First, they break down the trailer for Pixar’s upcoming film “Onward,” sort through their individual algorithmic rankings they never knew they were creating, and listen to Taylor talk “Coco” with Patrick A. Jackson in this week’s “Unnatural Opinions” segment. Later, they announce the winners from Round 4 and dive deep on the Battle for the Crown.
First, they offer an analysis of the latest “Toy Story 4” trailer and take a look at their Rewatchability scores before Taylor talks “Incredibles” with Christian Torres in this week’s “Unnatural Opinions” segment. Then, they announce the winners from Round 3 and break down the unbelievable Final Four match-ups.
First, they break down the individual films’ “Pixar Scores,” welcome friend of the pod Sam Hensel to debate the merits of “Cars” in “Unnatural Opinions,” and parse the Theme scores. Finally, they reveal the winning movies from Round 2 and dive into the four match-ups of Round 3.
Taylor Gaines and Tyler B. Commons gear up and dive into the great depths to take on 2016’s “Finding Dory.”
They discuss the original plans for the plot of a “Finding Nemo” sequel, replacing the voice of Nemo, whether Dory logically and emotionally makes sense as the main character, the employment status of fish, Pixar’s first war movie, the little crab who mows his lawn, what the movie has to say about disabilities, and much more.
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On the fifth official episode of Natural Selection, Taylor Gaines and Tyler B. Commons dive into the big blue sea for 2003’s “Finding Nemo.”
They discuss the deep research that went into the film, how the story evolved during the movie’s development, their history with and nostalgia for Nemo’s journey, and how the movie feels in 2019. They also examine the saddest, most animalistic Pixar scene to date, the studio’s most complicated character relationship so far, and praise the incredibly expansive underwater world of the film. And, of course, they rank the movie in the Natural Selection categories to see where it winds up.