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Toy Story 4 Comes Home in Oct.

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Burbank, Calif. — This summer, Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 took audiences on a hilarious and heartwarming road trip with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the whole gang, earning a 98 percent critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and more than $1 billion at the global box office. Packed with old friends and new faces, the fourth film in the beloved Toy Story series, which leads Woody to an unexpected fork in the road, arrives home on Digital in 4K Ultra HD, HD, and Movies Anywhere Oct. 1, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD Oct. 8.

Fans who bring home Toy Story 4 will be treated to over an hour of bonus features celebrating the film’s iconic characters, Pixar’s filmmaking team and the legacy of Toy Story, which began as the world’s first fully computer-animated feature film released nearly 25 years ago. Extensive extras includes deleted scenes such as an alternate ending,
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Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie to pass $1 billion this year

The Walt Disney Company’s incredible year at the box office just keeps on delivering, with Pixar’s Toy Story 4 passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office, the fifth Disney-distributed movie to reach that milestone in 2019.

By close of play on Wednesday, Toy Story 4 had earned $421.8 million in North America and a further $579.9 million internationally for $1.002 billion, which makes it the eighth-biggest animated movie of all time, and the second-highest grossing instalment in the Toy Story franchise behind 2010’s Toy Story 3 on $1.067 billion.

Disney has been smashing box office records left, right and centre this year. Last month, not only did Avengers: Endgame dethrone Avatar as the biggest film in history, but Disney also set a new all-time yearly studio record, thanks in no small part to the aforementioned superhero epic along with the likes of Captain Marvel, Aladdin and The Lion King.

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First Trailer Arrives for Dave Chappelle’s 5th Netflix Comedy Special ‘Sticks & Stones’

Once upon a time, it was a stand-up comedian's job to simply entertain the audience and make them laugh. That job has evolved over the years, and while it can be argued that stand-up comics have always been provocateurs of a sort, the border between provocation and comedic entertainment has been pushed over the last few decades. Don Rickles introduced the concept of insult comedy in the 50s, Andy Kaufman redefined performance art in the 70s, Andrew Dice Clay pushed the limits further in the 80s as The Diceman, and the 90s saw the rise of stand-…
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John Landis movies: 10 greatest films ranked worst to best

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John Landis movies: 10 greatest films ranked worst to best
John Landis celebrates his 69th birthday on August 3, 2019. Despite his many career ups and downs, the director has created a number of classics across several different genres. In honor of his birthday, let’s take a look back at 10 of his greatest films, ranked worst to best.

Born in 1950, Landis made his filmmaking debut with the micro-budget creature feature “Schlock” (1973), in which he also starred as an apeman terrorizing a Southern California suburb. It was the first collaboration between him and makeup maestro Rick Baker, who went on to win the first Academy Award for Best Makeup for the director’s “An American Werewolf in London” (1981).

Landis had his greatest successes with comedies, starting with the sketch compilation “The Kentucky Fried Movie” (1977), written by the “Airplane!” trio of Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker. He went on to helm the box office smashes “National Lampoon’s Animal House” (1978), “The Blues Brothers
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‘Toy Story’ movies ranked: Fans say ‘3’ was the best of Pixar’s franchise, but what about ‘4’? [Poll Results]

‘Toy Story’ movies ranked: Fans say ‘3’ was the best of Pixar’s franchise, but what about ‘4’? [Poll Results]
Toy Story” fans have been feverishly voting in Gold Derby’s recent poll that asked them to name their favorite film from Pixar‘s franchise, and the results are finally in. Cue the drumroll! According to you, here is how all four “Toy Story” movies are ranked:

Toy Story 3” (2010) tops the list with 32% support, followed by the original “Toy Story” (1995) at 29%, then the sequel “Toy Story 2” (1999) at 21%, and finally the newest edition “Toy Story 4” (2019) at 18%. Do you agree or disagree with those rankings? Sound off down in the comments section.

See Can ‘Toy Story 4’ break the animated sequel Oscar barrier? Or will ‘Frozen 2’ melt the blockade? [Poll]

The most recent installment takes place after the events of the last movie, when college-bound Andy gave all of his toys to rugrat Bonnie. Unfortunately for sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks), that means he’s now no longer the favorite toy
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Eddie Murphy Says He’s Planning His Return to Stand-Up: ‘Everything Just Has to Be Right’

Eddie Murphy Says He’s Planning His Return to Stand-Up: ‘Everything Just Has to Be Right’
Eddie Murphy is planning his long-awaited return to stand-up comedy.

The 58-year-old comedian opened up about his career in a Netflix clip of Jerry Seinfeld‘s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee released on Thursday.

“You know that you not doing stand-up drives people crazy — you know that, right?” Seinfeld, 65, asked Murphy.

Murphy said he’d heard that before and mentioned the late comedian Don Rickles urged him to return to the stage before his death.

“I’m going to do it again,” Murphy said. “Everything just has to be right. You have to get up there and start working out.
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Eddie Murphy Plans Return to Stand-Up in New 'Comedians in Cars' Clip (Exclusive)

Eddie Murphy Plans Return to Stand-Up in New 'Comedians in Cars' Clip (Exclusive)
It's been years since Eddie Murphy performed a stand-up set, but, as he tells host Jerry Seinfeld in an exclusive clip from Netflix's upcoming 11th season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he may stage a comeback soon. 

"You know that you not doing stand-up drives people crazy. You know that, right?" Seinfeld tells Murphy.

Murphy says Seinfeld isn't the first one to express interest, revealing that late comedian Don Rickles would pester him repeatedly about coming back to perform.

"I'm going to do it again. Everything just has to be right," Murphy ...
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Must See Movies in Theaters in July

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Must See Movies in Theaters in July
The summer movie season arrived with titanic force when Avengers: Endgame snapped box-office records to dust and there's plenty more on the way.

Even as a handful of big-budget misfires fade away like (spoiler) Thanos and his army, the multiplex is packed with must-see summer fare. A certain vacationing wall-crawler, warmly familiar posable friends, and at least one wish-granting genie are all on the marquee and the remaining weeks of July 2019 alone will add several more blockbusters to the fray, including another Disney classic turned live action legend and the latest from relentlessly reliable filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.

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MovieWeb's pals at Cinemark are offering a free trial membership to the ridiculously awesome members-only community, Movie Club. For ten bucks or less (depending on where you live), thrifty moviegoers get one movie ticket, 20 percent off all movie snacks and drinks,
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Disney cuts casting couch joke from Toy Story 2

In the wake of the #MeToo movement ad the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against some of the most powerful figures in Hollywood, Disney has decided to cut a casting couch gag from the Toy Story 2 “blooper” reel for the latest home entertainment re-release of the beloved animated sequel.

The scene in question sees the character of Stinky Pete attempting to chat up a pair of Barbie dolls by suggesting he can get them a role in Toy Story 3. You can watch the gag here…

Toy Story 2 was directed by John Lasseter, who has himself been the subject of numerous sexual misconduct allegations, which resulted in both his departure from the director’s chair on Toy Story 4, and his exit as chief creative officer of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world,
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Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 4 passes $500 million at the global box office

Having just fallen short of the milestone this past weekend, Toy Story 4 took its global box office haul beyond $500 million on Monday, becoming the fifteenth Pixar movie to top half the half billion dollar mark.

By close of play yesterday, the sequel had earned $238.7 million domestically, with a further $263 million from international markets for a total of $501.7 million and counting.

That also puts the film ahead of Toy Story 2 ($497.4 million) to become the second-highest grossing instalment in the beloved series after Toy Story 3, which earned $1.067 billion back in 2010.

See Also: Read our Toy Story 4 reviews here and here

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy,
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Toy Story 4 Spinoff Possible, Tim Allen Compares Franchise to Avengers

This past weekend, Pixar and Disney unleashed the fourth (and final?) entry in the Toy Story saga into a theater near you. And today we have word via Buzz Lightyear himself Tim Allen that the series might continue on like Marvel's The Avengers with "offshoots of characters that have simultaneous stories." Or, you know, Toy Story spin-offs. In a recent interview, Allen was specifically asked if he thinks Toy Story 4 will be the final film in the franchise to which he responded:

"I can't give that away. There's very little to suggest that this isn't, at the very least, [part of] a much bigger world. It reminds me of the Avengers movies - there are not only offshoots of characters that have simultaneous stories, but the world itself got much bigger."

Tim Allen continues to say this.

"My sense is it's done. My creative side says, at the same time,
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Toy Story 4 sets record for biggest animated movie opening at the global box office

After a run of high profile flops such as Godzilla: King of the Monsters, X-Men: Dark Phoenix and Men in Black: International, Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 4 injected some life into the box office this weekend with the sequel setting a new record for the biggest ever global opening for an animated movie.

Domestically, Toy Story 4 came in under its lofty tracking predictions but still managed a solid $118 million over the Friday to Sunday period, putting it ahead of its predecessor Toy Story 3 which opening with $110 million back in 2010.

Internationally, the film managed to pull in a further $120 million from 37 markets (including a $15 million opening in the UK) for a worldwide debut of $238 million – some $2 million above last year’s The Incredibles 2 for a new record opening for an animated feature.

See Also: Read our Toy Story 4 reviews here and here

With this weekend’s opening, the Toy Story
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Does ‘Toy Story 4’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?

Does ‘Toy Story 4’ Have a Post-Credits Scene?
This June has been pretty unusual not for its bevy of franchise films, but for having franchise films that are parts of some pretty old series. “Dark Phoenix,” “Men in Black: International” and now “Toy Story 4” each are new entries in film franchises that are at least 19 years old. While, sure, Hollywood is as franchise-crazy as it’s ever been, this is a little bit beyond the norm.

And while “Dark Phoenix” and the new “Men in Black” have been major disappointments at the box office,

it doesn’t look like “Toy Story 4” is going to suffer quite as dramatic a fate. What’s craziest about that fact is that “Toy Story” is the oldest of those three franchises, having kicked off with the original film back in 1995 — two years before the first “Men in Black” and five years before the first “X-Men” movie.

And it also has
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John Ratzenberger Jokes 'Toy Story' Sadness Prepares Kids for Real Life

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John Ratzenberger Jokes 'Toy Story' Sadness Prepares Kids for Real Life
John Ratzenberger -- the voice of Hamm in the 'Toy Story' franchise -- says there's an upside parents don't think about when it comes to all the heartbreaking scenes in the films. The actor -- also known as Cliff Clavin on "Cheers" before his days as a talking piggy bank -- joined "TMZ Live" Friday to talk about the newly released "Toy Story 4" ... and he answered a serious question in an unexpected and hilarious way.
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‘Toy Story 4′ Review

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Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Jordan Peele, Keanu Reeves, Ally Maki, Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt, Kristen Schaal, Emily Davis, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, June Squibb, Carl Weathers, Don Rickles, Estelle Harris, Laurie Metcalf, Mel Brooks, Carol Burnett, Betty White, Carl Reiner, Bill Hader, Patricia Arquette, Timothy Dalton, Flea | Written by Andrew Stanton, Stephany Folsom | Directed by Josh Cooley

Generally speaking, a fourth entry in a franchise isn’t usually something to get excited about – for every Avengers: Endgame and Mad Max: Fury Road, there’s a Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, a Jaws: The Revenge or a Men In Black: International. In the case of the Toy Story movies, the previous film already gave Woody and co a perfect ending, so what could a fourth instalment possibly bring to the table? Happily, Toy Story 4
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Toy Story 4 – Review

So right now all the entertainment pages are filled reports of “franchise fatigue”, that audiences are just not plunking down their moola and getting in line for this year’s models of….X-Men and Men in Black, to name two of many. The case could certainly be made for animated features with the soft returns of the “trained dragons’, Lego, and the swiftly sinking “pets”. But then the original cartoons Missing Link, Wonder Park, and those Ugly Dolls barely made a ripple at the box office. Not to worry, those dull days are over! Cue the music of that Thin Lizzy dance classic (apologies for the title tweak) because “The Toys are Back in Town”. Yes, after a year since Incredibles 2, the fine folks at Pixar are back with another addition to the “game changer” that began the CGI feature flicks. Yes, this is Toy Story 4. Oh, but you
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Toy Story 4 Cosbaby collectibles unveiled by Hot Toys

Hot Toys has unveiled a new line of Cosbaby collectible for the Disney-Pixar animated sequel Toy Story 4 which includes Buzz Lightyear, Rex, Alien, Slinky, Jessie, and sets for Woody & Forky, Bo Peep & Giggle, and Bunny & Ducky; check out the promotional images here…

Woody, Buzz and the rest of the Toy Story crew is returning in the long-awaited sequel, Toy Story 4! Friends of old and new are ready for the next adventure to discover how big the world can be for a toy. Based on the highly anticipated movie, today Hot Toys is presenting the Toy Story 4 Cosbaby collection that brings your beloved characters to life. Include Buzz Lightyear with eyeball rotation function, Jessie, Alien, Rex, Slinky Dog and amazing collectible sets featuring Woody with eyeball rotation function & Forky, Bo Peep & Giggle, also Ducky & Bunny, with each of the Cosbaby in the series standing approximately 8.5 – 11.5cm in height.
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Yes, ‘Toy Story 4’ Has a Bonus Post-Credits Scene

Yes, ‘Toy Story 4’ Has a Bonus Post-Credits Scene
Nearly 25 years after the release of the original “Toy Story,” every ’90s kid has grown up with Woody and Buzz and is back for the fourth time as Disney and Pixar releases the latest and presumably final installment in the franchise, “Toy Story 4.”

And true fans will want to stick around until the lights come up in the theater.

Of course it’s always worth sticking around if you can as a symbolic tribute to all the people who worked on the movie, but “Toy Story 4” has several mid-credits scenes and one quick post-credits moment. There’s a parting callbackjoke at the very, very end after a pair of In Memoriam tributes that, if you enjoyed the movie you just saw, you’ll want to see.

It even comes up after the Disney logo appears again on screen.

Also Read: 'Toy Story 4' Film Review: Woody and
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Toy Story 4 movie review: Everlastingly Magical!

Toy Story 4 movie review is here. The 2019 American computer-animated comedy produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures is releasing on June 21 2019. The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series and the sequel to 2010's Toy Story 3, is directed by Josh Cooley and features voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Keanu Reeves etc. Was the 4thinstallment of Toy Story necessary in the year of sequels?. Does Woody and Bo Beep charm you again?. Let?s find out in Toy Story 4 movie review.

Instant reaction when the end credits roll

To Infinity and Beyond.. if you have thought whether this sequel was necessary, considering the regularity of studios trying to cash on the franchise following with any ?thrash? for a fat cash grab?. Toy Story 4 gracefully, magically and emotionally underlines the fact in bold that the fascinating journey of Toy Story would have been incomplete
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Toy Story 4 gets six new character posters

With just two days to go until Toy Story 4 arrives in cinemas, Disney-Pixar has released a new batch of character posters for the animated sequel featuring Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep, Forky, Duke Caboom, and Bunny & Ducky; take a look below…

See Also: Read our review of Toy Story 4 here

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo
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