Animation Addicts Podcast #88: Shrek – The Anti-Fairytale
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The Rotoscopers review DreamWorks’ second CGI animated film–the amazing, hilarious, irreverent Shrek.
- Main Discussion: Shrek (2001)
- Morgan and Chelsea saw this movie in theatres together and bonded over the fairy tale and Disney parodies.
- Mason goes in depth about the lighting, rigging, animation and character designs.
- Animation technology really shows its age.
- So quotable!
- John Powell did the score. He’s like a Rotoscoper for music–Disney, DreamWorks, and everything in between.
- New DREAMWORKS theory: all DreamWorks films are biblical.
- Which Eddie Murphy character is better? Donkey or Mushu?
- This movie works because it points out the ridiculousness of fairy tales.
- Duloc is a ripoff of Disneyland. But it’s hilarious.
- Donkey is so dense, but it’s what makes him so endearing.
- The theme of layers really is critical to the whole film.
- The blatant transformation ripoff of the Beast‘s transformation. The toes!
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