Toy Story is the Sargent Pepper of animated motion pictures. Groundbreaking and jaw-dropping technology, a fresh and innovative storyline, duplicated hundreds of times, never equaled.
You're telling me that if you're sentenced to life imprisonment on a deserted island and the judge lets you bring only 10 movies with you to get you through the next 40 years, you're bringing The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Siriusly?
I don't even think it's in the Top 10 of animated movies, honestly. Chicken Run is better if you must have a flick about delusional farm animals.
Toy Story is a well executed animated story. As formula goes, it does it expertly.
The Fantastic Mr. Fox is a layered, whimsical, and humourous exploration of human existence. I've probably seen it 15-20 times because when it is on, I have a hard time turning it off. It's as much for me as it is for my kids. Without a doubt it would be one of my desert island movies.
Sort of like how I feel about Radiohead, there are 2 kinds of people -- those who love Wes Anderson and films and those without taste. It doesn't make you a bad person. But it does tell those who know better what kind of sensibility we are dealing with...