Post Thumbnail

Just when we'd plotted out all our future Disney disc purchases, TheHDRoom is back with a roundup of Blu-ray release date rumors and what's included but one of our favorite flicks, The Incredibles. It's a bit shocking we haven't seen this movie (among many, many others) on Blu-ray yet, but the site ...

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

And some people didn't know it is possible to make an old movie look good in HD, and here Pixar is going back and making 15 year old movies 3D. Evidently Pixar has always thought about how its movies would look in 3D and decided to go back and make it happen with the first two Toy Story movies. Th...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you hit the theaters for Disney / Pixar's Up this weekend, you're probably more than ready to watch at home, and our friends at Cinematical recently talked to director Pete Docter about what to expect on the Blu-ray release. Beyond just commentary, there's also a documentary on their South Amer...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's 2008 and we've finally achieved the ultimate goal of modern robotics. No, not singularity... better: a cross-promotional marketing deal between the world's leading robots. Meet the Wall-E edition of iRobot's Roomba 530. The special edition Roomba is just like the original 530 only with the ad...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Okay, so this 3D thing is really getting serious. Nearly a month after DreamWorks Animation made known that all of its future films would be produced in 3D, Pixar has hit back with an eerily similar announcement. Reportedly, Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter proclaimed that beginning with Up in...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our fears have been confirmed, Disney will not release their two biggest summer movies, Cars & Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest on Blu-ray until next year. In contrast to the statements made by a Warner exec about a big HD fourth quarter, they predict a slower adoption for the high def...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It only took one line from VideoBusiness' note about the DVD details of Pixar's latest hit film Cars to dampen our spirits. The Blu-ray supporting Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment (Disney) didn't mention any plans for a high-def release of the movie yet. The DVD isn't hitting until November...

8 years ago 0 Comments

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: To: All Disney staff From: Executive Committee Re: Organizational Changes As many of you are aware, Disney recently acquired Pixar, which has resulted in changes to ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

So now Steve Jobs has to wear Mickey Mouse ears since Disney bought Pixar for $7.4 billion or more depending on who you ask; that'll get you a ton of "Nemo" for your fish tank. Aside from the new head gear for Stevie, does this mean that we'll only see Pixar movies at home in 720p now? Sin...

9 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

There's always DVD's, CD's and videogames. So what might you pick up today that would look great on the screen of the HDTV owner in your life? I've got a few ideas. DVD's - The Island - I know I know, nobody went to see it at the theaters, let me tell you, I think they made a mistake. It was a...

9 years ago 0 Comments