Toy Story

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Why is Pixar so brilliant at death?
From Up’s moving life story to the father-son parting of Onward, the animation powerhouse has never shirked from profound contemplation

Phil Hoad

24, Dec, 2020 @2:07 PM

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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For the sake of cinema, Disney needs to be broken up | Guy Lodge
Disney is consuming its rivals – and creating a film industry devoid of innovation, says Observer film columnist Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

11, Jul, 2019 @1:24 PM

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To landfill and beyond! Why Disney is recalling a Toy Story 4 Forky toy
How ironic that Forky, the spork with googly eyes who spends much of the new Pixar film being saved from the bin, may now end up in one

09, Jul, 2019 @3:29 PM

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Lucidity and beyond: how Toy Story's visual effects transformed cinema
Woody, Buzz and co didn’t just charm families in 1995 – they started an arms race that ushered in a new era of film-making

David Jesudason

19, Jun, 2019 @10:47 AM

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Toy Story 4 review – new characters but the same old Story | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
It may only be a repeat of earlier ideas and plotlines, but compare it to the fourth films in other franchises and Pixar’s latest is an amusing and charming gem

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jun, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Toy Story 4: has Pixar forked it up?
Dominated by new character Forky, a spork having an existential crisis, the latest trailer may reveal the institution that launched Pixar is running into trouble

Ben Child

21, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Ready player one: the most anticipated games of 2019
Buzz Lightyear joins Kingdom Hearts, Harry Potter looks for the Pokémon Go effect, it’s party time down on the farm, and an avenging hero returns from the mists of Dreamcast time

Keza MacDonald

01, Jan, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Lights, camera but no action figures: are movie toys going out of fashion?
Since the release of Star Wars 40 years ago, film merchandise has been big business. Now, sales seem to be sliding. What does this mean for the franchises that rely on toys for much of their profits?

Anna Smith

05, Apr, 2018 @4:31 PM

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Every Pixar film ever made - Ranked!
It’s the studio that rewrote the rules of animation, and it hasn’t let up since. So which is the best – and worst – of Pixar’s 19 movies? We find out in Ranked, our new weekly series

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jan, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Rashida Jones denies she left Pixar over 'unwanted advances' by John Lasseter
Parks and Recreation star refutes reports that she and co-writer departed over Disney animation head’s behaviour, citing lack of diversity at studio

Gwilym Mumford

22, Nov, 2017 @12:21 PM

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Tom Hanks: ‘I’ve made a lot of movies that didn’t make sense – or money’
In the downtime between movies, Tom Hanks has written his first collection of short stories. He talks books, regrets, Hollywood egos and fat astronauts

14, Oct, 2017 @9:00 AM

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