Essay on A Comparison of Beauty and the Beast with Toy Story

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A Comparison of Beauty and the Beast with Toy Story

INTRODUCTION

Disney is an excellent example of a Media corporation as it is known worldwide, go any where in the world and ask someone about Mickey Mouse or Daffy Duck and they will know that you are talking about Disney. They have a huge range of advertising and merchandise ranging from children's books and films to holiday resorts and theme parks. The Disney brand appeals to all, children and adults alike.

Beauty and the Beast is a classic film using old style animation techniques. It has been recently digitally re-mastered for the next generation to enjoy the magic of Disney. In comparison Toy Story uses computer generated images
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It is also because Buzz is so cool; he is brand new and shiny with lots of cool gadgets. As the story moves on Woody begins to change and realize that Buzz is not such a threat as he first assumed. He begins to change to what he was before, leading the way and setting a good example. He helps them get to Pizza Planet and saves Buzz from being blown up by a firework by their evil next door neighbour, Sid.

Sid is a villainous character; he destroys toys for fun and is feared by all of the toys. Woody shows his great leadership again when he organizes the toys in a revolt against Sid, leaving him shaken and very scared. He is a very dark character and this is shown by his image, a black t-shirt with a skull on, scruffy hair and chipped, black teeth. His dog Scud is like a sidekick sharing Sid's hate for toys, regularly chewing them to pieces.

The way in which the toys are represented is important as well, when there is humans around the toys are looked down on from a higher perspective. The toys were first seen as inanimate objects, Andy's playthings. This changes when the toys are 'alive', they are looked at from their perspective or from what they are seeing. When Buzz is first seen in the bedroom the camera angle changes to give him a look of superiority and power, the camera looks at him from a very low view and then slowly reveals the rest of his

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