Animation Celebration

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

Posts for this club should be tagged: animationcelebration_club.

October 16

Movie: Lilo & Stitch

A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 9:10 AM - 19 comments

October 9

Movie: Meet the Robinsons

Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, whisking Lewis away in a time machine and together they team up to track down Bowler Hat Guy in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:44 PM - 5 comments

October 2

Movie: Robots

In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 11:55 AM - 5 comments

September 25

Movie: Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:17 PM - 1 comment

September 18

Movie: The Emperor's New Groove

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 1:53 PM - 27 comments

September 11

Movie: Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:08 PM - 0 comments

September 4

Movie: The Road to El Dorado

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 8:23 AM - 5 comments

August 28

Movie: Atlantis: The Lost Empire

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 6:11 AM - 6 comments

August 21

Movie: Treasure Planet

Disney's animated adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novel Treasure Island. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 10:59 AM - 8 comments

August 9

Revival

I just posted an Event for Titan A.E. in the Holiday Movie Club (Friday, Nov 23). Since it was talked about here first, I thought I might cross post the event; but seems things have gone dormant. Any interesting in re-starting this parade? [more inside]
posted by zinon at 4:22 AM - 3 comments

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 - 13 comments