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  1. Poziga

    Poziga Contributing Member Contributor

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    Disney/Pixar animation movies

    Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Poziga, Feb 7, 2014.

    I haven't seen this thread anywhere and I'm sure i'm not the only enthusiast of these adorable animations. :)
    I don't have any particular reason why I like them, but I know that in many of Disney's movies, the soundtrack is great and this is one of the things that draws me to the cinema. There is always good vs. evil and the story is predictable, but the characters have certain warmth and I always leave the cinema with smile on my face. :)

    Which movies are your favourites?

    Mine are currently (not in specific order):
    -Wreck-it Ralph (2012)
    -Frozen (2013)
    -Alice in Wonderland (1951)
    - Lion King (1994)
    -Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    -How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
    -The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
    -Tangled (2010)
    -Finding Nemo (2003)
    -Tarzan (1999)

    P. S. You can write movies/cartoons that are not specifically Disney's, I named the thread this way, so it would be focused on movies from Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation Studios.
     
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    1. Emperor's New Groove
    2. 101 Dalmations
    3. Finding Nemo

    Those are the first three that came to mind.
    I used to know every line to Emperor's New Groove.
     
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    No particular order:

    1.) Monsters University
    2.) Monsters Inc.
    3.) Frozen
    4.) Beauty and the Beast
    5.) Lion King
    6.) Emoeror's New Groove
    7.) Finding Nemo
    8.) The Toy Story trilogy (actually, these are some of my favourite animated films)
    9.) Bambi
    10. Bambi 2. For those who haven't seen or even heard of this, it is actually really good. It uses a lot of scenes and backgrounds that were scrapped in the original Bambi because of time constraints. Check it out!

    My favourite film genre is comedy, and so I love Disney and Pixar movies! Looking forward to seeing how they handle Finding Dory, and I'm still waiting for The Incredibles 2, even though it's not one of my favourites.

    I wish Disney would continue making hand-drawn movies, though. There's a magic there that you just can't find in ones like Frozen, although that really has been one of their best films in a long time. :)

    Edit: Mulan! How could I forget Mulan? "Make a Man out of You" is probably in my top three favourite film songs. Just brilliant. :D
     
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    Hmm, I don't mind animated movies, I like them as much as the hand-drawn ones:)
    I watched Frozen a couple days ago and I agree , one of the best movies maybe since the Lion King, might even make it to the top of my list. But I've seen it dubbed in my language, so I'll have to see the english version firstly :)

    Let it go from Frozen and Part of you world from The little mermaid are my favorite songs. And then You'll be in my heart, Two worlds from Tarzan are also great:)

    I too am waiting for Finding Dory and for How to train your dragon 2. Trailer is quite promising. :)
     
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  5. Garball

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    Best animated movies, not all Disney, no order

    The Hobbit
    The Black Cauldron
    Robin Hood (all time favorite)
    Watership Down
    The Last Unicorn

    Roger Miller as the troubadour rooster in Robin Hood is also my favorite for animated soundtracks
     
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    I love Jules Bass's films. He did the original animated version of The Hobbit (1977) as well. His films have an adult darkness to them that is haunting and painful and ever so memorable and real. The image of the harpy with her long, pendulous and completely uncensored breasts is vivid in my mind. When the unicorn cries out I can feel this body dying around me, I am struck.
     
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    I'm not a big fan of Disney/Pixar. I'm not a big fan of musical theatre either. All that breaking into song does my head in.

    I don't watch many animations. When I do, Studio Ghibli would be my choice.
     
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    Darkest Disney Film ever...The Dark Crystal. Man were some of the creatures in that movie scary as a kid!

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    Though Studio Ghibli continues forward under the hand of his son, Miyazaki-san himself has retired. :( His last film, From Up On Poppy Hill, is an interesting look into post-war, restructure Japan. The man is stonkingly brilliant.
     
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    Much as I adore this film (and I do), it's not a Disney film, but instead an ITC Film created under Jim Henson Productions and Lucasfilm. It was, though, distributed on DVD in 1994 by Buena Vista, which is a Disney company.

    Did you know that The Dark Crystal and Star Wars were both hashed out at the same brainstorming sessions? Many of the elements that came to be central to The Dark Crystal were originally ideas for Star Wars. If you watch the Clone Wars animated series, you will see the reincorporation of many tropes and devices from the Dark Crystal back into the Star Wars universe.
     
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    Funny you should mention it... I have this tattooed on the back of my left knee. (Minus the script.)
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    Darn I could have sworn that Henson made it for Disney.

    I found out something interesting the other day, did you know that Song of the South is banned from sales in the U.S.?
     
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    Finding Nemo is on the top of my list. However, I keep watching Tangled even though I don't think it's the best Disney/Pixar film that I own. There is something really watchable about it that I can't explain.
     
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    The horse is funny :D
     
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    I don't pay attention to the company so most of the time I have no idea which made what unless it's a princess flick. How To Train A Dragon & Rio are my favorite animated films. I did really enjoy Tangled (actually, it's Flynn that won me over) and The Lion King was just amazing to me as a kid, so I have a soft spot for that movie. As for Frozen...the Let It Go song is great, I agree. But the movie itself was nothing special, IMO. Nice theme at the end, sisterly love instead of needing a man, but the obsession with it from my mommy-friends and their kids? I just don't get it.
     
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    I love Beauty and the Beast as well as The Little Mermaid. I can pretty much watch any Disney film though.
     
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    1. Ralph Bakshi is a disgusting human, and his version of The Hobbit was objectively awful
    2. The Disney adaptation of Lloyd Alexander's work is well regarded as the worst thing they have done, with the exception of the zebra ladies in Fantasia, and Song of the South.
     
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    I'm not psychic, but I don't see us ever watching any animated movies together.
     
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    Hey how about this weekend we get together and watch a marathon of Disney/Pixar cartoons and get blasted on Jack Daniels? We'll do a shot every time there is a cartoon character on the screen.
     
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    Can we start with The Incredibles?
     
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    We better start out with Who Framed Roger Rabbit first because you are a light weight.
     
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    Does Heavy Metal fall into this animation genre?
     
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    1) Cinderella (those little mice hit my giggle button every time!)
    2) Brave (I lloovveee the world and the message!)
    3) Toy Story (especially the third one -- such a great ending to a great series!)
    4) Wall-E! Oh, those little robots are just so precious. Wall-E and Eve and Mo.. I just love them!
    5) Ratatouille. I love rats already so that movie just started off great for me. =)
    6) Finding Nemo, of course (I'm sure Finding Dory is going to be equally awesome)
    7) Beauty and the Beast (the songs are just so catchy!)
    8) Frozen (Olaf had me crying at points)
    8) Cool Runnings
    9) Hocus Pocus

    I know the last two aren't animated, but they're still Disney, and they're my favorites! I watch them every time they come on TV. lol

    People make fun of me because I like animation movies so much.. But I think the stories are just so sweet, the characters are hilarious, and the animation is wonderful. I studied graphic design in college so I know how hard it is to make that stuff look real! I started an animated movie collection should I ever breed. Some of those movies are classics and my children WILL love them as much as I do. =)
     

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