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Animated Views’ 2017 Oscar Contest

Animated Views is giving away $50 worth of movies — your choice of either an Amazon gift card or a Fandango gift card — during our 13th Annual Oscar Event! Enter today for your chance to win!


The AV Readers’ Choice Poll – Best Animated Feature Film of 2016

Critics, the Academy, Hollywood guilds, and even the Animated Views staff are rendering their judgment on the top films of the year. But now it’s your turn – vote now!


Oscar Night 2016

It’s time for the winners of the 88th Annual Academy Awards to be revealed ! Check out the consensus picks in our contest and join us for a live chat during the show.


The AV Readers’ Choice Poll – Best Animated Feature Film of 2015

The Academy, Hollywood guilds, critics, and even the Animated Views staff are rendering their judgment on the top films of the year. But now it’s your turn – vote now!


Animation Addicts Podcast #116: Kung Fu Panda 3 – It’s Inner Peace, Man!

Morgan, Chelsea, and Mason take on the latest film from DreamWorks Animation: Kung Fu Panda 3


Animated Views’ 2016 Oscar Contest

Animated Views is giving away $50 worth of movies — your choice of either an Amazon gift card or a Fandango gift card — during our 12th Annual Oscar Event! Enter today for your chance to win!


Animation Addicts Podcast #114: Bibo Bergeron Interview – Director of A Monster in Paris

Mason and Chelsea chat with the French director of Road to El Dorado, Shark Tale, and A Monster in Paris, Mr. Bibo Bergeron.


Animation Addicts Podcast #113: The Boxtrolls – Oh, Mason, Where Art Thou?!

Mason is out of town so it’s another “Morgan & Chelsea episode” – in the same room! – taking on Laika’s third film, The Boxtrolls!


Animation Addicts Podcast #110: Don Bluth & Gary Goldman Interview

The Rotoscopers sit down with Don Bluth and Gary Goldman to discuss the Dragon’s Lair movie and crowdsourcing campaign.


Animation Addicts Podcast #109: The Good Dinosaur – Brought to You By Montana!

The Rotoscopers review Pixar’s second feature to be released in 2015, The Good Dinosaur.


Animation Addicts Podcast #108: The Peanuts Movie – Are There Peanuts Brand Peanuts?

The Rotoscopers jump into the world of Charles Schulz for Blue Sky Studios’ 2015 animated film The Peanuts Movie.


Animation Addicts Podcast #107: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – Walkin’ in a Render Wonderland

The Rotoscopers take on the 2009 Sony Animation film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.


Animation Addicts Podcast #106: Lilo & Stitch – Bait and Stitch

Its Halloween and, even though they’re not reviewing a spooky film, the Rotoscopers still got dressed up in their costumes to review Disney’s 2002 film Lilo & Stitch.


Animation Addicts Podcast #105: Hotel Transylvania 2 – “I Love Your Chocolate Cereal!”

The Rotoscopers get together for the latest podcast and review Sony’s 2015 animated film Hotel Transylvania 2.


Animation Addicts Podcast #104: Hotel Transylvania – Everyone Killed the Wife

Get ready for the sequel by recapping the original Hotel Transylvania in the latest Animation Addicts Podcast.


Animation Addicts Podcast #103: Fantastic Mr. Fox – Are You Cussing at Me?

In this episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast, Wes Anderson’s first foray into animation Fantastic Mr. Fox is discussed.


Animation Addicts Podcast #102: Over the Garden Wall – Candy Camouflage

It’s the first episode picked out by one of the Rotoscopers’ patrons, from the 2014 Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall.


Animation Addicts Podcast #101: Shaun the Sheep Movie

The Rotoscopers are together for their first live video show with discussion and review of Aardman Animations’ critically acclaimed stop-motion Shaun the Sheep Movie.


Animation Addicts 100th Episode Spectacular

Morgan, Mason and Chelsea celebrate the 100th episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast by coming together for the first time ever and reminiscing on great memories!


Animation Addicts Podcast #99: Minions – It is what it is, Just go with it!

Go back to the dawn of time to the inception of everyone’s favorite little yellow henchmen with a review of Illumination’s Minions.


Animation Addicts Podcast #98: Inside Out – Is It Really for Kids?

The Rotoscopers review Pixar’s newest and most imaginative animated film Inside Out.


AV Interactive #6: Scoring Pixar

After a brief hiatus, AV Interactive is back! To celebrate the release of Inside Out, show us what you know about the four people who have composed all 15 scores for Pixar’s films.


Animation Addicts Podcast #94: The Brave Little Toaster – Let the ‘Toy Story’ Comparisons Begin!

The Rotoscopers take a look back at an interesting 1980s animated film, Disney’s The Brave Little Toaster.


Animation Addicts Podcast #93: Pinocchio – Now That’s How You Do a Sidekick

When you wish upon a podcast, you get the Rotoscopers reviewing Walt Disney’s 2nd masterpiece, the 1940 classic Pinocchio.


Animation Addicts Podcast #92: Watership Down – Complete with Criterion Snobbery

The Rotoscopers go across the pond to review the highly requested cult classic 1978 British film Watership Down.


Animation Addicts Podcast #91: Kung Fu Panda 2 – Kaboom of Doom

We just love kung fu! Last episode the Rotoscopers reviewed Kung Fu Panda and we just couldn’t get enough. This episode, they review the 2011 sequel Kung Fu Panda 2!


AV Interactive #5: DreamWorks Disorder

To celebrate the release of DreamWorks’ 31st feature, Home, show off how familiar you are with their history! Arrange these twelve films into the order they were released.


Animation Addicts Podcast #90: Kung Fu Panda – How to Train Your Dragon Warrior

It’s back to back DreamWorks films for the Rotoscopers! This episode we tackle the 2008 CGI film Kung Fu Panda.


Animation Addicts Podcast #88: Shrek – The Anti-Fairytale

The Rotoscopers review DreamWorks’ second CGI animated film–the amazing, hilarious, irreverent Shrek.


Oscar Night 2015

The biggest night in movies is here…even if none of the movies themselves are that big! Come be part of our 11th Oscar event, with live show chat, our contest winners, and the consensus picks from our readers!



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