Episode #16 — Toy Story 3

Does anyone really envy the screenwriter who has to tackle a third film in a franchise? Toy Story 3 is a remarkable achievement, and it is likely because it managed to frame itself as the concluding chapter in the saga of Andy’s relationship with his childhood toys. We take a laid-back but detailed look at the story, characters and themes of the screenplay, on the week that the next installment, Toy Story 4, was released.

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So long, partner
— Woody
 

Episode #4 — Coco (2017)

After a trip to Oaxaca, there was only one story that The 21st Rewrite (William Coldwell and Alan Vazquez) wanted to talk about, and that was 'Coco'! An inspirational tale for young people following their dreams, and a celebration of the culture, music and traditions of Mexico, there was plenty to talk about with this screenplay. This episode covers some of the historical and current events that helped shape the portrayal of the Rivera family and the Day of the Dead celebrations in the town of Santa Cecilia, as well as the mythological motifs that are apparent throughout the film.

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Why can’t you be on my side? That’s what family’s supposed to do... support you!
— Miguel Rivera