Posted on Friday, May 18th, 2012 by Angie Han
Even as we dive into the heart of the summer movie season, some of the most promising imminent releases could be titles that aren’t new at all. Pixar is re-releasing four of its recent hits — Toy Story 3, Ratatouille, Up, and Wall-E — into AMC theaters for four days over Memorial Day weekend, from May 25 through May 28. The films will be be up against the horror Chernobyl Diaries and the sci-fi sequel Men in Black 3. Yeah, given those options, I may just opt to revisit one of the Pixar classics too.
Especially since tickets will be going for as low as $6 each. Considering that regular screenings generally cost twice that in my area, that’s quite the bargain. Further sweetening the deal, each screening will also include a classic Pixar short and a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at Pixar’s next project, Brave. Head to the AMC website for more info on locations, pricing, and showtimes.
And speaking of Brave, hit the jump for details on its world premiere, which will coincide with the debut of Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.
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Over the weekend Disney released a new television spot for the limited engagement 3D rerelease of Toy Story and Toy Story 2, which you can check out embedded after the jump. Attached to the special double feature on October 2nd will be the first real trailer for Toy Story 3. Jim Hill has the scoop on the new trailer, which gives a ton of new details on the upcoming third film. If you don’t want to know, don’t read on, but chances are you’ll be watching the trailer when it is released, so why not?
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Walt Disney Pictures will be showing off their upcoming films at Comic-Con later this week, but audiences around the country will be seeing some new footage, in the form of 3D movie trailers, on the big screen this Friday. Which trailers? The teaser trailer for Tim Burton‘s Alice in Wonderland and the 3D double feature release of Pixar’s Toy Story 1 & 2 will be attached to G-Force. The Alice in Wonderland trailer will premiere on Facebook on Thursday at 4pm pdt.
The Loyal Subjects of the Red Queen, the Loyal Subjects of the White Queen, and the Disloyal Subjects of the Mad Hatter are all building armies on Facebook. The fan page with the biggest army at 4PM PDT on Thursday, July 24 will get to see an exclusive new trailer from Disney’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND before anyone else. So be sure to log onto Facebook and choose a side.
Disney has also provided us with four new high resolution photos which premiered in Vanity Fair last week, which you can check out below. Don’t want to wait until Thursday/Friday to find out what’s in the trailers? /Film reader Michael H has screened the trailers in 3D, and offers his description of the footage after the jump.
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Disney announced at their ShoWest presentation that Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 will be released as a 3D double feature on October 2nd 2009. The 2 week only limited engagement is being called a “great value” in these economically challenging times. No word on what price theaters will charge for the double feature. Disney originally had the first Toy Story 3D rerelease scheduled for October, and the second one set for February. Disney also premiered updated logos for Toy Story and Toy Story 2 which feature a greater 3D bevel and more reflective elements, but for the most part, look the same. Toy Story 3 is still scheduled for a June 18th 2010 release.