In Professor Tom Klein‘s recent op-ed for The Huffington Post, “Docter Who? The Pixar Director You Need To Know,” Klein calls animation director Pete Docter, whose new Pixar film Inside Out opens June 19, “a rising force among American directors,” comparing Docter’s new animation flick to mind-bending films like The Matrix and Inception.
Klein writes, “When Inside Out takes you on its mind-trip, think about how this same movie that passes for a kid’s film is as boundary-pushing as Inception. Think about what a useful model it can serve in bringing more challenging fare to mainstream movies. And finally you will never forget the name Pete Docter, a true visionary and a rising force among American directors.”
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