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John Lasseter No Longer Directing Toy Story 4

by Peter Paltridgeon July 17, 2017
This weekend during the D23 Expo, John Lasseter announced he was stepping down from his self-appointed directorial duties on Toy Story 4. It would have marked his first return to the characters that made him famous since 1999 — so what made him change his mind? Lasseter says he simply overestimated how much of one’s […]
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The Incredibles 2 Will Start Right Where The First Movie Left Off

by Peter Paltridgeon July 14, 2017
Most Pixar sequels feature some kind of time jump between when the last movie ended and when the new story begins. Not so with The Incredibles 2. It’ll start immediately after the events of the first film. Well, technically some time will have passed, but only about “a minute,” says John Lasseter. In a new […]

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“Cars 3” Takes Pole Position in Debut Weekend with $53.5M in Ticket Sales, Beating “Wonder Woman”

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2017
Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 came in first place at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $53.5 million in ticket sales, knocking Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman to the number 2 spot after two consecutive weeks as the top grossing film domestically. The opening is one of the smaller ones in Pixar’s history, with […]

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Coming In November

by Alex Beanon June 13, 2017
Disney will unveil “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” as a holiday featurette preceding Disney/Pixar’s Coco on November 22, 2017 – but be warned, there is fruitcake involved… In addition, Entertainment Weekly has posted their exclusive first look at the movie, which also includes comments by Disney and Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter on the short’s journey […]

New Cars 3 Trailer Reveals A Lot More of The Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon April 26, 2017
This morning Disney put out a brand-new trailer for Cars 3. This one is the most revealing trailer yet, in that we actually see the cars’ faces, not everything is in shadow, and we even get a few jokes. This stands in stark contrast to the disturbing way this movie has been promoted over the […]
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Don Rickles, Actor and Comedian, 1926 – 2017

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2017
Actor and comedian Don Rickles has passed away at the age of 90 due to kidney failure. He was best known for his pioneering brand of insult comedy, to which he turned after an unsuccesfully short stint as an insurance salesman and a rocky start to an acting career after he attended the American Academy […]

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Watch The First Trailer For Pixar’s Coco

by Peter Paltridgeon March 16, 2017
Not everything Pixar Animation Studios puts out this year is going to be car-related. This fall they’ll be releasing a new original story, “Coco,” about a boy, his guitar, and the musician he idolizes. Young Miguel loves the licks of Ernesto de la Cruz, but the man has been long dead. The next best thing […]

Toonzone Podcast Episode 12

by Eileen Cruzon March 16, 2017
Welcome to Episode 12 of the Toonzone Podcast! This episode is hosted by Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois. The podcast panel includes Eileen “Harley” Cruz and the legendary Jeff Harris. In this episode of the Toonzone Podcast the group discusses the 2017 Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short Oscar winners and nominees, what video games they’re […]

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New Cars 3 Trailer Reveals Jackson Storm’s Advantage

by Peter Paltridgeon February 27, 2017
In Cars 1, Lightning McQueen learned there’s more to life than winning races. In Cars 3, McQueen decides “screw that, I’m old and I gotta show up this punk young upstart.” This is now the fourth released trailer for Cars 3, and the tone has not lightened in any way. This is another dire trailer […]

It Still Looks Bad For McQueen In New Cars 3 Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon January 10, 2017
Pixar shocked everyone with their first Cars 3 teaser, released late last year. After the ultra-goofy Cars 2 with its spy antics and its car-related puns and its cable guys named Larry, no one was expecting to be blindsided by some kind of tragedy reel with muted colors featuring what appeared to be Lightning McQueen’s […]