As Pixar’s classic animation turns 20, Nicholas Barber finds out what made the tale of Woody and Buzz Lightyear so special.
It’s exactly 20 years since audiences first saw that scene in Toy Story, Pixar’s debut feature-length cartoon. Heralded as a groundbreaking triumph in 1995, the film is now enshrined as a classic, and every other Hollywood studio has copied its innovations: its eerily realistic digital animation, its snappy screwball dialogue – co-written by Buffy/Avengers mastermind, Joss Whedon.
By Nicholas Barber
20 November 2015