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June 20, 2011

Disney and Pixar have set a release date of November 27, 2013 for a new project. The studio has not revealed what movie it is.

Next up for Pixar is Cars 2, which opens this Friday, followed by Brave on June 22, 2012 and Monsters University on June 21, 2013.

Tom Hanks has revealed that he cried while watching Toy Story 2.
The scene that plays to the song ‘When Somebody Loved Me’ by Sarah McLachlan, depicts a flashback in which cowgirl Jessie (Joan Cusack) experiences being loved, forgotten, and ultimately abandoned by her owner.
“I was in tears, and we (with Tim Allen) were looking at [...] Continue reading Tom Hanks wept while watching Toy Story 2

a20201 260x195 Toy Story 3 to Debut New Dolby Sound System

Your best sound experiences in cinemas today probably involve a Dolby 5.1 sound set up. This means you have 6 separate channels of sound. Left, Centre, Right, Left Surround and Right Surround make up the 5, and the .1 comes from a subwoofer or “low frequency effects” channel. From the summer, however, Dolby are rolling out their new theatrical 7.1 system. The two extra channels added here will be Back Left Surround and Back Right Surround.

This system has been developed by Dolby, apparently in collaboration with Disney Pixar who will debut 7.1 with Toy Story 3 in “select cinemas”.

The Dolby press release is trying to ride on the coat tails of 3D’s success a little, I feel:

Dolby Surround 7.1 brings a more exciting sensory experience to audiences for 2D and gives content creators control over audio placement in a theatre when mixing 3D movies. The ability to compose audio with visual elements of 3D allows content creators to immerse the audience deeper into the movie with dramatic realism.

Read more: Pixar Futures: Toy Story 3 to Debut New Dolby Sound System, The Bear and the Bow Renamed? | /Film http://www.slashfilm.com/2010/03/16/pixar-futures-toy-story-3-to-debut-new-dolby…