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"Brave" Leads Box Office in Debut Weekend with $66.7M in Ticket Sales; "Madagascar 3" at #2

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2012
Disney/Pixar’s Brave led the box office in its debut weekend with an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales, bringing it on par with 2008’s WALL-E (which went on to a $521 million take worldwide). In second place was DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, with an estimated $20 million in ticket sales for a […]

"Brave" Scores a Near Bulls-Eye

by Ed Liuon June 22, 2012
Recently, Pixar President Ed Catmull was quoted as saying Disney Feature Animation would not be doing fairy-tale movies, to the outcry of many fans of Disney and animation everywhere. After watching Pixar’s Brave, I have to wonder whether Catmull’s directive was to avoid showing Disney up at their own game. Brave is a very well-done, […]

"Brave" News Roundup: Developing the Movie and More (UPDATED June 21, 2012)

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2012
Several articles are making the rounds now about Brave, the upcoming new release from Disney/Pixar coming to theaters this Friday, June 22, 2012: The Boston Globe covers the development of the movie overall, examining how the story was originally inspired by co-director Brenda Chapman’s relationship with her daughter and how the movie aspired to separate […]

"Monsters University" - Four Teaser Trailers and New Artwork Released

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2012
Disney/Pixar has released four different teaser trailers for Monsters University, the prequel to 2001’s Monsters Inc. that visits Sully and Mike Wazowski in college to learn how the two became best buddies. Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (In Disney Digital 3D™) DISNEY•PIXAR Like us on Facebook: […]

PR: "Finding Nemo" 3D in Theaters September 14, 2012, on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D on December 4, 2012

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2012
FINDING NEMO “SEA” IT IN THEATERS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN BREATHTAKING DIGITAL 3D AND OWN IT FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BLU-RAY™ & BLU-RAY 3D™ · Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/DisneyPixar · Visit the official website: www.disney.com/FindingNemo ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios […]

Disney Releases New Theatrical Trailer for Pixar's "Brave"

by Todd DuBoison April 24, 2012
Disney • Pixar has released a new theatrical trailer for Pixar’s “Brave”, which will open in U.S. theaters on June 22nd, 2012. A fairy tale adventure story set in 10th century Scotland. “Brave” tells the story of Princess Merida, a skilled archer and an independent young woman that comes into conflict with her traditional mother. […]

Disney/Pixar "Brave" Trailer Analysis

Disney/Pixar "Brave" Trailer Analysis

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2012
Disney/Pixar has just released a new trailer for Brave: The first thing I love about this trailer is that it’s just a chunk of the movie. No fast-cuts. No creative editing. No attempts to fool us into thinking this movie is something that it isn’t. No packing all the best parts of a movie into […]

Disney/Pixar Releases First "Finding Nemo 3D" Trailer

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2012
Walt Disney Feature Animation has released the first trailer for Finding Nemo 3D, the 3-D re-release of Disney/Pixar’s 2003 hit Finding Nemo: Finding Nemo 3D will be released on September 14, 2012. Fans can keep up with movie news by “liking” Finding Nemo on Facebook.

Pixar Releases Long "Brave" Theatrical Trailer

by Todd DuBoison November 16, 2011
Pixar Animation Studios has posted a full-length trailer for its thirteenth feature film “Brave”, due in theaters on June 22nd, 2012. A fairy tale set in 10th century Scotland, “Brave” tells the story of Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald), a skilled archer that wants to seek out her own path in life and defies an ancient […]

Toonzone Presents a Virtual Roundtable with Rob Gibbs, "Mater's Tall Tales" Director

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2011
Q: How long does it usually take to complete an animated short like “Air Mater?” ROB GIBBS: “Air Mater” was unique in that we were starting a new studio in Vancouver, Canada and it was to be their first project, so it took a little longer than the previous shorts. From start to finish we […]