lasseter film
In her resignation letter from the film Luck, the actor questions whether any company should work with disgraced film executive John Lasseter

Catherine Shoard

26, Feb, 2019 @3:11 PM

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Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production
The actor had been due to voice a role in Luck but left the film after Skydance controversially hired the former Pixar chief who has been accused of sexual harassment

Andrew Pulver

20, Feb, 2019 @12:47 PM

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Backlash after ex-Pixar head scores new job despite #MeToo allegations
John Lasseter will head up Skydance Animation in a move that ‘endorses and perpetuates a broken system’ according to a Time’s Up statement

Benjamin Lee

09, Jan, 2019 @9:39 PM

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A hug’s life: Pixar’s John Lasseter leads the way in Hollywood’s golden age of euphemism
‘Unwanted hugs’, ‘missteps’, ‘pursuing shared feelings’ and ‘uncomfortable situation’ – the entertainment world is offering a masterclass in rebranding sexual impropriety

Marina Hyde

23, Nov, 2017 @6:06 PM

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Rashida Jones denies she left Pixar over 'unwanted advances' by John Lasseter
Parks and Recreation star refutes reports that she and co-writer departed over Disney animation head’s behaviour, citing lack of diversity at studio

Gwilym Mumford

22, Nov, 2017 @12:21 PM

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Pixar's John Lasseter taking leave citing 'missteps' and 'unwanted hugs'
The head of Disney Animation will take a six-month sabbatical after stating he has unintentionally made staff members feel ‘disrespected or uncomfortable’

Benjamin Lee

22, Nov, 2017 @9:01 AM

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Unseen treasures from the golden age of Disney revealed for first time
Sketches and scenes from classic animated movies, including The Jungle Book and Fantasia, unearthed in studio’s archives

Dalya Alberge

03, Sep, 2016 @6:59 PM

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Cannes 2015: Disney unveils Toy Story 4 – and their first nude scene
Chief creative officer John Lasseter offers first looks at forthcoming Disney Pixar releases including The Good Dinosaur, Moana and the Finding Nemo sequel, as well as Zootopia – featuring hard-boiled bunnies, cavorting pigs, giraffes and bison

Henry Barnes

20, May, 2015 @3:34 PM

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