Monday, June 17, 2013

Media Services at the Movies: Monsters University

The summer blockbuster season is here! "Media Services at the Movies" will look at what big movie is coming out this week, then offer a few movies like it from our collection.

Who among us have never, at least once, loved a Pixar film? The Disney-owned studio has nearly two decades of bona fide classics under its belt, a legacy that will hopefully expand with Friday's release of Monsters University. Though Pixar rarely tackles non-Toy Story sequels, Monsters University looks to begin a new trend of continuing beloved movies from years past; a Finding Nemo follow-up is also in the works.

It's understandable that Pixar would want to capitalize on the success of its biggest properties, but the studio's recently spotty track record raises cause for skepticism about whether this is the right time to start franchising its history.

With that said, this week is a great time to re-watch your Pixar favorites.

Finding Nemo – HU DVD 836
The Incredibles – HU DVD 1901
Pixar Short Films Collection, Volume 1 – HU DVD 3341
Ratatouille – HU DVD 3814
WALL-E – HU DVD 4950
Up – HU DVD 6690
Toy Story – HU DVD 7768
Toy Story 2 – HU DVD 7769
Toy Story 3 – HU DVD 7770
Monsters, Inc. – HU DVD 8596
Brave – HU DVD 11021

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