Animation Celebration

Animated films - beginning with the 2000-2015 time period.

Posts for this club should be tagged: animationcelebration_club.

November 12

Movie: Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

Disney's retelling of the legend of John Henry, the steel-driving man, is only the first in Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection (2015) [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 11:18 AM - 8 comments

October 30

Movie: Corpse Bride

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 7:05 PM - 3 comments

October 24

Someone want to take over?

Okay we're nearing the end of my initial run of animated films. This has been fun. I'd like to concentrate on other things, perhaps the FanFare books thing when it opens up to all community members. Can someone take over the planning & organizing of this club?
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 11:10 AM - 6 comments

October 22

Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 5:48 PM - 3 comments

October 16

Movie: ParaNorman

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 7:43 PM - 6 comments

October 9

Movie: Monster House

Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 12:49 PM - 4 comments

October 2

Movie: Hotel Transylvania

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 5:35 PM - 1 comment

September 25

Movie: Frankenweenie

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 6:27 PM - 2 comments

August 24

Announcement: Animation Celebration

Just realized many of my favorite recent animated films are not on FanFare - hence the Animation Celebration club! [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 6:24 PM - 9 comments

Movie: Megamind

The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 5:55 PM - 7 comments

Movie: Bolt

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 5:21 PM - 6 comments

July 24

Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 6:05 PM - 7 comments

June 15

Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
posted by mathowie at 9:52 AM - 12 comments