This summer sees the release of The Incredibles 2, the highly anticipated sequel that Pixar fans have wanted to see since the first film hit theaters in 2004. Computer animation has come a long way since then, and even though our favorite superhero family looks a little more refined, it’s still the same superhero family that we all love.
Disney and Pixar Animation released a new The Incredibles 2 trailer in the middle of all the Olympics coverage tonight, and we finally get to see more of the Bob, Helen, Violent, Dash and Jack-Jack in action. It looks like The Avengers are going to have a run for their money this summer. Read More »
The Incredibles 2 has just revealed its official voice cast line-up, full of returning actors and some fresh faces (er, voices). The line-up includes the film’s original family of superheroes while also revealing new plot details and brand new characters. See the Incredibles 2 voice cast below.
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Following a show-stopping presentation for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter took the stage at the Disney Animation D23 Expo to introduce one of the most anticipated movies on the company’s slate: The Incredibles 2. We were told some story details, learned which cast members are returning, and watched an early clip from the film itself. Here’s everyone you need to know.
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Since posters from Mondo can be rather pricey and difficult to get your hands on, the collectible arthouse has come up with a way for you to get your hands on some of them for a much cheaper price.
The Art of Mondo is a new book from Insight Editions that will collect some of the most iconic prints released from Mondo over the years, paying tribute to films from sci-fi, fantasy, action and more. The book will feature works from your favorite artists like Tyler Stout, Rich Kelly and many more.
Find out when you can get The Art of Mondo book below. Read More »
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D23 Expo is coming up next week, and as the full schedule unfolds, we are learning more about Disney’s fan convention. In the new updates is a signing event with Incredibles 2 director Brad Bird and producers Nicole Paradis Grindle and John Walker. The D23 app shows the piece of exclusive artwork that the Incredibles 2 creative team is going to be signing at the event. Is this our first look at Incredibles 2 concept art?
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Brad Bird is one of the best filmmakers working in animation today. He doesn’t have an endless list of films in his career, but quantity doesn’t necessarily equal quality, and when you know that the few films he has directed are The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, then you know why he’s such a respected talent.
For anyone looking for a little more insight into Brad Bird’s creative process, editor Kees van Dijkhuizen Jr. has put together a little video essay of sorts featuring explanatory voiceover on top of clips from the director’s movies. Watch and listen to the Brad Bird commentary on animation after the jump. Read More »
This year didn’t mark a special anniversary for The Iron Giant, the animated film from director Brad Bird which hit theaters in 1999, but the movie did finally hit Blu-ray for the first time, finally giving fans the HD version of the movie they’ve wanted for years.
Now another treat for fans of The Iron Giant comes from Sideshow Collectibles in the form of a gorgeous maquette that stands over two feet tall. Check out some photos of the maquette after the jump, and find out how much money it will rip out of your wallet. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Hopefully, you didn’t see that headline and rush to read this article hoping for any kind of solid information about the long-awaited sequel to The Incredibles, which remains one of the best superhero movies ever made. After all, The Incredibles 2 is still three years away from its June 21, 2019 release date and while director Brad Bird does a fine job of occasionally reminding us that this movie exists, he’s not going to tell anyone anything. However, he will briefly touch on a “new direction” for the next adventure of the Parr family and hey, that’s something.
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At San Diego Comic-Con International 2016, I was lucky enough to catch the premiere of The Giant’s Dream, a documentary about the making of Brad Bird‘s animated classic The Iron Giant. The documentary will be released on the new Signature Edition Blu-ray of The Iron Giant in September, but it’s not your typical fluffy studio-produced featurette. This documentary is a beautiful and heartbreaking look at the Hollywood animation process; a real must see. You can get your first look at the new documentary in a new teaser trailer released by the filmmaker.
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Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille) came to San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 for a preview of The Giant’s Dream: The Making Of The Iron Giant, which will be included on the upcoming Blu-ray release of the film this fall. The documentary by Anthony Giacchino is a beautiful and heartbreaking look at the Hollywood animation process, a must see. While the presentation wasn’t in one of Comic Con’s big halls, Bird joked that more people saw this documentary today at this Comic-Con screening than saw The Iron Giant on its original theatrical release.
After screening the documentary, Bird took questions from the audience. The most interesting answer came as someone asked Bird for some filmmaking advice and the Pixar filmmaker advised that aspiring filmmakers should be weary about not being influenced by the wrong aspects of video games. Hit the jump to read Brad Bird’s video game rant.
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