About an elderly man who plays chess against himself in a park, the film became a turning point for Pixar.
It won an Academy Award and set in motion a wonderful tradition of Pixar movies being preceded by a short film.
But now, sadly, Pixar have stopped accompanying their movies with shorts. At least for the time being.
What gives, Pixar?
We love those short films. Bring them back!
For the mean time, we’ll have to settle with rewatching old ones.
Flicks critic Sarah Ward revisited all the Pixar shorts last year, ranking them from worst to best.