Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The feature film directorial debut of John Lasseter, it was the first computer-animated feature film, as well as the first feature film from Pixar; the screenplay was written by Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow from a story by Lasseter, Pete Docter, Joe Ranft. The film features music by Randy Newman, was executive-produced by Steve Jobs and Edwin Catmull, it features the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Jim Varney, Annie Potts, R. Lee Ermey, John Morris, Laurie Metcalf, Erik von Detten. Taking place in a world where anthropomorphic toys come to life when humans are not present, the plot focuses on the relationship between an old-fashioned pull-string cowboy doll named Woody and an astronaut action figure, Buzz Lightyear, as they evolve from rivals competing for the affections of their owner Andy Davis, to friends who work together to be reunited with him after being separated from him.
Following the success of Pixar's 1988 short film Tin Toy, the company was approached by Disney to produce a computer-animated feature film told from a small toy's perspective. Lasseter and Docter wrote early story treatments, which were rejected by Disney, who wanted the film's tone to be "edgier". After several disastrous story reels, production was halted and the script was rewritten to better reflect the tone and theme Pixar desired: "toys want children to play with them, this desire drives their hopes and actions"; the studio consisting of a small number of employees, produced the film under only minor financial constraints. Toy Story premiered at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on November 19, 1995, was released in theatres in North America on November 22, 1995, it was the highest-grossing film during its opening weekend earning over $373 million at the worldwide box office. It was acclaimed by critics and audiences, who praised the technical innovation of the 3D animation, the wit and thematic sophistication of the screenplay, the musical score, the voice performances of Hanks and Allen.
The film received three Academy Award nominations, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Song for "You've Got a Friend in Me", Best Original Score, as well as winning a Special Achievement Academy Award. In 2005, its first year of eligibility, it was inducted into the National Film Registry for being "culturally or aesthetically significant". In addition to home media and theatrical re-releases, Toy Story-inspired material includes toys, video games, theme park attractions, spin-offs and three sequels—Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3 and Toy Story 4 —all of which garnered commercial success and critical acclaim. A spin-off TV series called Buzz Lightyear of Star Command aired from 2000 to 2001, starting with a direct-to-video film, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins. In a world where toys are living things but pretend to be lifeless when humans are present, a group of toys, owned by a boy named Andy Davis, are caught off-guard when Andy's birthday party is moved up a week, as his family is preparing to move the following week.
Andy's toys—including Bo Peep, Mr. Potato Head, Rex the dinosaur, Hamm the piggy bank and Slinky Dog—fear they will be replaced by new toys that Andy receives during the party. To ease the situation, Sheriff Woody—the toys' leader and Andy's favorite toy—sends out army men, led by Sarge, to spy on the party and report the gift arrivals to the other toys via baby monitors; the toys are relieved when the party appears to end without any of them being supplanted by newer toys, but Andy receives a surprise gift: a Buzz Lightyear action figure. Buzz thinks. Buzz impresses the other toys with his various features, Andy begins to favor him, which makes Woody feel rejected compared to the newer and more advanced Buzz. Two days before the move, Andy's mother tells him that he can only bring one toy to a family outing at the Pizza Planet restaurant. Knowing that Andy will choose Buzz, Woody attempts to trap Buzz behind a desk but ends up knocking him out of the window, causing most of the other toys to accuse Woody of "murdering" Buzz out of jealousy.
Before they can exact revenge, Andy arrives and, after failing to find Buzz, takes Woody. When the family stops for gas, Woody finds; the two fight, falling out of the van in the process, the family drives away, stranding them. They manage to reach Pizza Planet by hitching a ride on a delivery truck. Buzz, still believing he is a real space ranger despite Woody's attempts to convince him otherwise, gets them stuck in a crane game full of alien toys, where they are retrieved by Andy's sadistic, toy-destroying neighbor, Sid Phillips. At Sid's house, the two watch in horror as Sid steals his sister Hannah's doll, claiming the doll is sick, performs "surgery" to replace the doll's head with that of a pterodactyl. While attempting to escape, Buzz sees a television commercial for a Buzz Lightyear action figure and, after failing to fly out a window, realizes he is just a toy and becomes despondent. Woody attempts to signal Andy's toys for help. Sid's mutant toys fix Buzz's arm, Woody restores Buzz's confidence by telling him about the joy he can bring to Andy as a toy.
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Pedakakani mandal is one of the 57 mandals in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is under the administration of Guntur Revenue Division and the headquarters are located at Pedakakani; the mandal is bounded by Tadikonda, Duggirala, Tenali and Guntur mandals. The mandal forms a part of the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region under the jurisdiction of APCRDA, it is under the control of a tahsildar and the present tahsildar is SK. Ismail. Pedakakani mandal is one of the 3 mandals under Ponnur, which in turn represents Guntur of Andhra Pradesh. Pedakakani is the most populated village and Devarayabhotlapalem is the least populated settlement in the mandal; as of 2011 census, the mandal has 11 villages. The settlements in the mandal are listed below: The mandal plays a major role in education for the rural students of the nearby villages; the primary and secondary school education is imparted by government and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state. As per the school information report for the academic year 2015–16, the mandal has more than 8,943 students enrolled in over 66 schools.
List of mandals in Andhra Pradesh Villages in Pedakakani mandal
"In the Neolithic Age" is a poem by the English writer Rudyard Kipling. It was published in the December 1892 issue of The Idler and in 1896 in his poetry collection The Seven Seas; the poem is the source of the quotation: "There are nine and sixty ways of constructing tribal lays, / And every single one of them is right." The poem was published in the December 1892 issue of the literary magazine The Idler as the introduction to Kipling's article "My First Book", with the title "Primum Tempus". Kipling experimented with a variety of styles in his poetry, he had been reluctant to criticize other writers after becoming well known. In 1896, now titled "In the Neolithic Age", the poem was published in Kipling's next volume of poetry, The Seven Seas, he placed it between two other poems about tribal singers, "The Last Rhyme of True Thomas" and "The Story of Ung". The narrator is a Stone Age tribal singer, he deals badly with other artists whose work he dislikes. He kills a younger singer as well as a cave painter.
His actions are noticed by his tribe's totem. In the second half of the poem the narrator has been reincarnated as a present-day poet. "And I stepped beneath Time's finger, once again a tribal singer /." In January 1892 H. D. Traill had published an article "Our Minor Poets". In March he published a sequel; this stanza was omitted. The poet finds his fellows still neglecting their own work to criticize others; the collection The Seven Seas was praised in the American press by Charles Eliot Norton in the Atlantic Monthly and William Dean Howells in McClure's Magazine. In London the Saturday Review's response was mixed, it begins by considering "In the Neolithic Age" and its two companion tribal singer poems to be "all excessively clever" and an attempt to "instruct the reviewer what to say". The review continues: "No, dear Kipling, there is only one way..." In 1993 Leslie Fish set the poem to music and recorded it with Joe Bethancourt on their album Our Fathers of Old. This is the third album Fish has done based on Kipling's poems
The Undeveloped Heart EP is the sole single/EP release from Scottish rock musician Ricky Ross' album New Recording. It contains a new version of "The Undeveloped Heart", recorded by Ross' band Deacon Blue and re-recorded by Ross for New Recording; the addition of a driving bass line and guitar to "The Undeveloped Heart" completes the move of the song from its original form as an understated piano ballad to a track that sits in alternative rock territory. Deacon Blue would regroup in 1999 and release two albums before Ross' next solo album, This Is the Life would be released in 2002. All songs written by Ricky Ross, except where noted: "The Undeveloped Heart" – 3:57 "Ghost" – 2:46 "Wake Up and Dream" – 3:25 "Passing Through" – 5:16 "Only Love Remains" – 2:00 Ricky Ross - vocals, guitar Paul McGeechan - programming, noises Mick Slaven - guitar on "The Undeveloped Heart"
Syed Mohammed Hussain was an Indian field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He belonged to the Beary society, he was the captain for the hockey club Manavadar, a British protectorate. He is said to have had a melodious voice. Muhammad Hussein worked for the Prince of Manavadar. and represented India against South Africa in soccer in 1934. He was described by Krishan Datta in the Times of India as "A reliable full-back, Mohammed Hussain enjoyed the trust of his captain in the final against Germany. A'stout' defender and a'wall' in the defence, Hussain hailed from the princely state of Manavadar which produced a sprinkling of Olympians." He was a member of the Indian field hockey team. His position was full-back, he played four matches including both the semifinal match against France and final match against Germany. He was 24 years old, he was mentioned a lot of times in the book The World's Hockey Champions 1936 by Mirza Masood, a teammate. He was the captain of the Prince of Manavadar's Team which toured New Zealand in 1938.
India played her first game of the Indian tour against Delhi Select XI. India lost 1-4 though Delhi XI was never considered a great team; the unexpected win is sometimes blamed on Sardar Mohammed Hussain for playing as inside-right, a position in which he had never played before. India won the next two matches against Bhopal State XI easily. India won the three matches against All Madras and Bangalore without any problem. Hussain played in all these matches. India played. Hussain played in five of those matches. India remained undefeated. Hussain played against Hungary, he was rested in the next match against the USA. India had easy wins against France later, he was part of both the matches. After the match he and the team were guests of the Berlin Mosque Committee with an invitation to take tea with the members. A long speech tracing the history of the Olympic Games and India's part therein was given by the President, translated afterwards into the German and Arabic languages. India won the final against Germany's team 8-1.
In his book The World's Hockey Champions 1936, Mirza Masood mentions a song sung by Mohammed Hussain at Konigssee, a favourite resort of Hitler on weekends. He writes "At the request of some of the members, Mohammad Hussain sang two love songs in Urdu in his clear, melodious voice; the songs took us far away from the scenic beauty of the Bavarian lake to her people. Isn't it strange that when we were enjoying the most the sight of the beautiful lake, a mere song put into oblivion what was so impressive a moment before, carried us on the wings of imagination to the people whom we had long left behind? Such is the strong tie of the motherland!"Sardar Mohammed Hussain was not only a world class hockey player but a great Kashmir politician. He was so qualitative person and having leadership qualitative that people of Azad Kashmir knew him "Leader Mohammed Hussain" and he always called as "leader saib". Profile The World's Hockey Champions 1936 Munich and Leipzig
The Gumbayngirr State Conservation Area is a protected conservation area located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 2,561-hectare conservation area is situated west of Nambucca Heads and contains a sub–tropical jungle, known as the League Scrub. Part of the reserve is situated on a basaltic bench, with fertile red soils. Pumice can be seen on the forest floor; the altitude is 750 metres above sea level with a high rainfall. The rainforest has not been logged, consists of a diverse jungle of 73 tree species, forming an impressive 40 metres canopy. Significant tree species include Stinging Tree, Yellow Carabeen, Moreton Bay Fig, Small leaf fig, Black Booyong, Purple Cherry, Sour Cherry and Rose Maple. Protected areas of New South Wales "Gumbaynggirr National Park and Gumbayngirr State Conservation Area: Statement of Management Intent". Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales. May 2014. ISBN 978-1-74359-481-0. "League Scrub". Picassa. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012