Some Pixar films are unjustly ignored


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Pixar has created a large number of successful feature films, but there are some that are still underrated by fans.

Eli Traud, Staff Writer

Since its creation in 1986, Pixar has created some of the most iconic children’s films of all time. In its 36 years of existence, Pixar has produced 25 feature films. However, not all of these films have been given the praise they deserve by audiences.

In 2014, Pixar released Big Hero 6, which depicts a boy named Hiro Hamada attempting to avenge a family tragedy with the help of a robot named Baymax. 

The film contains a level of humor that is missing from a majority of animated films, and it also contains action and emotional moments that give the movie mass appeal. However, the film is often overlooked by audiences and is undeservingly ignored in discussions about the greatest Pixar films. 

Ratatouille is one of the best overall animated films ever created, as it has a strong combination of intriguing characters, a well crafted story, and drama to keep the audience entertained. 

The film follows Remy, a rat whose sole goal in life is to be a chef. He runs away from home and ends up in Paris, where he helps a human named Alfredo Linguini become a chef.

Ratatouille does receive some praise from audiences, but it does not entirely get the respect it deserves, as its storyline is so different from other animated films. 

Although Pixar has created some of the best movie franchises of all time, the follow-up films are often overshadowed by their predecessor. 

This idea holds true for Monsters University, which is the prequel to the movie Monsters Inc. The film shows Mike Wazowski and James Sullivan in college before they become “scarers.” 

The movie stays true to elements of the original, but also puts a twist on the story to make it more unique. However, Monsters University did not receive the same amount of attention and is not often brought up in movie discussions today. 

Overall, Pixar has created a large number of successful feature films, but there are some that are still underrated by fans and deserve more success than what they received.