A new TV spot has appeared online recently for the upcoming re-release of Toy Story and Toy Story 2, being shown as a 3D double-feature. I'm normally against the 3D thing (especially considering this kind of case where the films weren't 3D to begin with), but since Pixar made amazing use of the technology this summer with their latest flick, UP, I'm going to assume they've implemented it just as well with this Toy Story 1 & 2 re-release.
The new Toy Story double feature spot is basically a short and fun "instructional" video featuring a voice-over telling us what we can expect, reminding us of our beloved Toy characters, letting us know that we'll get a bathroom break (rejoice!) and, of course, bragging about the 3D aspect. The first trailer already had me convinced to make the trip out to see this double bill, but if you weren't convinced yet I'm pretty sure this TV spot will win you over. Take a look:
I really love that Pixar has created fresh animation in the promo ads for this special re-release of both Toy Story films, instead of just making a trailer out of the original footage (which they easily (read: lazily) could have done).
Toy Story and its arguably superior sequel (I'll always PREFER the first, but on a technical animation level, the second is better) have some of the best characters of any animated film, period (IMHO). And seeing them back-to-back on the big-screen is going to be an utter joy. I'll be there for its limited release in theaters, for sure.
Will you be making the trip out to see Toy Story 1 & 2 in theaters in 3D? Or will you settle for watching it in the comfort of your own home, without having to wear those inconvenient 3D glasses?
The Toy Story 1 & 2 double feature is playing for two weeks only, starting October 2nd, 2009.