To honor the rich history of animated feature film making over the years, Joey Armstrong has chosen 50 animated films that have had some of the greatest cultural impact on adults and children alike. Previous entries: 50 – 41 40 – 31 30 – 21 20-11 10. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) When Steve Martino’s recent […]
A dark turn takes over Joey’s list
A darker turn in the animated list, with brain cancer, Grinches and bunnies in danger.
Pixar appears. As does two Tom Moore treasures.
Animation is the medium that perhaps most frequently divides viewers and critics. In the American history of film and television, animation has often been associated with innocence and silliness. But films like Toy Story, Spirited Away, and The Nightmare Before Christmas are as much for adults as they are for children. Animation has a creative beauty […]
Disney’s long-awaited live-action Beauty and the Beast comes today with its first teaser trailer. The 90 second look brings viewers into the Beast’s castle, but shows us only Emma Watson’s Belle. Have a look: The primary reaction I have to this trailer is…why exactly are we calling this live-action? I realize that Emma Watson is a […]
Josiah loved Zootopia. Let us count the ways.
A great year for adults at the movies. No superheroes anywhere.
The Disney Princess sensation that swept the nation. Should we Let it Go?
Breaking the sprawling MCU into its component films reveals how high the bar is at Marvel.