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Disney Vs. Pixar: The Battle of the Animation Powerhouses

It's castle vs. lamp, mouse vs. cowboy, princesses vs. strangely-humanoid-junk-robots as we pit the titans of toons against each other in our latest episode of Vs.

by | September 24, 2020 | Comments

We’re not crying, you are! Our latest edition of Vs. is sure to bring you to tears – and maybe have you singing a song or two – as the two biggest titans of animation and heartstring-pulling face off for ultimate cartoon supremacy. Will it be Disney that gets to occupy the castle when we dig into box office, Tomatometer and Audience scores, social impact, and iconic moments? Or will Pixar dispose of the Mouse House like some discarded toy on the side of the… no, no, we said we wouldn’t cry. Join Rotten Tomatoes contributing editor Mark Ellis as he crowns a winner… at his peril.

As always, if you don’t agree with our choice of winner, let us have it in the comments.


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