Tag: Pixar

  • Syd Mead, designer and artist of future worlds, dies at 86

    Neil Genzlinger reporting for The New York Times: Syd Mead, a designer whose wide-ranging work included envisioning vehicles of the future as well as helping to shape the look of environments in movies like “Blade Runner,” “Tron” and “Aliens,” died on Monday at his home in Pasadena, Calif. He was 86. His spouse, Roger Servick, […]

  • R. Lee Ermey Laid to Rest in Snowy Arlington National Cemetery

    Ronald “The Gunny” Lee Ermey, was a United States Marine Corps drill instructor, actor, philanthropist, comedian, and of course — a gun-nut. He was a voice-actor in one of my all-time favorite animated film (and the subsequent sequels), Toy Story. While Ermey was obviously typecasted frequently, he’s appeared in many many films. I think he […]