Read our review of Pixar’s tenth film here.
The American Free Press is reporting that Dug and the rest of his canine pack (Alpha, Beta, Gamma and perhaps a couple of others) have secured the top canine prize at Cannes, the Palm Dog, which celebrates dogs on film.
From the article: “Up was a favourite from the word go as it featured loveable Dug and a pack of wild but wonderful hounds with comically malfunctioning human voice collars,” said journalist Toby Rose.
For more information on the award, check out the article here.
On the episode titled ‘Coming to Homerica,’ originally airing on May 17, 2009, Homer and his buddies form a border-guarding group a la the Minutemen Project. When a cluster balloon recon mission goes awry, the Carl Fredricksen house makes its Simpsons debut.
In honor of the premiere of UP taking place later today in Hollywood, we’d like to travel in the UP-posite direction and head back to France so that we may bring you photo coverage of the red carpet premiere of UP at the Cannes festival. Images from WireImage and ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
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As we reported earlier, guests can meet the stars of Disney/Pixar’s UP at the animation building at Disney’s Hollywood Studios beginning tomorrow, May 15.
Here we get our first look at the trio as they visit the park a day early to take in the sites. No word yet if the animation building will be taking flight any time soon.
Harking back to a romanticized future of the past, the sepia-toned skies of today could be very well have been filled with massive airships transporting passengers from coast to coast and country to country. But while you shouldn’t expect to see a zeppelin mooring to the Empire State Building any time soon (yes, that’s right – the once tallest building in the world was indeed intended to be a docking station for zeppelins – see here for more information), you can find one today piloting the skies of California.
The largest of only three zeppelins operating in the world today, the Eureka was recently brought to the United States by privately owned Airship Ventures, offering customers a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they fly over California using a means of transportation that hasn’t been seen in this country in decades. In fact, Airship Ventures is the only airship company operating today that allows the public to enjoy its services.
Disney/Pixar has teamed up with cluster balloon pilot Jonathan Trappe to promote the UPcoming new film by recreating Carl Fredricksen’s helium-tastic voyage on a much smaller scale (right down to using Carl’s armchair instead of his house). Two teams will be leading a 20-city tour on either coast which already began back in late April.
Today, the west coast tour visited the Pixar Studios campus as shown in the photo on the left.
Remaining tour dates are as follows:
EAST COAST TOUR
May 11: Cleveland, OH
May 14 through May 19: New York City
May 21 or May 22: Boston, MA
May 25 through May 29: Philadelphia , PA –or- Washington , D.C.
WEST COAST TOUR
May 7 or May 8: San Francisco, CA / Press Day
May 11 or May 12: Sacramento, CA
May 14 or May 15: Dallas, TX
May 18 or May 19: Phoenix, AZ
May 21 or May 22: San Diego, CA
May 25 through May 29: Los Angeles, CA
For more information on the tour including cities that have already been visited, check out Trappe’s website.
Also trailblazing the skies (as seen in the photo above) is an Up-branded zeppelin from Airship Ventures. For a great read, check out their blog at Up Ship! which offers dozens of photos and videos of behind the scenes work at the company including work on the Up zeppelin, including this great view of the cluster balloon launching at the studios.
Stitch Kingdom is very proud to bring you a first look at the Aflac commercial set to air on the FOX Network May 9 during the Southern 500 at Darlington. At this time, we do not have any details on when the commercial will be airing during the race coverage. Enjoy.
Special thanks again to Aflac.