Toy Story: A Critical Reading by Tom KemperToy Story: A Critical Reading by Tom Kemper

Toy Story: A Critical Reading

byTom Kemper

Paperback | May 15, 2015

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The first computer-generated animated feature film, Toy Story (1995) sustains a dynamic vitality that appeals to audiences of all ages. This lively study explores how its depiction of a glimmering commercial world both deconstructs and affirms modern popular culture and in doing so provides a distinctive alternative to the usual Disney formula.
Tom Kemper is Lecturer at the School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California and Teacher at the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, USA. He is the author of Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents (2009).
Title:Toy Story: A Critical ReadingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pagesPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844576671

ISBN - 13:9781844576678

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Table of Contents

1. Power Pop
2. 'The Rat's Nest'
3. 'A Rebel Group'
4. 'What Would Walt Say?'
5. 'Hip - loveable, urban. Think Simpsons'
6. Playtime: The Film
7. Stories