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    Added on: 30/10/2000 16:08
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    Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box (3 Disc Collectors Set) (US)

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    The toys are back in town
    Certificate: G
    Running Time: 546 mins
    Retail Price: $69.99
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    Disc One: Toy Story
    A landmark in filmmaking with cutting-edge animation and the voice talents of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, Toy Story introduces Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear, a space-age action figure. Along with a supporting cast of funny friends, Toy Story will entertain the entire family with action, adventure and sidesplitting laughs!

    Disc Two: Toy Story 2
    Joining the original voice cast in Toy Story 2 is a roundup of unforgettable new characters including Jessie the cowgirl and Stinky Pete the prospector! Winner of the Golden Globe award for Best Picture, this box office smash is full of laugh-out-loud humor, wonderful music and eye-popping animation!

    Disc Three: Supplemental Features
    This disc completes your collector`s set with wonderful features. Available only in this exclusive collector`s set, they are presented in the finest state-of-the-art digital format. We invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the story behind the Story.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access

    Disc One: Toy Story:
    Academy Award-Winning Short:Tin Toy
    Audio Commentary by the Filmmakers
    The Making Of Toy Story
    Multi-Language Reel
    On-Set Interviews with Buzz & Woody
    Toy Story Treats
    5.1 Sound Effects-Only Track
    THX Certified - Includes THX Optimode

    Disc Two: Toy Story 2:
    Academy Award-Nominated Short: Luxo Jr.
    Audio Commentary by the Filmmakers
    Monster, Inc. Sneak Peek
    5.1 Sound Effects-Only Track
    THX Certified - Includes THX Optimode

    Disc Three: Supplemental Features:
    Introductions by the Filmmakers
    The History Of Toy Story and Toy Story 2
    Character Design
    Location Design
    Story Development
    Moviemaking Secrets
    Music & Sound Design
    Deleted Animation
    Abandoned Concepts
    Early Tests
    Original Treatments
    Storyboard Pitch
    Storyboard-to-Film Comparisons
    Animation Production Progression Demos
    TV Commercials
    Guide To Hidden Jokes
    Music Videos
    Original Song Demos
    3-D Flyaround Tours of Different Sets from the Films

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    John Lasseter

    Written By:

    Annie Potts
    John Ratzenberger
    Wallace Shawn
    Jim Varney
    Don Rickles
    Tim Allen
    Tom Hanks

    Soundtrack By:
    Randy Newman
    Klaus Lage

    Lee Unkrich
    Robert Gordon

    Ralph Guggenheim
    Bonnie Arnold

    Executive Producer:
    Steve Jobs
    Ed Catmull

    Disney Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    10 / 10
    The Pixar animations films, seems to be the only good animation that Disney releases these days, and this DVD presentation does the Toy Story films justice. Armed with THX certified sound and a digital to digital transfer and more special features than you can shake a stick at, this a box set that is required viewing.

    The picture is amazing and even this NTSC version still looks fantastic, with vibrant colours and amazing textures perfectly showcased on the anamorphic transfer.

    The sound is again, fantastic. The depth of the sound is astonishing when you consider that the sound was built up from scratch.

    The special features on this set are brilliant, as they provide the viewer with an in depth look at the process behind making the films, it also shows the sheer enthusiasm of the film makers about their work.

    All in all a fantastic set, which should be viewed by anyone with a DVD player.

    If you have a multi-region DVD player, buy this version as both films have fantastic audio commentaries, which Disney neglected to put on the R2 release.
    posted by wazza on 27/7/2001 12:36