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08 WALT DISNEY ANIMATION VS. PIXAR

FIGHTING TO ENTERTAIN KIDS OF ALL AGES WITH CARTOON WONDER

Last Christmas, for the first time in history, a Pixar movie flopped. With the critical and box-office dud The Good Dinosaur, the animation studio that enjoyed a two-decade-long run of imaginative and high-grossing films, such as the Toy Story trilogy and Up, found itself in a strange place. It was no longer the top-performing cartoon shop inside the Walt Disney Corporation.

The Good Dinosaur’s failure fueled the perception that Pixar is listing, relying mostly on sequels

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