We've already had some sneek peaks of Pixar's newest animated creation Up, with posters, trailers, and images (including one of the accompanying short film Partly Cloudy). Screen Rant even got a look at the first 45 minutes of the film which validated hopes that it's going to be another winner from the best animation studio in the business.
Although we don't quite have half the film to show you, we do have a full minute of it for your viewing pleasure. Just to put things into perspective: The scene takes place after our grumpy hero Carl Fredericksen and the young boy Russell have landed the led-by-balloon house in South America, and the two of them are trying to drag it through the jungle.
It's pretty damn brilliant, check it out below:
This marks Pixar's first foray into using human characters as the protagonists since 2004's The Incredibles, so I'm excited to see how it turns out. This fantastic minute-long clip just adds to the list of reasons to be excited about this project.
As far as technical animation goes, Pixar never fails to impress. And it'll be interesting to see if having an old-timer as our protagonist can really work, or whether it'll backfire.
I suspect the former.
What are your thoughts on Pixar's upcoming animated adventure? And what do you make of this clip in particular?
Up is scheduled for a May 29, 2009 release.