Features Archive for James R Whitson


Animated Movies Database Archive

Take a trip back to 2003 and the site that we descended from! Animated Movies held a treasure trove of info about past and future films. We’ve taken the database out of storage so you can unbox it and explore it as it last appeared online!

Animated Views Timeline

We recall the history of the website told via the milestones and highlights of the last fifteen years in this timeline, where you can revisit key posts and images from our past.

2014 San Diego Comic-Con schedule highlights

It’s San Diego Comic-Con time again, and Lord Akiyama from the Animated Views Forum has compiled some highlights from the schedule for our readers.

Oscar nominated animated shorts of 2013

This year’s Oscar nominated animated shorts range from the traditionally told to the metaphorical, from computer animated images to painted pages, and — like any awards list — from good to not-so-good.

Animated Views: A Retrospective

As our anniversary week comes to a close, the people that started it all and have brought you Animated Views for the past decade tell the site’s story in their own words.

The Perfect 10 List

Animated Views’ critics have rated over 700 titles. But only 31 have earned our highest score. On our 10th birthday, we look back at those perfect 10s!

A Pictorial History of Animated Views

Come take a look back with us through the Animated Views archives! We’ll show you how things used to be and give you a peak behind the scenes at some things never meant for public consumption!

Best Animated Year Poll

Animated Views has been around for 10 years. We want you to tell us which of those years had the best slate of animated movies!

Animated News Logo Archive

Just a week after launching in 2003, we started a tradition that would become a trademark — changing our logo for holidays and film openings. Come take a look back at the over 70 logos that have held the top spot on this site over the past decade.

AV Readers’ Best of the Decade List: 2001-2010

You voted on the top animated films of the 2000’s. Which movie was your choice as the best of the decade?

High-Def Animation Took Off in 2007

Take a look back at the big year animation had on both high-def optical disc formats — Blu-ray and HD-DVD.

A Front Row Seat in Philadelphia

A report from Roy Disney and Stanley Gold’s SaveDisney.com meeting as well as The Walt Disney Company’s annual shareholder meeting.