Lost in translation? Pixar's Soul faces backlash over whitewashed dubbing practice in Europe

Lost in translation? Pixar's Soul faces backlash over whitewashed dubbing practice in Europe

The Danish-language version of Pixar’s Soul has been dubbed primarily by white actors, fueling a debate about structural racism in European-language voice-overs, even when films have key characters of colour.

Soul Voice Cast: Who's Voicing Who In The Pixar Movie

Soul Voice Cast: Who's Voicing Who In The Pixar Movie

That being said, I do guarantee you will be able to recognize most of the voices, including that of Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey , when the latest Pixar release becomes available to stream from Disney+ on Christmas Day. In fact, Soul, which follows a prematurely deceased music teacher’s journey back into his earthly body , boasts a pretty top-notch ensemble of A-listers, for the most part.

Soul teaser: Jamie Foxx tries to find his passion through jazz music in Disney Pixar's upcoming film

Soul teaser: Jamie Foxx tries to find his passion through jazz music in Disney Pixar's upcoming film

The new teaser of Disney Pixar's Soul introduces the main character, Joe voiced by Jamie Foxx, as a middle school band teacher.Giving a little sneak peek of the animated movie, the makers of the Disney and Pixar's Soul dropped a brief teaser video on Saturday, introducing the lead character Joe Gardner.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pixar's Soul, earlier scheduled for release on 19 June, postponed to 20 November

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pixar's Soul, earlier scheduled for release on 19 June, postponed to 20 November

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pixar's Soul, earlier scheduled for release on 19 June, postponed to 20 November.New York : Pixar’s Soul , the last major release planned for June, has been postponed to November because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hercules (1997)

Hercules (1997)

Watching “Hercules,” feels almost like what Disney would have done to Superman if DC ever let them turn the character in to an animated feature film.

‘The Lodge’ Review: Fairy-Tale Horror Film Quickly Falls Apart

‘The Lodge’ Review: Fairy-Tale Horror Film Quickly Falls Apart

Atmosphere, creepy and unnerving, is the main star of The Lodge, a fits-and-starts horrorshow from Veronika Franz and her nephew Severin Fiala, the Austrian duo who made a skin-crawling debut in 2014 with Goodnight Mommy.

Soul: Exclusive Image From Pixar’s Metaphysical Adventure

Soul: Exclusive Image From Pixar’s Metaphysical Adventure

Movies:Soul Actors:Pete Docter With Coco , we got a Pixar vision of the afterlife – specifically, the Mexican Land Of The Dead, packed with vibrant colours, jaunty skeletons, and dazzling ‘Alebrije’ creatures.

Clemency movie review & film summary (2019)

Clemency movie review & film summary (2019)

As prison warden Bernadine (Woodard) walks dutifully to work down a corridor during the opening moments of Chukwu’s film, a barred security door framed in the foreground slams shut behind her.

Fandango’s Four Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 Revealed

Fandango’s Four Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 Revealed

Wonder Woman 1984 , Black Widow , Marvel’s Eternals , and Mulan , are directed by, respectively, Patty Jenkins, Cate Shortland, Chloe Zhao, and Niki Caro.

Atlantics movie review & film summary (2019)

Atlantics movie review & film summary (2019)

Yet, “Atlantics” is its own surprising film, one I hope will be talked about with as much reverence as a movie like “Picnic at Hanging Rock.” It’s a potent mix of feelings, meanings, gorgeous visuals, and hypnotic sounds.

Pixar's Soul: The First Trailer Asks A Life And Death Question

Pixar's Soul: The First Trailer Asks A Life And Death Question

Movies:Soul Inside Out Up Actors:Pete Docter Jamie Foxx Tina Fey Questlove Phylicia Rashad Daveed Diggs Trent Reznor Atticus Ross Though he spends a lot of his time these days running the place, Pixar's Pete Docter is still able to make films for the company, and he's back asking big questions, exploring life (and death) and generally pushing the boundaries of the team's ethos in original and interesting ways.

Disney Pixar's 'Soul': What We Know So Far

Disney Pixar's 'Soul': What We Know So Far

So far, there is very little known about Soul other than the very delicately designed title, and the film has been a mystery since IMDb had it listed only as an “Untitled Pixar Animation Project.” The plot synopsis that Disney and Pixar released with the announcement of the title barely answers any questions, either.

Toronto: Live It Like a Local

Toronto: Live It Like a Local

Yes, Toronto is full of glitz and glam (especially this time of year), not to mention fare from celebrity chefs and sights spectacular enough to give New York City a run for its money.

Inna De Yard Review

Inna De Yard Review

British filmmaker Peter Webber follows a group of pioneering reggae musicians as they gather on a Kingston hilltop for an open-air recording session called ‘Inna De Yard’, each reflecting on their personal history and the various struggles that informed their music.

D23: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs And More Starring In Pixar's Soul

D23: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs And More Starring In Pixar's Soul

It's the story of Joe Gardener (below, voiced by Foxx) a school band teacher who has always harboured dreams of playing jazz professionally.Questlove will be playing Curly, the drummer of the jazz quartet that Joe joins, while Rashad is Libba, Joe's mother, while Diggs is Paul, his neighbourhood nemesis.

D23: New Details on Pixar’s Soul, Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey Join Cast

D23: New Details on Pixar’s Soul, Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey Join Cast

Straight from Hall D23 at D23 Expo 2019 , Pixar’s Pete Doctor has revealed new details about the upcoming Pixar animated film Soul which has Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey set to voice its leads.“Why am I here” is the question at the heart of Soul , a film which explores where souls come from.

Documentarian Patricio Guzman On Chilean Soul And Mountains

Documentarian Patricio Guzman On Chilean Soul And Mountains

CANNES — Renowned Chilean documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán (“The Battle of Chile,” “The Pearl Button”) has returned to the country to shoot “The Cordillera of Dreams,” 46 years after he was exiled under Augusto Pinochet’s regime of terror.

Вбивство священного оленя (2017)

Вбивство священного оленя (2017)

At first, expensive gifts and then an invitation for dinner will soon earn the orphaned teenager the approval of Dr Steven's perfect family, even though right from the start, a vague, yet unnerving feeling overshadows Martin's honest intent.

‘Amazing Grace’ Review: The Gospel According to Aretha Franklin

‘Amazing Grace’ Review: The Gospel According to Aretha Franklin

Concert film of the Queen of Soul’s 1972 gospel shows has taken decades to see the light of day — and it’s more than worth the wait.

Bradley Cooper Felt ‘Embarrassed’ by Oscars Best Director Snub

Bradley Cooper Felt ‘Embarrassed’ by Oscars Best Director Snub

Although Cooper garnered critical acclaim for his direction of the film and was widely believed to be a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination, the Academy has a record of snubbing actors who turn to directing, like Ben Affleck (“Argo”) and Angelina Jolie (“Unbroken”).

The Superpower Dogs Trailer, Narrated By Chris Evans, May Save Your Soul

The Superpower Dogs Trailer, Narrated By Chris Evans, May Save Your Soul

The Superpower Dogs Trailer, Narrated By Chris Evans, May Save Your Soul Captain America star Chris Evans narrated a movie about superhero dogs. Embrace it as your new savior: Superpower Dogs Official Trailer Those of you who follow Chris Evans on social media know his dog Dodger is the true star of his life.

Ariana Grande accused of plagiarism in '7 Rings' by rappers Princess Nokia, 2 chainz, Soulja Bay

Ariana Grande accused of plagiarism in '7 Rings' by rappers Princess Nokia, 2 chainz, Soulja Bay

Because that sounds really familiar to me." Rappers Soulja Boy and 2 Chainz have also called out Grande for allegedly copying their work in her latest track ' 7 Rings '.

Dead Souls Movie Review & Film Summary (2018)

Dead Souls Movie Review & Film Summary (2018)

If criticism is an act of translation—and I think it is—then reviewing the excellent 8.25-hour-long Chinese documentary "Dead Souls" is a bit like writing Cliffs Notes for a doorstopper history of the Chinese Communist Party's anti-Rightist purge of 1957-1958 (during which time: anybody who was thought to be against the Party could be forced to work, and many cases, die in farm camps).

Felicity Jones to Receive Variety Honor at 2018 British Independent Film Awards

Felicity Jones to Receive Variety Honor at 2018 British Independent Film Awards

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” actress Felicity Jones will receive the Variety Award at the British Independent Film Awards ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Wait, Does Thor: The Dark World Confirm An Avengers 4 Theory?

Wait, Does Thor: The Dark World Confirm An Avengers 4 Theory?

Instead, their souls were transported to the Quantum Realm, and one Marvel fan believes that Thor: The Dark World gives credence to this idea.