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”

The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 5-1

Here we are finally at the end of the list. It had been an interesting journey but I feel satisfied with the choices I made. In my mind, beauty is often accompanied by stories I feel spiritually connected to. They open the mind and feed my hunger for divine things. These next five films openedContinue reading “The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 5-1”

My Favorite Movies: 10-1

There is a small problem with this list. I have no idea what order these movies are in. I just cannot trust myself to put these into a concrete position. If you have followed my blog before, many of the movies you will recognize. For those, I will keep my comments a little shorter andContinue reading “My Favorite Movies: 10-1”

Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 30-21

(Wayne Unten, Supervising Animator Elsa) Seeing this artwork, I wish that Frozen (2013) had been a hand-drawn animated film.) Here is yet another list of my favorite character designs. I actually didn’t think many people would read this, because it is just me blabbing about my opinions. For those who do read this, thank you thoughContinue reading “Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 30-21”

Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 40-31

 (Concept art done by Kathy Zielinski, Frollo) Here are my next ten favorite character designs. Again, this is a list not about whether I like their personalities or emotional depth (though their design plays a heavy role in this). There are some characters I love in films, like Hiccup, but can’t stand the way they wereContinue reading “Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 40-31”