Lighting up animation By Jevon Phillips and Lora Victorio, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers It may be tough to get a film made at Pixar
, but when released, they are extremely successful. From the popular and award-winning "Luxo Jr." short to the popular and Academy Award-winning "Ratatouille," Pixar's projects not only rule the box office, they score high critically. With "Wall*E" doing well (Academy Award and huge box office) and "Up" looking like a winner, is there anything this 'toon factory can't do? Let's take a quick look at the monetary success and the prestige enjoyed by Pixar's films.