The Sanjay Behind The Oscar-Nominated Animated Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’

By Neelanjana Banerjee For desi or South Asian American kids, religion and culture can be a confusing part of one’s identity. I remember being acutely aware of my mother’s prayer room—a repurposed walk-in closet—full of pictures of the Hindu Goddess Kali, who wears a necklace of decapitated heads, infused with smoky incense and freshly churned sandalwood […]

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On Demand Today: Pixar’s “Up”

Comcast On Demand today premieres Up, which is Disney/Pixar’s yearly offering of animated genius. This time, they give us a story of a grumpy old widower named Carl Fredericksen (Ed Asner) who decides to honor his late wife’s dream by flying his house (and an unsuspecting young boy scout) to South America with thousands of […]

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Disney Buys Marvel… What Now?

So, the huge news of the day is that the giant conglomerate Walt Disney Co. has purchased Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion dollars. The first thing fans think is that all hopes of cool, edgy and adult-oriented Marvel movies are dashed, and we’ll be treated to nothing more than kiddie-geared puff-ball Hannah Montana Meets The […]

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Pixar Grants a Little Girl’s Dying Wish

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Up/147384/1125072548/Up%3A-So-Long-Boys/embed 420 355] Pixar has given us so much joy and so many poignant tears over the years with their amazing films, and they’ve proven that they’re one of the only movie companies out there that really has a heart and soul. The proof of this, if you needed any more, came nine days […]

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