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Just a picture of these bright toys on the cover of Toy Story looks intriguing as it reawakens the kid in us.
Filmmaker John Lasseter's shorts illustrate not only a technical brilliance but also a great sense of humour–one in which the pun is always intended. Lasseter thinks of himself as a storyteller first and an animator second, much like another film innovator, Walt Disney.
Lasseter's story is universal and magical: what do toys do when they're not played with? Cowboy Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks), Andy's favourite bedroom toy, tries to calm the other toys (some original, some classic) during a wrenching time of year–the birthday party, when newer toys may replace them. Sure enough, Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) is the new toy that takes over the throne. Buzz has a crucial flaw, though–he believes he's the real Buzz Lightyear, not a toy.
Bright and cheerful, Toy Story is much more than a 90-minute commercial for the inevitable bonanza of Woody and Buzz toys. Lasseter further scores with perfect voice casting, including Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head and Wallace Shawn as a meek dinosaur.
The director-animator won a special Oscar “For the development and inspired application of techniques that have made possible the first feature-length computer-animated film”.
In other words, this movie is great. –Doug Thomas Toy Story 2 John Lasseter and his gang of high-tech creators at Pixar create another entertainment for the ages.
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