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Pixar Toy Story 3D Trilogy Available for Pre-order
Posted August 19, 2011 11:45 AM by Webmaster
Diney/Pixar's upcoming November 1st 3D versions of the Toy Story movies are now available for pre-order
on Amazon.com as the Toy Story 3D Trilogy in an 3-disc 3D BD box set for $69.99. Toy Story 3D, Toy Story 2 3D and Toy Story 3 3D are also available for pre-order separately in their 3D versions in a 4-disc configuration for $34.99 each, which includes a 3D BD, 2D BD, DVD and Digital Copy.
I'll be buying all three for sure, the only question now is the configuration. I'll need to see the packaging in person to decide between the individual releases and the trilogy. Also if the box set only has the 3D discs in it, I'll buy them individually since I still want all the bonus features and a separate 2D disc for the best PQ. I love the cover art for the first Toy Story...original theatrical poster art FTW!!!
@EricJ: I saw them both, TS2 first then TS afterwards, and this is the only way one can enjoy 3D in a movie theatre, the rest just doesn't work. They got it right, they 'added' depth to the movie, which is the only way 3D can really work.
As for this, since I already got the first releases, and since I don't have a 3D TV, will wait and just buy the 3D collection. Still, this whole quadruple dipping is getting annoying.
I love this announcement but one thing bothers me. I understand the 3D BDs only box set, most if not everyone on here already purchased the 2D BDs from last year and thus already have the trilogy. The box set saves on double dipping in a sense. However for those that don't have the trilogy yet and wish to purchase the individuals they get ripped off, just ever so slightly. The original release of Toy Story 3 was a 4-Disc combo pack which includes 2 BDs, a DVD, and a Digitial Copy. Unfortunately this 3D re-release does not include that second BD full of extras.
So to make a tough choice tougher think about this. You could just buy the box set but then you would miss out on the cool slipcover art. However maybe you would rather buy the individuals for the slipcover art and possibly then re-sell your 2D individuals for some nice change, however then you lose that second BD I mentioned.
The movies aren't "post converted" the film's can get the same 3d treatment as a new animated release. The movie exists in a digital space, so they just add the second camera in the film and do the desired effect with a real 3d experience. I heard the shrek film's did this quite successfully.
Indeed indy7solo, I saw the first two Toy Stories in 3D at the theater with some friends of mine. I was very impressed with the work. Most of the film actually looked 3D, as opposed to the more recent disappointments I've encountered like Pirates & Transformers. I enjoy how 3D can make something look, but I've given up on it for the most part because maybe it's just my crappy right eye's stigmatism, but most of a given movie looks 2D to me, with some rare exceptions (like Sparrow escaping London or Optimus flying in T3).
That's why when I see Lion King in theaters, it's not because its 3D, its just because its back on the big screen. I won't own 3DTV until you don't need glasses. I barely want to see 3D in theaters anymore
If I didn't already have them all on BD I'd probably be interested in this, but I'm not gonna double dip. They look amazing in 2d, and I wouldn't watch the 3d often. I'd rent them if anyone had them for rent though.
The most they should ask for the 3D bundle (since it's only one BD disc per movie, three total) should be around $30.00. I know it's 'low' for a Pixar release, but a great price if they also want to help the 3D fad continue a bit longer. Plus, they shouldn't be as greedy, they should release coupons for the 3D collection for those of us who purchased the original BD releases when they came out. It's only fair...and wishful thinking.
This is cool for those who want it. It's a pass for me since I don't have a 3D TV, my interest in 3D in general is minimal, and I already have all 3 movies on Blu-Ray.
I do agree that it would have been nice if they had used the original poster art for TS1 on the regular Blu-Ray release. I much prefer it to what we got, but I'm not going to rebuy the movie just for box-art. It's weird how inconsistent the art is between all 3 movies, though. IMO the artwork for the original TS3 combo pack would compliment the TS1 3D artwork better. But whatever.
I hope that the price on the box set of all 3 movies drops, though (even though I won't be buying it anyway). While it is nice for people who bought the previous BDs that Disney is offering a set of apparently just the 3D discs for a price that is lower than buying the 3 individual 3D combo packs, $70 just seems like A LOT for ONLY the 3D discs. I could see charging $40... maybe $50, but anything more than that is a rip off IMO. Hopefully the price goes down.
While I'm not a tremendous fan of 3D myself, I really don't understand why some "3D haters" are complaining about these movies being "converted 3D" instead of "native 3D"..... You do realize that these movies weren't "filmed" in the first place, right? They were generated in a computer. It's not like it's that hard to go back to the digital source, add in the depth, etc and achieve a proper 3D effect is that difficult or all that different than just adding it in when making the movie in the first place (as is likely the case with newer movies). This isn't the same thing as taking a movie with live actors and many other aspects recorded on film in 2D environment (with a regular 2D camera) and then converted to 3D later. And even converted in those circumstances doesn't have to be bad... it's just that many studios do a rush job under those circumstances. While I have minimal interest in 3D, I will say that I would far prefer to watch something like the Toy Story movies in 3D than most of the other live action fair out there.
Love them in 2D. Love them even more in 3D. I've pre-ordered the box set and the individual movies pending a more thorough breakdown of what's included in each, but I'll most likely wind up getting the individual sets and then selling my 2D copies (or giving them to friends as gifts) - as well as getting rid of my DVD copies that are still packed away somewhere.
i'm confused on what to get since i already own the regular bd versions with dvd... don't know if i'll be getting just the 3d or each one with everything and sell the old ones... i guess it'll tdepend on the price and the coupons they'll be offering...
I wear eyeglasses and often listen to my set-up with headphones. There is a limit to the amount of machinery I am willing to put on my head. Most of the films I enjoy are pre-3D anyway, so I'm not enthusiastic about this. BTW, I have the titles on BD and will continue to appreciate them "flat". Just my 2 cents...
I HATE HOW THEY MAKE BUSINESS WITH US.... we buy the DVD ($20)...then the BLURAY($20).....and now the 3D BLURAY($25)... using DISNEY COUPONS....we went to the theater ($30x 3 movies= $90, in my case) ....almost $300 in 3 TOY STORY MOVIES.....plus the TOYS we got at toys r us...WOOOOOOW .....but everybody is buying it right??? So...that's why they keep selling, because we buy them. Are we insane???....I think I am, cause I'll end up buying them..... I just.....nah forget it!