Brad Bird

Batteries Not Included

How ‘Batteries Not Included’ Began Life as a Planned ‘Amazing Stories’ Episode


Of course, Brad Bird’s involvement in any episode of the show always led to them taking on a life of their own.

The Incredibles

Great Risk, Great Reward: How ‘The Incredibles’ Achieved the Impossible


‘The Incredibles’ has won Oscars, spawned merchandise, gotten a sequel, and made die-hard fans. But it was never a sure thing.

Iron Giant Friends

The Iron Giant: Heroism Through a Child’s Eyes


After 20 years, the childlike innocence of this animated masterpiece still resonates.