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Daily Record Talks with John Ratzenberger on Pixar, "Cheers," and Bagpipes

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2010
Scotland’s Daily Record has posted a brief profile on John Ratzenberger, focusing heavily on his 15-year career as a voice on every single Pixar feature film made to date, as well as on his past life as the barfly Cliff Claven on the hit sitcom Cheers and his sideline playing the side drum with a […]

Toonzone Presents: New "Toy Story 3" Trailer

by Ed Liuon February 11, 2010
Disney/Pixar has released the newest trailer to Toy Story 3. Check out the earlier sneak preview clip of Toy Story 3 at Toonzone News.

"Up" Lands 5 Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture; Full Oscar Noms Announced

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2010
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Up becoming the second animated feature film in history to be nominated for Best Picture (competing against Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglorious Basterds, Precious, A Serious Man, and Up […]

"Up" Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, Best Original Score

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2010
The 2009 Golden Globe Awards were handed out in a ceremony on Sunday, January 17, 2010. Disney/Pixar’s Up won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, while Michael Giacchino’s score took home the Best Original Score award. The only other film or TV show with a significant animated component was James Cameron’s Avatar, which took […]

Producers Guild Nominates "Up" for Best Picture

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2010
The Producers Guild of America has released their nominees for the PGA Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Up landing a berth among the 10 nominees for “Best Picture,” as well as one of the five nominations for “Best Animated Feature.” The other nominees for Best Animated Feature are 9, Coraline, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The Princess […]

Toonzone Presents 2-Minute "Toy Story 3" Sneak Peek Video Clip

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2009
Toonzone News is proud to present the following sneak peek look at Toy Story 3, introduced by director Lee Unkrich. Click the image below to play the clip: Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010.

"Toy Story/Toy Story 2" Coming to Blu-ray on March 23, 2010

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2009
A retailer announcement has revealed that Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 will be released on Blu-ray on March 23, 2010. Specifications and retail pricing were not announced, and the special features named early include sneak peeks at Toy Story 3, Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs from his recent trip into outer space for NASA, […]

Toon Zone Presents: Ronnie Del Carmen's Special Mission - An "Up" Virtual Roundtable

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2009
As a boy growing up in the Philippines, Ronnie Del Carmen was an early devotee of animation, especially of Disney characters like Donald Duck and Dumbo. After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising at the University of Santo Tomas, Del Carmen moved to the United States in 1989, with stints working at Warner […]

Toon Zone Presents: A Virtual Roundtable with Pete Docter & Bob Peterson on "Up"

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2009
In the pre-release run-up for Disney/Pixar’s Up, Wall Street analyst Richard Greenfield expected a poor reception for the movie, stating, “We doubt younger boys will be that excited by the main character” and also added a complaint about the lack of a female lead. About three months later, Greenfield became perhaps one of the only […]

"Up": Thumbs Up, Mostly

by Classic Speedyon November 10, 2009
When was the last time you watched a film starring a senior citizen? Yes, there are a few out there (David Lynch’s The Straight Story springs to mind), but they’re pretty rare, especially in conventional Hollywood, which goes for “young and beautiful” 99% of the time. What’s even more rare is that Pixar’s Up treats […]