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Amazing retro art from Disney’s UP!

The Disney/Pixar UP! movie arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray on November 10, 2009.  To help get people in the mood, Disney sent us some amazing retro art made for the film.  Take the jump to see all eight!

Pixar photo suggests new dino movie in the works

Last week, there was a lot of speculation over an image of Pixar creators at work.  Behind the sculptor is a very pronounced image of a dinosaur and a boy, which many saw as a clue to the next 3D movie project.  The Pixar blog site offered up a variety of clues, and ultimately came to this conclusion: These facts point to this having been a research trip for an unannounced upcoming film, almost certainly being directed by (Greg) Dykstra. This would undoubtedly be a short since Dykstra hasn’t directed before at the studio. On the other hand, with the…

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Review: Monsters, Inc. #1

After discovering that a child’s laughter is much more powerful than a scream at the end of the Disney/Pixar 2001 film, Monsters Inc. has changed dramatically under the leadership of its new CEO, James P. Sullivan (also known as Sulley). The factories slogan has changed from “We Scare Because We Care” to “Going the Extra Mile to Make Them Smile”.  “Scarers” are now “Amusers” and Sulley’s former partner, Mike Wazowski is at the top of the game.

Up sub-plot revealed

How trippy would this have been had PIXAR gone ahead and followed this story through? The film was to see an egg laid by Kevin being a fountain of youth. “Muntz wanted the egg because it was this youth potion that made you grow young,” says Docter. Carl was supposed to be protecting the egg throughout the movie. Fortunately, the team realized it might have been a little over the top for such a heart-breaking movie, and opted to drop it from the final production.  However, you will get to see the storyboard sequence and director commentary when UP hit’s…

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