First Look At The Villain Of "Toy Story 4" In Action In New Clip

Pixar gave us our first look at Toy Story 4's new villain Gabby Gabby. Seeming to fit in newer villains as of late, she comes in as someone that is seemingly good. When you have a set of creepy, voiceless ventriloquist dummies as henchmen we know that they can't be the case though. I have a feeling Christina Hendricks' Gabby Gabby might wind up being the most villainous toy we've ever got in a Toy Story film. This clip paints her out as helping Woody out, but something about it has me thinking her turn is going to be pretty extreme. I don't know if it's the perfectly deceiving good act, or the fact that I can't get over the creepy ventriloquist dummy. I just think this ones gonna be sinister on a level we've not seen from a toy yet. Anyway, what did y'all think of this clip? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

 

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First Official Trailer For Pixar's "Onward"

"Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s Onward introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind Monsters University.” That's the synopsis for the first official trailer for Onward, releasing in theaters on March 6, 2020, & honestly I'm not really feeling this one. Great cast attached, but this doesn't really even feel like a Pixar film to me. It could be great. Judging by just the synopsis & trailer though, it's nothing I'm really excited for. While it looks cute, not only was I not intrigued, it failed in its many attempts to make me laugh. The only thing that really got me was the unicorn gag. I loved that. I just couldn't help but keep thinking this felt like it came out of another studio, like DreamWorks. Hopefully before this comes out I'll see something that gets me excited. What about y'all? I'm curious to see if this did anything for anyone else. Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Second "Official" Trailer For "Toy Story 4"

Even though we've seen a lot of clips from Toy Story 4 so far, this one is calling itself the second Official Trailer for the upcoming Pixar film. After this I'm not sure where the main narrative of this film's going to be. As it seems to keep dancing back & forth between Forky & his rescue, & Woody's relationship with Bo Peep throughout the marketing. This look goes all in on the Forky angle, & if I'm being honest that seems to be the angle I've preferred more so far. Either way it looks hilarious nonetheless. Even though we've seen some of these scenes repeatedly they still made me chuckle. With me all out losing it at the "plush rush" scene. This outing is going to have some highly comedic content from what I've seen so far. Fingers crossed it holds up to the rest of the previous trilogy overall, but if everything we've seen is a hint I think we're safe on that. Very fun trailer though. I just hope it dosen't have a been there done that feel. The Forky rescue does seem like reused Story with new circumstances involved. Anyway, what did y'all think? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

TV Spot For "Toy Story 4" Introduces Us To Duke Caboom

Toy Story 4 is going all in when it comes to the comedy this time around. Fully evident in this new TV spot featuring Duke Caboom. Keanu Reeves' character labeled on the box as the best stunt daredevil Canada has ever seen. Only on the box though, out of the package the reality is totally different. As shown in this TV Spot, in a moment that made laugh so hard I had to watch it again just to see what I missed.  Mainly because I highly remember these toys that didn't really live up to their descriptions. It wasn't funny then by no means, but now I can laugh at the false claims we were subjected to as kids. In the days of false advertising lawsuits you don't quite see stuff like this anymore without giant disclaimers. Loved this spot though. Caboom is gonna give Forky a run for being my favorite new character. Once again, June 21st is looking like a date to look forward to. Can't wait to see if this pays off on the emotional level of Toy Story we're used to, & at the same time keep up some of the comedy level these looks keep displaying. Anyway, what did y'all think of this look of Duke Caboom? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Bo Peep Dominates New Toy Story 4 TV Spot

Bo Peep takes center stage along with some of the new additions in this new TV spot for "Toy Story 4". Including a total laugh out loud moment for me involving Ducky & Bunny & a cat. My worries when it comes to this film are starting to fall away with every new look. Luckily there's a lot going on to fill the time until June 21st. Love this spot though, curious what y'all thought? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Toy Story 4 Spills It On Some New Characters, Including The Villain

Toy Story 4 is bringing us some new characters. We've already met Ducky & Bunny, but thanks to an Entertainment Weekly exclusive now we've got some more new faces in the form of some of the lost toys. First up, there's the guarded secret of Keanu Reeves' character. Up until now there was no mention of who he'd be voicing in the new installment. Niw we know a little about Duke Caboom. A 70's motorcycling action figure that's the "greatest daredevil in Canada." That is, except for the fact he's never actually been able to pull of any of the stunts in his commercials. Next up, we've got Officer Giggle McDimples. She's a Polly Pocket inspired character. An officer from the Giggle McDimples line of toys. As well as Bo's best friend, to be voiced by Alli Maki. Last but definitely not least, what looks like the creepiest villain ever to grace a Toy Story, Gabby Gabby. A creepy 1950's doll with an voiceless group of henchmen in the form of ventriloquist dolls. This creepy old doll is said to be perfect, except she has one broken thing keeping her form being purchased & loved. Her Annabelle vibe has her down as probably the lost toy I'm most excited for. However, Duke Caboom comes in a very close second, just because of how much I love Keanu Reeves. Just a few more things to get me more excited for Toy Story 4. How bout y'all? What's your favorite synopsis when it comes to these new characters? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

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Official Trailer For "Toy Story 4" Released

This official trailer is the first real trailer for the upcoming Toy Story 4. And if anything, it proved that the Toy Story franchise has found yet another way to tug on our heartstrings. June 21st we'll see Woody embark on an adventure to find a runaway toy that was homemade by little Bonnie from a spork. Forky is her favoritest toy in the world right now, & losing it would crush her. If that wasn't enough to get to us Woody seems to find another purpose in this trailer as he's reunited with Bo Peep. Who's been living amongst a group of lost toys. She starts to show him all the things a life outside of a child has to offer. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang attempt a rescue of their own it looks like. I was very pleasantly surprised by this trailer. I found myself wondering if it was to late for this. Not to mention, it's always dangerous to add a fourth to a trilogy. Especially a trilogy that's considered perfect like Toy Story. Just based on what we've seen here though this will contain all the heart of the originals, & leave us all weeping like little babies all over again. This has done exactly what it was supposed to do. It's amped up my excitement level more than it was before. I'm now all in for this round 4 with Woody, Buzz, & the rest of the gang. How about y'all though? What do y'all think after this? One too many, or has this put you on the same page as me, ready to go? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

SparkShorts' "Kitbull" Is Hard To Watch Greatness

The third in the lineup of  Pixar's SparkShorts has debuted, & it's unique in many ways. Titled Kitbull, it's animation is not the normal fare you'd expect from Pixar. Using gorgeous 2D animation, it gives off more of a Disney Animated Short vibe. If it wasn't for the intensely heavy story attached to it, I would think that's where it belonged. However, this very tastefully, & nonchalantly dealt with heavy subject matter that literally brought tears to my eyes. I'm a big animal person, & I've always said the bad rap pitbulls get are do to humans more than the dog itself. This shirt hits that nail right on the head. When they reveal where this is going I lost it. Angry & in tears at the same time I watched as this went on to prove everything I've always said. However, it was once again the subtlety that was used to convey this gruesomeness that impressed me the most. This could've been overwhelmingly in our face, but was, in glorious Pixar fashion, somehow toned down. Making it a somewhat innocent approach to an absolutely horrible subject matter. Loving & missing my own pitbull, this was a very hard watch. However, the cuteness factor, & pure love involved in this story revolving around the implied hate made this pure greatness. I loved this cartoon short. It made me go through every emotion possible in about 8 minutes, & that itself is a tall feat. Animal Welfare agencies should make this there new mascot of sorts. Curious, did this hot anyone else as hard as it hit me? And like me, did you still thoroughly enjoy it as much as myself?

Second Pixar SparkShort "Smash And Grab" Was Everything I Hoped For!

This is how you hand over heavy handed material & still keep it innocent & entertaining! The second of the SparkShorts, Smash and Grab , is everything I've grown to expect from Pixar. It keeps its message disguised under a highly entertaining short about to robot friends just trying to get away. While at the same time covering over the struggle of mundane, everyday real life work that never seems to payoff. These robots just want to reach an unreachable goal of ascending to the ranks of the ones they work for everyday. Literally tied to their underling positions, for without then they'll die. Never experiencing the true freedom of not needing to keep working. I'm sure there's a higher percentage of people that can relate to this than can't. The real beauty here though, besides the animation, is how well its material is hidden. That's the real Pixar trick. From a child's eyes this will be read as two friends that just want to get away & be free together. While the rest is left up to an adult's view to decipher. I love how this was pulled off, & will definitely be sharing this one with my loved ones. This actually felt like it deserved the Pixar name. What did y'all think? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Really Letdown By The First Pixar SparkShort "Purl"

So, I noticed last night I had missed the first SparkShort from Pixar, Purl.  I was really excited to sit down & watch it. However, upon doing so I was not only totally let down, but also glad I chose to watch this before watching it with my littlest child. I've always applauded Pixar for adding adult themes in disguise to their amazing animated movies, but this attempt pretty much totally abandoned the disguise. What you get instead is a very heavy handed short dealing with women equality in the workplace. Nothing I'm against at all by the way, I'm known for mainly hiring teams of women myself. I'm just not a fan of how this was pulled off in this short. One cute character overlay does not work to disguise the approach, containing an adult joke, & a curse word. Which in my spare time I'm pretty sailor mouthed myself, but I don't need my littlest jumping up saying, "You bet your ass!" just because the cartoon says it. Over the years I've seen Pixar hide very mature themes of love, growing old, death, self worth, & more, & I feel like to their standards this was a complete fail. While I appreciate its message, I'm just highly let down by its execution. I hope to get more from the next SparkShorts. At least something I can share with my kids. Until then check it out, & let me know your thoughts. Put 'em in the comments, like, & share.

Big Game TV Spot For "Toy Story 4"

Proving how expensive Superbowl ads have become Disney went for before with their Marvel ads, & after the game for this "Toy Story 4" ad. This clip totally made me laugh out loud too. Woody & Bo Peep get to a carnival, when Bo Peep asks where's Buzz. When Woody tells her he'll probably catch up, you skip to Buzz getting attached to a fence as a carney game prize. This gives us what I'm betting us the first actual scene with Ducky & Bunny, & it's great. I myself, don't think the intro scene for them we got earlier is actually in the film. This however, I'm guessing definitely is. Not wanting to loose their spot as top prize to Buzz, they fight back. Hilarity ensues. I really liked this, once again short, 30 second, trailer. Just enough to get a laugh, & showcase one of the set pieces for the film. Yet, at the same time, not really give away anything. That's 3 short trailers for the big game, & I dug everyone of them. In fact, it might be time to hang up the long super trailer, go back to these. Less to speculate on might help overall results of people being let down due to drawing their own conclusions. What did y'all think though? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Pixar Introduces "SparkShorts"

This is a really awesome concept! Disney*Pixar is opening up the studio to every department to create their own shorts. With a limited budget Pixar's looking for the next big thing in animation, that might just happen to be right under their nose the whole time. I can't wait to see these. In the wake of Lasseter's departure they're desperately going to need some new creative spark. Which is exactly what they're looking for here. Hence the name, SparkShorts. I'm already more interested in this than I was with the announcement of Onward . Their next big film, supposed to come next year. I love it the "little guys" get a chance to shine. You usually find some real magic there. Anyway, what's your thoughts on this new project? Put 'em in the comments, like, & share.

"Disney Empire" Starts The New Year Off Right With "From Now On"!

If you haven't seen this video yet, drop what you're doing & take some time to watch it. This thing almost brought me to tears, & at some points made me shout with excitement. All while doing the dishes. I'm working on a Top 10 video for my most anticipated items this year, & this gives a small look at a lot of them. Normally this is where I'd talk about what I liked most in the video posted, but in all honesty, I don't want to spoil it. Plus, like I said, I'll be talking about a lot of this later on today or tomorrow. I will say, bravo Disney!! This is how you boldly go into a new year. I was already pumped, but this totally put me over. I hope ya'll enjoy this video as much as I did. This is gonna be a big year, filled with limitless possibilities.

Another Teaser For "Toy Story 4" Introduces Key & Peele's Ducky & Bunny!

Yesterday you met Forky from next summer's Toy Story 4. Today you meet Ducky & Bunny, voiced by the multi-talented comic duo Key & Peele. Woody's gonna get a look at Carney Toy life. These guys get interrupted trying to win their freedom from a life tacked on a wall by Woody & friends. This is one of the things I've liked the most about these movies. The different locales. Being toys, you would figure these films would be hard pressed to get these guys some different scenery. Everytime though, they find new ways to get these toys around from place to place. Can't believe we've got both of these teasers back to back. I love 'em. So far, this has been a really fun way to introduce new characters. What do y'all think? Excited to see the behind the scenes life of Carney Toys on June 21st? I know I am! Put it in the comments, like, & share.

Soo, That's A Thing... Toy Story 4 Teaser

Wow! A totally unexpected Toy Story 4 teaser dropped with some totally unexpected content in the form of what I'm hoping is a significant new character. All is happy in the opening of this teaser. All our friends are together. Until the debut of a homemade spork toy. This is followed by chaos after declaring he shouldn't be there because he's not a toy. For those who have managed to not be familiar with a spork somehow, it's the lovechild of a spoon & a fork. Resulting in a spiked-tipped spoon. Which if you add googly eyes & some pipe cleaners, becomes a very cheap spiky-haired, action-less action figure. Great announcement teaser though. What did y'all think? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

"AUNTIE EDNA" Short Coming With Home Release

"Many of you have suggested we show what transpired the night E babysat Jack-Jack. Well, we were WAAAY ahead of you!"  With those words Brad Bird might've just tweeted out what could wind up being my new favorite part of Incredibles 2, AUNTIE EDNA, a new short directed by story supervisor Ted Mathot. This will be for the special features in in the home release, on Digital 10/23 and Blu-rav 11/6. I had a feeling they wouldn't waste the opportunity when I saw the film. This is gonna be great. Not only that, this is my daughter's favorite 2 characters. She's gonna be ecstatic when she finds out. Are we the only ones? Who else needs this in their life? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

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Countdown To "Incredibles 2" With Two New Clips

I can't believe we're close to only a week away from Incredibles 2 . I got my tickets so long ago, I didn't even know we were this close. Disney*Pixar just released these 2 new clips for anyone that's still not quite on board. These clips fill in two scenes that have already been heavily featured in the trailers. Which is great in itself, just because we only spoil scenes we've basically already seen. Great movie marketing. These are great clips to extend on too. The cookie clip has Frozone seeing what Mr. Incredible has been going through while playing "Mr. Mom". This clip has some great one-liners in it, & if this is something we can hope to experience throughout.. we're in for a real treat. The second clip is more of the scene that I'm guessing opens the film. If so, probably the debut of Frozone this time around as well. Everyone really gets a chance to shine here, & I can't wait to see the rest of this action sequence. These have got me tallying down the days until next Wednesday. I signed up for the double feature, so I'm really going to get to see how this weighs against the first next Wesnesday. Anyway, what do y'all think of the clips? Put it in the comments, like, & 

Meet The New Faces Of "Incredibles 2"

Incredibles 2  is getting closer & closer every day. Picking up exactly where the first let off with the family very publicly being superheroes, which by the way is still illegal, the sequel features some new additions. Between EW & Chip & Co., we're finding out a lot about these new characters. First, we have the brother & sister crew of the Deavors. Winston Deavor (Bob Odenkirk) and his sister, Evelyn (Catherine Keener), run a massive telecommunications company, share a link to superheroes in their past, and believe they have the money, resources, and know-how to change public perception and help legalize Supers once again. They'll be putting all their money & resources on Elastigirl to be the photogenic face of the Super's return. For some reason I'm convinced one if these two will wind up being the bad guy of this film, but that's just me speculating. Below them there's concept art for some Superhero wannabes. These are the up & comers who want to join the Incredibles & Frozone in the comeback of crimefighters. Here's what we've got on them so far: Voyd is a young, overeager mega-fan of Elastigirl. Her superpower is the ability to divert and manipulate objects around her by creating a void that allows the objects to appear and disappear. She’s voiced by Sophia Bush. Brick is super tough with mega muscles and a fearless spirit that showcases her strong name. Reflux is a senior who has the unsettling superpower of heaving hot lava, which helps him break into some of the most secure locales. Krushauer has the power of telekinesis. He can crush a car without even laying a hand on it. Screech sports big owl-like eyes and a head that rotates 360 degrees. He can fly, thanks to a pair of wings he made to complete his look, but his real power is a high-pitched screech that can break glass. He-Lectrix can shoot lightning bolts from his fingertips. He’s high voltage, so it’s best to steer clear. So, basically with that lineup, the Incredibles will be joined by their version of the X-Men. I'm wondering how big of a part these guys are going to get? Voyd still sounds like the coolest one, but I'm betting Screech is going to be hilarious. He seems to have got a little screwed when powers were being handed out. Anyway, I know I can't wait to see more Supers take the stage for Incredibles 2  on June 15th, how about y'all? Put it in the comments, like, & share.

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