Inside Out – Full Trailer

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Disney-Pixar has released the first full trailer for Pete Docter’s Inside Out. It’s exclusive in the U.S. to iTunes right now, but you can watch the UK trailer above. Some of the footage dates back to D23, but plenty is new. It’s basically just one scene and I think that’s a great way to avoid spoiling too much, too soon. Enjoy!

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Toy Story 4 Dated…Ho hum…

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Director John Lasseter works with members of his story team on Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Disney-Pixar officially announced that Toy Story 4 is coming June 26, 2017. That’s not a surprise, but the fact that John Lasseter will direct is a bit of a shocker. I’ve got to stay that this is not good news in my eyes. I feel like the trilogy ended things perfectly and there really wasn’t anything left to say (that some Toy Story Toons couldn’t achieve). It sounds like the Pixar Brain Trust has cooked up a good premise, but I can’t help but feel bummed about it.

That being said, it’s called the movie business, and Disney-Pixar is not going to walk away from a franchise when Toy Story 3 made a billion dollars worldwide.

Here’s the press release:

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

Nearly two decades after Pixar Animation Studios created the world’s first computer-animated feature film with “Toy Story,” it revealed plans for Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” an adventure that returns audiences to the world of the studio’s signature characters.

John Lasseter, director of the original “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” will direct the film, which opens a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. The story was dreamt up by Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Lee Unkrich, the storytellers who have been the driving force behind all three “Toy Story” films.

“We love these characters so much; they are like family to us,” said Lasseter. “We don’t want to do anything with them unless it lives up to or surpasses what’s gone before. ‘Toy Story 3’ ended Woody and Buzz’s story with Andy so perfectly that for a long time, we never even talked about doing another ‘Toy Story’ movie. But when Andrew, Pete, Lee and I came up with this new idea, I just could not stop thinking about it. It was so exciting to me, I knew we had to make this movie—and I wanted to direct it myself.”

Writing team Rashida Jones and Will McCormack (“Celeste and Jesse Forever”) joined the project, and Pixar veteran Galyn Susman (ABC’s “Toy Story OF TERROR!” and “Toy Story that Time Forgot”) is producing.

The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017.

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Pete Sohn Confirmed as The Good Dinosaur Director

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With Bob Peterson out as the director of Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, we wondered when an official announcement would be made on who was taking over the helm. I think we can safely say that Pete Sohn (who was the co-director) is now the director. A cute video was posted on Twitter here. The above pic is from the video and features Pete’s drawing of Arlo, the dinosaur.

You can also see a picture of a human boy (behind Pete to the right). Is this the previously announced Spot, the cave boy? If so, he looks quite a bit different from the image we saw at D23 in August, 2013.

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Spot, from The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur will be released on November 25, 2015.

 

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Inside Out Motion Poster

This official Inside Out motion poster is pretty fun. Don’t forget to have your audio turned on too!

 

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Inside Out Teaser Trailer

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Yep, it’s finally here. Some footage from the first Pixar feature film in nearly 18 months, Pete Docter’s Inside Out.

My thoughts? I had to keep reminding myself that it’s just a teaser (and not meant to show too much, too soon), but I was definitely felt a bit let down by the lack of new footage. The first minute ties the emotional themes of the film with clips from previous Pixar films. That being said, I couldn’t be more excited about a Pixar film. I really feel like this harkens back to wholly original movies like WALL-E, Up and Ratatouille. I cannot wait!!

Inside Out hits theaters on June 19, 2015 and features the voice talent of Amy Poehler (Joy), Lewis Black (Anger), Bill Hader (Fear), Phyllis Smith (Sadness) and Mindy Kaling (Disgust). 

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Toy Story of Terror! – Combat Carl PSA Bonus Clip

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Watch A Clip from Pixar’s New Short Lava

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Yahoo Movies gets the first clip from Pixar’s next short, LAVA. It looks pretty cool to me…

 

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Meet Riley: The Main Character of Inside Out

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The first image of Inside Out‘s main character Riley has been released via Disney Movies Anywhere. The video starts with Monster University easter eggs and then segue-ways into a few minutes on Inside Out hosted by director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera.

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As a reminder, here’s the official plot synopsis for Pete Docter’s Inside Out.

From the tepuis of South America to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In 2015, he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all – inside the mind of an 11-year-old named Riley.

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith).

The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city,
house and school.

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Toy Story of Terror! – “Pencil Topper” Deleted Scene

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Toy Story of Terror! – Team of Specialists Bonus Clip

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