Blogs and Podcasts – page 3

Animation Addicts Podcast #69: Princess Mononoke – Go Away

The Rotoscopers review Studio Ghibli’s epic film Princess Mononoke with special guest host, Rotowriter Mayra Amaya.

Animation Addicts Podcast #68: One Hundred and One Dalmatians – Do You Got Any Chloroform?

The Rotoscopers review Disney’s first modern animated movie, the 1961 canine classic One Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Animation Addicts Podcast #65: Balto – Streetdog

The Rotoscopers go on a journey to watch Amblimation’s final movie, Balto.

Animation Addicts Podcast #64: The Lord of the Rings – So Many Miniskirts

Morgan, Mason and Chelsea have a rotospective at Ralph Bakshi’s 1978 The Lord of the Rings.

Animation Addicts Podcast #62: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron – Tradigital Animation

It’s Morgan and Mason for a M&M episode, where they review DreamWorks’ 2002 traditionally animated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.

Oscar Night 2014

Tonight’s the night! The Oscar winners will be revealed this evening. Join us during a live chat, find out who will win our contest, and see the consensus picks from our readers.

Animation Addicts Podcast #61: The Last Unicorn – Give Us More Pirate Cat!

Morgan, Chelsea, Mason and special guest host Whitney Grace come together to discuss Rankin-Bass’s 1982 film The Last Unicorn.

Animation Addicts Podcast #60: The Lion King – It’s SFX!

The people have spoken! The top requested film in 2013 was The Lion King! Go along with Mason, Morgan, and Chelsea as they talk about the iconic film from their childhood!

Animation Addicts Podcast #59: A Monster in Paris – Don’t Judge This Flea by Its Cover

In the latest edition of their podcast, Morgan and Chelsea jump right in to the discussion of the unconventional and under-appreciated French film, A Monster in Paris!

Animation Addicts Podcast #58: Cats Don’t Dance – It’s Big & Loud!

It’s big and LOUD! The Rotoscopers look into the one and only film from Turner Feature Animation, Cats Don’t Dance.

Animation Addicts Podcast #57: Best of 2013

Kick off the new year by looking back at 2013 and the best moments from the Animation Addicts Podcast. Also, the results of the 2013 Rotoscopers Awards are announced!

Animation Addicts Podcast #56: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Santa Hates Misfits

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Chelsea, Morgan and Mason dive into the Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer Christmas special by Rankin-Bass!

Rotoscopers YouTube: Saving Mr. Banks review

Join Rotoscopers host Morgan Stradling as she shares her thoughts on Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks.

Animation Addicts Podcast #54: Mary Poppins – Jack of All Accents

Morgan and Mason are joined by Rotoscopers writer Blake Taylor, as they discuss Blake’s favorite film Mary Poppins, as well as the upcoming Saving Mr. Banks.

AV’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Nominations

The Academy, Hollywood guilds, critics, and even the AV staff will be rendering their judgment on the top films of the year. But now it’s your turn! What was the best animated film of 2013?

Animation Addicts Podcast #55: Frozen – She’s Flawless… with Flaws!

As Frozember comes to a close, join Morgan, Chelsea, and Mason on this EXTENDED review of Disney’s Frozen!

Animation Addicts Podcast #53: Charlie Brown Holiday Specials – 1/2 Star for Nostalgia

Morgan and Chelsea are joined by the biggest Peanuts fan around for a special double feature of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Animation Addicts Podcast #52: Interview with Vic Mignogna

Whitney Grace talks with one of the most famous anime voice actors in America, Vic Mignogna, at Dragon Con in Atlanta.

Animation Addicts Podcast #51: Corpse Bride – Studio Jiggling

The fans voted and for this year’s annual Rotoscopers spook-tacular, they dive into the macabre world of Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

AV to celebrate 10th anniversary all week!

Ten years ago this week, on October 18, 2003, Animated Views was born! Leading up to the actual anniversary date this Friday, we’re going to be taking a look back at the site’s journey.

Animation Addicts Podcast #50: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Introducing Deafy, the Dwarf

It’s the big 5-0 for the Rotoscopers and to celebrate, they’re reviewing the animated film that started it all, Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Animation Addicts Podcast #49: The Incredibles – Meet the RotoSUPERS!

The RotoSUPERS assemble to discuss the classic Pixar movie The Incredibles directed by Brad Bird. Sit down with Morgan, Mason, Chelsea and special Rotoscopers writer and guest host, Pablo Ruiz!

Animation Addicts Podcast #48: Interview with Steve Hickner

Steve Hickner, co-director of The Prince of Egypt and Bee Movie, discusses his new book, his advice for creative professionals, and tells anecdotes and lessons learned from his career.

Animation Addicts Podcast #47: Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation – It’s Direct-to-video for a Reason

School’s back in, so Morgan and Chelsea thought it fitting to discuss the looney Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation.

Animation Addicts Podcast #46: Meet the Robinsons – ‘Blame You’ Wins Hands Down!

Mason and Chelsea join the Rotoscopers’ new writer, Alex Parker, as they discuss Disney’s CGI animated film Meet the Robinsons.

Now Playing: The World’s End and more

Now Playing reaches The World’s End: A dark comedy with bar fights, robot school girls, and a surprising amount of depth and heart. Also, a look at Kick-Ass 2 and Elysium.

Animation Addicts Podcast #45: Kevin Schreck Interview

Join Mason as he interviews Kevin Schreck, the director of Persistence of Vision, a documentary of the story behind the Richard Williams’ The Thief and the Cobbler

Animation Addicts Podcast #44: Interviews with Alan Menken & Richard Sherman

Disney songwriters and legends Alan Menken and Richard Sherman talk about their careers, their craft, and their concert.

Rotoscopers YouTube: D23 updates and disc reviews

The Rotoscopers have released six new videos! Topics include reviews (Lilo & Stitch and My Little Pony) and D23 updates (Finding Dory, Toy Story of Terror, Inside Out, and The Good Dinosaur).

Animation Addicts Podcast #43: The Thief and the Cobbler – I Love You #SeanConnery

Love it or hate it, the Rotoscopers discuss the history, making and drama behind the movie The Thief and the Cobbler.