My Favorite Animated Scenes: 10-1

10. The Wind Rises (2013)- Running to Naoko The Wind Rises is one of my favorite Hayao Miyazaki films. I won’t say too much about it since I’ve reviewed and analyzed it to death. I couldn’t decide which part of the movie I loved the best until I went back over my review from 2014.  There is oneContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Scenes: 10-1”

My Favorite Animated Scenes, 20-11

It continues! Thanks to everyone who takes the time to read these! I like lists because they help me keep my thoughts straight. 20. Up (2009)- Married Life My first memory of this scene was in theaters, sitting next to my older brother Spencer. We came into the room, laughing and joking about my brother’sContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Scenes, 20-11”

My Favorite Animated Scenes: 40-31

40. Peter Pan (1953)- Captain Hook, Shave and Crocodile Peter Pan has never really garnered that much prestige as a film. The highlight of the movie would have to be the character animation, especially for the side characters like Hook, Smee, Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys. This was actually the last film all of Disney’sContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Scenes: 40-31”

My Favorite Animated Movie Scenes: 50-41

I decided to compile a list of my favorite animated sequences to give myself a break. I have been doing a lot of research lately and need a slight reprieve from the heavy-duty topics I’ve recently posted. There will be fifty slots total that will range from technically brilliant sequences and emotionally rendered scenes. Let’sContinue reading “My Favorite Animated Movie Scenes: 50-41”

The Big Ten, Part 2: Look, creating a film’s mood and aesthetic

In this article, I will explain how style, backgrounds, and character designs create the look of any given animated film. Vision, the design or style to match the story Once animators have a story in mind, it is pivotal to strive for a particular artistic style or VISION to tell it well. Ralph Bakshi, whoContinue reading “The Big Ten, Part 2: Look, creating a film’s mood and aesthetic”