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Toy Story [Blu-ray/DVD] [Special Edition]

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  • Blu-ray/DVD
  • 2 discs
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • The film won a 1995 Special Achievement Academy Award for being the first completely computer animated film. Director John Lasseter won the 1988 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for the computer-generated "Tin Toy". Produced by Pixar. Color by Technicolor. Released theatrically in the USA November 22, 1995. The film grossed $184.8 million domestically, making it the highest grossing movie of 1995. Additional voice cast: John Morris (Andy), Erik Von Detten (Sid) and Sarah Freeman (Hannah). Additional credits: William Reeves (supervising technical director); Ruth Lambert (casting consultant); Thomas Porter (visual effects supervisor); Mark T. Henne, Oren Jacob, Darwyn Peachey, Mitch Prater, Brian M. Rosen (visual effects); Don Davis (score orchestrator); Helena Lea (music editor). Animators: Michael Berenstein, Kim Blanchette, Colin Brady, Davey Crockett Feiten, Angie Glocka, Rex Grignon, Tom K. Gurney, Jimmy Hayward, Hal T. Hickel, Karen Kiser, Anthony B. Lamolinara, Guionne Leroy, Bud Luckey, Les Major, Glenn McQueen, Mark Oftedel, Jeff Pidgeon, Jeff Pratt, Steve Rabatich, Roger Rose, Steve Segal, Doug Sheppeck, Alan Sperling, Doug Sweetland, David Tart, Ken Willard. Although the film's "cast" includes such classic toys as Mr. Potatohead and Etch-a-Sketch, a Barbie doll is nowhere in sight. The folks at Pixar did approach toy manufacturer Mattel about using Barbie, but Mattel declined. Why? Because they didn't want the legendary doll to have a personality! The Deluxe Edition laserdisc includes the following special features: A "Making of" documentary Deleted scenes Audio commentary by cast and crew Theatrical trailers Storyboards The Collector's Video Set includes the following: Video Cassette of the movie A "Making of" Documentary and Deleted scenes 3-D Commemorative Lenticular Artwork Soundtrack on cassette and compact disc from Walt Disney Records. Video game and CD-ROM on Disney Interactive. Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.

    Academy Awards Special Achievement Awards 1996 John Lasseter American director, TOY STORY

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  • Critic Reviews
    "...Renews our sense of wonder at what gizmos can do..." - Recommended
    Premiere

    "...A landmark in computer generated imagery....[A] magic mix of action and humor..."
    Rolling Stone

    "...There is a sweet-natured inventiveness throughout that makes TOY STORY more than just a demo of the latest techniques..."
    Sight and Sound

    "...Supercharged....Yummy eye candy spiked with 3-D-style tactile treats..." -- 4 out of 4 stars
    USA Today

    "...The film sports a provocative and appealing story....This is one entertainment that soars to new heights..."
    Variety

    "Woody and Buzz and the genius of Pixar have ushered in a golden age of 3-D animation."
    Premiere

    "Pixar's triumphant debut changed the nature of not just animation but cinema as a whole."
    Empire

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