Mixed reviews: Pixar’s ‘Soul’ heartwarming to some, infuriating to others

Days after the release of Pixar’s Soul on Disney +, viewers took to the internet to convey mixed reviews and conflicted emotions about the animated film. The film follows Joe Gardner (voiced by Jamie Fox), a middle school music teacher who dreams of becoming a professional musician. However, after a close scrape with death, Joe […]

Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson lends his voice to the new Disney Pixar film ‘Soul’

In Disney Pixar’s new animated film Soul, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson lends his voice to the character of Curley, the former student of lead character Joe Gardner, a middle school band teacher, voiced by Oscar Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx. In his interview with rolling out, Questlove goes into detail about his role as Curley, and how […]

Kemp Powers, co-director of Disney film ‘Soul,’ says everyone’s life has value

Disney Pixar’s newest animated film SOUL was directed by Academy Award® winner Pete Docter (“Inside Out,” “Up”), co-directed by Kemp Powers and produced by Academy Award® nominee Dana Murray (Pixar short “Lou”). Oscar Award winner Jamie Foxx was tapped to voice the main character, Joe Gardner. During the interview, the film’s co-director Kemp Powers expressed […]

Jamie Foxx, star of Disney’s ‘Soul,’ describes his version of the afterlife

Jamie Foxx sat down with rolling out to discuss his lead role in the new animated Disney Pixar film, Soul. Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning actor encourages people to be relentless in pursuing their life’s goals, no matter their age, just as his character, Joe Gardner, does in Soul. Foxx also was candid about whether he […]

Jamie Foxx movie ‘Soul’ bypasses theaters, coming to Disney+ on Christmas Day

Soul is being released on Disney+ on Christmas Day. The studio has confirmed plans to bring Pixar’s latest animated movie — which stars the likes of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey and Phylicia Rashad — to its streaming platform over the festive period, rather than a global big-screen release. Disney CEO Bob Chapek said: “We are […]

Laurence Fishburne to produce Marvel series about a Black teen superhero

Laurence Fishburne is set to produce a Marvel animated series for Disney Channel. The acclaimed actor introduced “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur” during the Disney D23 Expo. The series centers around 13-year-old genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. With Devil Dinosaur by her side, Moon Girl protects New York‘s Lower East Side. […]

‘Brave’: It’s the Girls’ Turn to Shine

‘Brave’: It’s the girls’ turn to shine (CNN) — Pixar has an unparalleled track record when it comes to family entertainment, even if they did hit a bump with “Cars 2” last year. But like many other Hollywood studios, the company is guilty of ignoring the half of the population who aren’t little boys at […]

3 Reasons to Take Steve Jobs’ ‘Moral High Ground’

Look around. It’s bad out there. Business financing has dried up. Commercial real estate rents are at an all time low, but customers are using price matching and coupons, further slicing into profit margins. Meanwhile, the competitors are circling like sharks waiting for the one misstep that is going to be your demise. WWSJD – […]