Posts tagged "Bob Parr"
Toy Story as a Trilogy of Heroic Repentance, Part Three: Imputation, Salvation and the Theology of the Cross, Pixar-style

Toy Story as a Trilogy of Heroic Repentance, Part Three: Imputation, Salvation and the Theology of the Cross, Pixar-style

The conclusion to Jeremiah Lawson’s AKA Wenatchee the Hatchet’s brilliant and very touching look at the Toy Story trilogy. If you haven’t read parts one and two, we highly suggest that you do so before reading this final part. To order a copy of Mockingbird’s brand-new publication, The Gospel According to Pixar, go here.

When we look back on all the things Woody has said and done in the three films, we see that he could often be bitter, craven, wrathful, envious, fearful, and self-absorbed. Yet he has also become more selfless, more giving, more patient, more compassionate, and more…

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The Gospel According To Pixar: The Incredibles

The Gospel According To Pixar: The Incredibles

As a preview of our recent publication, The Gospel According To Pixar, we thought we’d post a portion of The Incredibles chapter, “(Secret) Identity And The Problem of Being ‘Super’”. My personal favorite of the Pixar oeuvre, we look primarily at the subject of Identity in Brad Bird’s masterpiece, and what follows is the Syndrome section. I prefer the Mr. and Mrs. Incredible material, as their identities are considerably more multi-dimensional and mediated, but unfortunately those clips aren’t on youtube… yet:

Plot Synopsis: Bob Parr and his wife Helen used to be among the world’s greatest crime fighters, saving lives…

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