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D23 Expo 2017: ‘The Incredibles 2’
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The Incredibles 2 is easily the most anticipated film out of the Pixar lineup. While the studio has had no problems with releasing sequels and prequels, finding the right story to tell for a new Incredibles film hasn’t been easy. But it looks like director Brad Bird has cracked the story, and now fans will get to see what the Parr family, or should I say The Incredibles, have been up to for the last 13 years give or take. Oh, and let’s not forget Frozone.

The presentation on Friday at this year’s D23 Expo first started out with a celebration of Enda Mode (Brad Bird) for all the great work she has done for superhero fashion. Check out the clip in the tweet below.

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Disney In Depth: Blu-ray Review: ‘Tomorrowland’
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Tomorrowland
2-Disc Blu-ray | DVD | Digital
Directed by Brad Bird
Starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy, Keegan-Michael Key, Kathryn Hahn and Thomas Robinson
Walt Disney Home Entertainment

Release Date: October 13, 2015

Disney’s sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland features an uneven mix of visual thrills and plot-heavy spills, but obtaining it on Blu-ray is worth the investment for viewers who appreciate absorbing cinematic experiences.

The movie defines that rare breed of film that complements its action-heavy sequences with mindfulness and highbrow concepts.

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Trailer For ‘The Iron Giant’ Signature Edition Re-Release
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Warner Brothers Pictures has released a trailer for the Signature Edition of The Iron Giant, the re-release of director Brad Bird‘s animated feature returning to theaters late next month on September 30th and early the following month on October 4th.

You can read all about the re-release in theaters right here, and you can head below to read more about the movie and watch the Signature Edition trailer.

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‘The Iron Giant’ Returning To Theaters With New Scenes
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We just saw Steven Spielberg’s all-time great thriller JAWS return to theaters for its 40th anniversary through Fathom Events, and now they’re set to bring The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and Tomorrowland director Brad Bird‘s animated classic The Iron Giant back to the big screen, complete with a pair of new scenes.

Fathom and Warner Brothers have set a remastered “Signature Edition” of the movie about a boy and a giant robot to re-release in theaters on September 30th, with an additional showing on October 4th. You can see the full details as well as a special new poster below.

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Disney In Depth: ‘Tomorrowland’: The Good, Bad, and Missed Potential
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Brad Bird‘s latest action adventure is possibly his most complex, as he builds an intricate world with tons of “wow” moments – only matched by the same quantity of “oh, this could have been better” moments.

I loved Tomorrowland, even though I sighed nearly as often as I smiled with giddiness. The level of detail and consideration Bird and his production team put into Disney’s sci-fi flick speak to the genius of the group on board. But there could have been too many cooks in this kitchen – or rather, too many crafty individuals on set.

What made Tomorrowland work, where did it suffer, and what aspects could have lent themselves to opportunities that were sadly not embraced? Here is my rundown.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Insight From The Film’s Cast and Creative Team
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Tomorrowland opens this week and for the intrigued who aren’t Disney Geeks, many questions have been asked about the mysteries of the film named after the land in the theme parks. And no, it doesn’t tell the tale of how much better it is to get a fast pass for Space Mountain than stand in line. The picture is the optimistic story of a young girl (Britt Robertson), who discovers a pin that transports her to a world of infinite possibilities, and enlists the jaded inventor (George Clooney) to find a way there and unlock their destinies. Director Brad Bird, star George Clooney and writers Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen, shared the origin of the ideas behind the film, and the mark it strives to leave in Disney’s legacy.

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Movie Review: Tomorrowland
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Tomorrowland
Directed by Brad Bird
Written by: Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird, and Jeff Jensen
Starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy
Disney Pictures
Rated PG | Run Time 130 Minutes
Release Date: May 22, 2015

The mystery finally unfolds with the release of Disney’s Tomorrowland. Taking its name from the area in both California’s and Florida’s Disney theme parks, the speculation ends here in regards to whether the film is clever advertising, or a picture that speaks to the legacy of Walt Disney’s dreams for a sustainable world created by the world’s greatest minds. Jensen and Lindelof based the film on an idea of Disney’s original concept plans for an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, but with an added narrative based around the story of girl genius Casey (Britt Robertson), who finds a pin that shows her a futuristic place where it’s fun to do the impossible. After some internet research and nudging by an animatronic A.I. child named Athena (Raffey Cassidy), Casey arrives at the front door of former boy genius and inhabitant of Tomorrowland Frank Walker (George Clooney). Unable to convince him to show her the way to the place where rockets still fly and progress blooms, Walker gives in when secret animatronic agents are sent to eradicate them and attack his home. Also, this happens just as Casey discovers one of his inventions that forecasts the end of their world, and has a countdown ticking down the days. Before she finishes berating him for sitting there and doing nothing, they flee the happiest blaster-touting robots you’ve ever seen. And along with Athena, who reveals that something is broken in Tomorrowland, Casey and Frank discover that their creative minds make them dangerous to whatever took over the wonderful place, as they may be the only ones able to save it and the world.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Director Brad Bird Says ‘The Incredibles 2’ Is His Next Film
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Brad Bird is one of a select few who has made the successful jump from directing animation features to live-action ones. The man who brought us animated films like The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, and Ratatouille went on to direct Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. His next live-action film, Tomorrowland, hits theaters in just a few weeks, and now he is already talking about his next project.

During the press junket for Tomorrowland, the Bird said that The Incredibles 2 is going to be his next project, and that the sequel is currently in the writing stages. He also confirmed that he was approached by Kathleen Kennedy about Star Wars.

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Disney In Depth: Previewing Trailers of Upcoming Films
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Turn down the lights and stare at the screen. New imagery appears, promising a positive movie experience. Over the past few weeks, Disney has released a bunch of trailers for forthcoming projects from Brad Bird, Marvel, Disney Channel, Lucasfilm and, yes, even Disneynature.

The time has come to break down these trailers and determine their worth through rating them in a Disney-like manner. I am assigning the best type of trailer an “E-ticket,” akin to the most popular Disney attractions, whereas the most unappealing trailer receives an “A-ticket,” much like the rides and shows people could enter for free.

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Final ‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer; Special IMAX Presentations Attached To ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’
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Disney has released the third and final trailer for The Incredibles and Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol director Brad Bird‘s Tomorrowland.

Written by Damon Lindelof, the film centers on a troubled teen (Britt Robertson) who shares an affinity for scientific curiosity with a curmudgeon (George Clooney).

We also have confirmation that there will be a special presentation of the film attached to all of the Avengers: Age of Ultron IMAX screenings. Hit the jump for more on that and the trailer.

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