Andy is now 17 and ready to head off to college, leaving Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and the rest of the toy-box gang to ponder their uncertain futures. It became the second Pixar film (after Up) and third animated film overall (after Beauty and the Beast and Up) to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. [130] Michael Rechtshaffen of The Hollywood Reporter also gave the film a positive review, saying "Woody, Buzz and playmates make a thoroughly engaging, emotionally satisfying return. [51] A Japanese version of the commercial was also released online, with the name "Lots-O'-Huggin Bear" replaced with "Little Hug-Hug Bear" (Japanese:ハグハグベアちゃん/Hagu Hagu Beya-Chan). Cahiers du Cinéma put it at the fourth place of its top ten best 2010 films. [57] Sneak peeks of Toy Story 3 were also revealed,[57] primarily on Disney Channel. Woody follows, but is unable to convince them of Andy's real intentions, and goes along when Andy's mother drives to Sunnyside. The final version of the film revolves around the toys trying to protect a spork named Forky, which was transformed into a toy by Bonnie, the toys' owner. [65], On its first week of release (November 2–7, 2010), it sold 3,859,736 units (equal to $73,096,452), ranking No.1 for the week and immediately becoming the bestselling animated film of 2010 in units sold (surpassing How to Train Your Dragon). In addition to the tracks included in the soundtrack album, the film also uses several other tracks such as "Dream Weaver" by Gary Wright,[166] "Le Freak" by Chic,[167] and Randy Newman's original version of "You've Got a Friend in Me. Lotso is later found by a garbage truck driver who ties him to his truck's radiator grille. It is the third installment in the Toy Story franchise[2] and the sequel to Toy Story 2 (1999). Buzz allies himself with Woody and falls in love with Jessie. Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the TOY STORY gang return for an all-new adventure, along with a few new faces -- some plastic, some plush -- including Barbie's counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a strawberry-scented bear named Lots-O-Huggin' Bear. Woody attempts to return home, but is instead found by a child from Sunnyside named Bonnie, who brings him home and plays with him and her other toys. [35] The film went into its wide release on June 18, 2010, along with a release to IMAX 3D theaters. Woody, Buzz and the whole gang are back. After Clark was cast to play Slinky Dog, the producers realized that Clark and Varney had coincidentally been close friends since they appeared in the 1989 film Fast Food, making the transition a lot easier. By the time we make it to Toy Story 3, the toys have settled into a routine in Andy’s room but their kid (Toy Story-speak for owner) is growing up. It was slated for a theatrical release sometime in Spring 2008. [25], This story had no traces of the Circle 7 version of the film, since the filmmakers did not read its script: "Not out of spite, but we wanted to start fresh, and not be influenced by what they'd done," said Unkrich. This necessitated recreating the models from scratch. [78] On August 27, 2010 – its seventy-first day of release, it surpassed the $1 billion mark, becoming the third Disney film, the second Disney-distributed film in 2010 (after Alice in Wonderland), the first animated film,[9] and the seventh film in cinematic history to do so. [125] In 2011, TIME named it one of "The 25 All-TIME Best Animated Films. [17] In 2004, when the contentious negotiations between the two companies made a split appear likely, Michael Eisner, Disney chairman at the time, put plans in motion to produce Toy Story 3 at a new Disney studio, Circle 7 Animation. The toys get back to the house before Andy leaves for college. "[128] Owen Gleiberman from Entertainment Weekly gave the film an "A" saying "Even with the bar raised high, Toy Story 3 enchanted and moved me so deeply I was flabbergasted that a digitally animated comedy about plastic playthings could have this effect. [123] Metacritic, another review aggregator which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, gave the film a score of 92 out of 100 based on 39 critics, indicating "universal acclaim. Among the scripts Circle 7 had under consideration was one from Teacher's Pet screenwriters Bill and Cheri Steinkellner. ", "Dolby Unveils Dolby Surround 7.1 at ShoWest 2010", The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "A Curious Calling: Javier Fernandez-Pena", "Big Baby says one line in Toy Story 3. Features included behind-the-scenes, including a sneak peek teaser for the then-upcoming Cars 2 (the sequel to the 2006 film Cars). This is the first time Buzz has been the primary actor in a turning point, but it still affects Woody and the main plot because Buzz’s new dysphoria endangers Woody’s plans to escape. In Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story 3," Andy has grown to college age and the story leaves the toys pretty much on their own. | Climax The toys find out that Lotso is evil. Accidentaly Buzz falls out the window and Woody is … [22], The final version of the Circle 7 script was written by Meet the Parents screenwriter Jim Herzfeld. Andy's toys subdue Buzz, but they accidentally reset him to his Spanish mode. In Toy Story 3, Andy is getting ready to depart for college. [19], Bradley Raymond who previously directed Disney's direct-to-video sequels such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, and The Lion King 1½ was hired to direct the film. [93] The film also achieved the second-largest opening weekend among animated films[94] and the fourth-largest opening weekend among 2010 films. The Andy/Woody story (with Woody remaining the "steadfast" toy and Andy changing) appears to be the concluding emotional event to all three films, rather than the singular end of this particular film. After 2 successful movies, Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999) respectively, our beloved TOYS are here in 2010 with the 3rd installment - after a long wait of 11 years - *drum roll please* - Disney Pixar's Toy Story 3! [97] It also achieved the largest 10-day gross among 2010 films. [169] The Judas Priest song "Electric Eye" was also used in the film in the temp score for the opening scene of Toy Story 3. "But when Andrew [Stanton], Pete [Docter], Lee [Unkrich] and I came up with this new idea, I just could not stop thinking about it. They escape and decide to climb in a box to be donated to the Sunnyside Daycare, along with Woody. Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. [30] To create the chaotic and complex junkyard scene near the film's end, more than a year and a half was invested on research and development to create the simulation systems required for the sequence. Andy is going to college and doesn't play with his toys anymore causing Woody and the others to be donated to Sunnyside Daycare, where they discover that the place is not exactly what they dreamed it was, and will have to face many dangers to come home safely. Buzz returns to normal after a television falls onto him inside the truck. "Toy Story 3' ended Woody and Buzz's story with Andy so perfectly that for a long time, we never even talked about doing another 'Toy Story' movie," Lasseter said. Toy Story 3 is an earlyCircle 7 Animationscreenplay version of the Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 3. Sure enough, Andy plans to store his toys in the attic, however when his mom accidentally donates them to a daycare, Andy's toys must get home to him before he leaves. Harry Potter & Pixar theories, video essay and reviews. The first two "Toy Story" movies centered on the relationship between a boy and his toys. Lee Unkrich (co-director of “Toy Story 2” and “Finding Nemo”) directs this highly anticipated film, and Michael Arndt, the Academy Award®-winning screenwriter of “Little Miss Sunshine,” brings his unique talents and comedic sensibilities to the proceedings. 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