GITS Q&A, Part 5: Mary Coleman (Pixar):
No, I wouldn’t say that because if you think about Road Runner, it doesn’t really build. Dropping an anvil on his head, pushing him off a cliff, it’s all fun, but it doesn’t escalate. Our movies have increasing complications. Just when your hero thinks, “Oh, I’ve overcome this,” and it’s all going to be smooth sailing from here, something even harder comes up. You don’t let them off the hook.