I Watched The First Hour Of ‘Inside Out’ And It Was Mind-Blowing (No Spoilers)

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Going all the way back to Up‘s release in 2009, there has been no Pixar film I have been more excited for than the upcoming Inside Out. There’s a reason for that – both films were directed by Pete Docter, one of the animation studio’s premier directors. Last week, I had the privilege of visiting Pixar’s campus in Emeryville, California. While there, I watched the first hour from Inside Out, and I am happy to report that even though I walked in with the highest of expectations, I walked out fully impressed. [Read more…]

‘Inside Out’ Will Premiere At Prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Confirmed)

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The Cannes Film Festival, held in France annually, is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. Many films have premiered there and left with a great deal of buzz on the way to a successful stint on the awards circuit. Only one Pixar feature film has ever played at Cannes, Pete Docter’s Up, which became the first animated film ever to open the festival. The film was not in contention for awards there but stories of the Cannes audience crying behind their 3D glasses jumpstarted its incredibly successful run at the box office and throughout awards season. Will Inside Out, the next film directed by Docter, premiere at Cannes as well? (UPDATE: We have confirmation – it will!) [Read more…]

Watch: New ‘Inside Out’ Trailer Is Incredible

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Inside Out is Pixar’s most anticipated film in years – it is another original story from the studio, which has enjoyed unrivaled success launching new properties. Additionally, the film brought Pete Docter back to the director’s chair following his last film, Up, which is easily one of Pixar’s greatest films. We’ve seen some trailers for Inside Out, but none like the one unveiled today. Watch it after the break! [Read more…]

‘Toy Story 4′ Will Reportedly Focus More On The Toys, Less On Humans

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Last year, Pixar confirmed that Toy Story 4 is currently in development. The announcement caught many off guard as although there had been rumors swirling of a fourth Toy Story film, it remained surprising given the perfect ending to the third film. Still, the studio has promised that there is a great idea for the story and while we do not know much, Pixar President Jim Morris gave an interview providing a few more details. Find out what he said after the break! [Read more…]

Official ‘Inside Out’ Poster Debuts

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There is an art to great posters – they have to convey a theme and tell a story simply with an image. The best ones are those that do it with few or no words, leaving much of the storytelling to the visual itself. The official poster for Inside Out just made its debut earlier today, and we have your first look at it, as it is sure to pop up everywhere over the next few months! [Read more…]

First Look: ‘Art Of Inside Out’ Hardcover

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There is no debate as to the sheer beauty of the visuals seen in Pixar’s films – from the animation to the lighting, each sequence is stacked with tiny details that warrant repeat viewings to fully appreciate. During the development cycle of the films, an extraordinary amount of conceptual artwork is drawn up by the talented artists at the studio. The film’s art books are the best in-depth look into the gorgeous art we would otherwise rarely see. After the break, take a look at the cover of the upcoming Art of Inside Out book! [Read more…]

Watch: New ‘Inside Out’ TV Spot Features A Brain Freeze

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Pixar is at a point where it needs little marketing in order to encourage moviegoers to flock to its films. It is a characteristic that other studios would kill for – the ability to draw people in droves based on a brand alone. Still, that doesn’t mean you won’t see trailers, posters, and TV ads for Pixar films. A new television spot for its next film, Inside Out, has been released – you can watch it after the break! [Read more…]