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100 Animated Feature Films
The animated feature film has been long under-represented in film criticism. Yet animated films have probably never been a stronger force in world cinema than they are today. This book discusses 100 key animated films from around the world, from Shrek to Svankmajer. While the genre continues to pick up attention and garner worldwide audiences of millions, appreciation for ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 26th 2011 by British Film Institute
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Apr 02, 2015 Kaila rated it liked it
There's about a two page write up per movie, with a few stills strewn throughout. The write ups are incomprehensible if you haven't seen the movie, so I feel like the main draw here is the table of contents, which isn't worth the price tag. There is a lot of talk about the actual animation that went into these films, but a lot of that talk was negative. He bashes on Disney's Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella endlessly for their lazy animation. In fact, he Disney bashes a lot. I don't know, I grew u ...more
Although it's interesting to hear the authors opinion on certain things including his views on animation as the art medium what I mostly enjoyed overall was the variety of animated films listed in this book and how each of them were made as well.