I don't think I need to explain to most people what I mean when I say that Pixar is very well known for their ability to make their audience cry, or at least feel a lot of powerful emotions. And I don't just mean that they make the kids in the audience cry; they tend to manage to get the adults at least a little choked up, more often than not.
I am not going to even try to deny that I have cried at Pixar movies, because that would be among the biggest lies I have ever told. However, I think that 2015 was really the year that Pixar gave me the biggest and hardest emotional punch to the gut ever. It probably did not help that they actually released two films that year, so they had twice as many chances to get me to tear up. And they definitely succeeded with that.
In case any of you forgot or did not know: in 2015, Pixar released both Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur. Inside Out was very well-received by both audiences and critics, while The Good Dinosaur got a more...mixed recepti