The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 20-16

I have noticed that most of the films on this list are from France, Japan or the United States. I would like to hope more countries create animated films in the future.     20. Le Roi et l’oiseau (The King and theMockingbird), 1980 This film has a long, complicated history. The first time I sawContinue reading “The Most Visually Beautiful Animated Films: 20-16”

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”