Tag Archives: Lightyear

‘Lightyear’ Is Arriving Early on Disney+


As usual, summer has been full of blockbuster hits so far — and Lightyear has been Pixar Animation Studio’s addition to the summer collection of theatrical releases. If you already saw the new Pixar movie and Toy Story prequel Lightyear, which stars Marvel actor and Disney fanatic Chris Evans, then let us know on Facebook if you liked it; if you haven’t seen it yet ...

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‘Lightyear’ Director Mad at Fans for Box Office Performance, Blames ‘Trolls’ for Ratings.

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As Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear continues its theatrical run, it continues to hold the unfortunate dissonance of simultaneously holding decently high ratings and downtrodden ticket sales. It seems that the Lightyear director Angus MacLane has broken his silence on the matter over the past week. Beginning on July 1, he said, “Just had a look at the number. The ratings for LIGHTYEAR are ...

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Tom Hanks Backs Tim Allen in ‘Lightyear’ Casting Debate

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The early praise for Disney/Pixar’s feature film Lightyear has faded away to criticisms, and a lackluster box office performance as a consensus begins to form that the supposed origin story of everybody’s favorite Space Ranger, Buzz Lightyear, missed the mark. One of the chief complaints has been Pixar’s decision to recast the voice of the “real” Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story ...

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‘Minions’ Decimates ‘Lightyear’s Box Office Performance

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Even though they were not released at the same time, Illumination Entertainment’s latest animated feature film, Minions: The Rise of Gru, recorded an opening weekend box office performance that was nearly double that of Disney/Pixar’s summer film, Lightyear, and gave the Mouse House a once-in-a-blue-moon box office defeat. According to The Hollywood Reporter:  “Minions: The Rise of Gru scored a huge four-day opening of ...

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Chris Evans Talks About His ‘Intimidating’ Role in ‘Lightyear’

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Avengers and Knives Out actor Chris Evans is starring as Buzz Lightyear in a brand-new Pixar film, and the actor famous for playing Captain America has recently spoken to D23 about his journey to the intergalactic movie role that Toy Story movie audiences are raving about! “My team called and said that Pixar had a project they wanted to pitch ...

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OpEd: If Disney’s So Pro-LGBTQ+, Why Don’t They Commit ‘Strange World’ to Theaters?

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Over the past week or so, it was revealed that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature film, Strange World, will feature the first-ever openly gay teen and possible gay teen relationship in Disney movie history. Matthieu Saghezchi, who saw the first look at the movie at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, shared details of the clip that appears to confirm ...

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Chris Evans Releases His Inner Disney Fanatic

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Boston-bred actor Chris Evans is best known for playing one of the leading Avengers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the successful actor has recently headed into space for a different reason — and he has just given D23 (the Official Disney Fan Club) the scoop on his new astronaut-focused film, revealing his inner Disney fanatic in the process! The Knives ...

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Chris Evans Says No To Captain America’s Return

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Disney fans recently faced some disappointment upon learning that Dame Julie Andrews was saying no to a third Princess Diaries movie, and the disappointment continues for any Marvel fans who were partial to Steve Rogers! The Marvel superhero played by Bostonian actor Chris Evans has been replaced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by a new Captain America (played by Anthony Mackie ...

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‘Lightyear’ Loses to ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’

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Audiences are all abuzz about the new Pixar Animation Studios movie Lightyear — but apparently, they are more enraptured with dinosaurs than astronauts! The new Lightyear film has just premiered in theaters on June 17, but Jurassic World: Dominion still has the new film beat even though it premiered back on June 10. Disney and Marvel have lost several records they held in recent ...

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‘New’ Buzz Lightyear Spotted at Tomorrowland Meet and Greet

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Buzz Lightyear was spotted in Tomorrowland, but he looked a little different. In celebration of the theatrical release of Disney/Pixar’s latest feature film, Lightyear, it appears that Disney Parks decided to update the Space Ranger’s presence in Disneyland Park to the movie, replacing the “masked” toy character with a face character. A video posted to Instagram by @disney_hype_beast_80 shows the Space ...

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