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TOY STORY 1995 – Films that changed cinema

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Are you on team Woody? Or team Buzz? Are you more “Howdy there, partner?” or “To infinity, and beyond!” Today on The Film Podcast, Matthew and Kierston open up their childhood toy chests and discuss why Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story changed Cinema forever

WATCH NOW – Randy Newman’s “You Got a Friend in Me”

WATCH NOW – Toy Story short film

WATCH NOW – Toy Story The Musical

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Podcast – Films that Changed Cinema

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It is crazy wild ride here on Matthew Toffolo and Kierston Drier’s journey through space, time and cinematic history. Come hop in their flying saucer today as they zip around the science-fiction wonder that is 2001: A space Odyssey.

WATCH NOW – Original Movie Trailer.

The Dawn of Man – Watch the famous scene from the movie.

I’m Sorry Dave – Watch the famous scene from the movie.

Highlight from the PODCAST:

3 Reasons why this is one of the most influential films of all time:

1) Most influential film for future filmmakers and film talent. So much of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY in future films.

– Elevated SCI-FI into the mainstream.

– Pioneer of visual effects

– The way filmmakers use music and score – epic

2) The Massive Scope

– Tells the entire evolution of man from limited apes to being taken over by artificial intelligence.

– If you look at the birth of cameras, and then motion camera (film) – this film was the peak of that creation.

– Let the visuals tell the story. using the visual medium. 142 minutes – only 20 minutes of dialogue

3) Birth of the blockbuster

– 12 million to make – grossed $190 million

Other notables:

– Oscar Winner for Best Visual Effects

Nominated for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction

That’s it.

NO NOMINATIONS for Best Picture. Best Cinematography. Best Score. Best Sound Design.