The Best Of 2023: Back To Normal-ish?

Time to relive the past year again, which kind of, sort of, not really quite got us back on track but still served up some treats. We share our faves, and your picks too!

The 2023 AV Readers’ Choice Poll

Critics, the Academy, Hollywood guilds, and even the Animated Views staff will tell you what they think. But now it’s your turn to be the critic! What was the the best animated film of 2023?

Dave Metzger’s Wish  comes true…

The veteran composer, arranger, and orchestrator discusses composing the score for Disney’s latest film, intended as a celebration of the studio’s 100th anniversary year.

Flip The Frog: The Complete Series 

Thunderbean’s greatest achievement is here, as Steve Stanchfield and his team bring Ub Iwerks’ 1930s creation to high definition disc, with all shorts lovingly restored and accompanied by scads of quality bonus features.

The Puppetoon Movie Volume 3 

With 21 stop-motion puppet films and seven hand-drawn animated shorts, this third volume of George Pal’s classic cartoons is overflowing with creativity, fun, and simply amazing artistry!

Twenty Questions with the AV Staff

Whether you started reading in 2003 or found us in the years since, how well do you actually know the writers who bring you Animated Views? For our 20th anniversary, the AV staff answers 20 questions about the site, their opinions, and themselves.

From the Archives: The Animated News Weekly

After some excavation deep into the embarrassingly cluttered AV archives, we discovered some long lost content: the newsletters we published in the years after our 2003 launch!

Best Animated Year Poll – 20th Anniversary Edition

On our 10th anniversary we asked you to pick the best year for animation during our existence. Now it’s time to vote again, this time for the top annual slate of movies during our second decade.

Twenty Years of AV

Wow. Twenty years. There’s no way we’ve been doing this for two decades! But it’s true. Animated Views turns 20 today. That puts us among the ranks of Wikipedia, YouTube, and Twitter – in terms of longevity, at least!

2023 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive

An exclusive recap of the annual convention, including coverage of The Owl House, the Sand Land world premiere, Tiny Toons Looniversity, Critical Role, Fleischer Studios, and the X-Men Hellfire Gala.

Cosmo and Wanda get a new godchild in Fairly OddParents: A New Wish series
Uncle Scrooge stars in his very own Marvel comic this summer
Director Robert Morgan discusses Stopmotion, a horror film about an animator
Gareth Edwards on track to direct next Jurassic World movie
Sony to take over physical home media releases for Disney
Disney Movie Club shutters after 23 years
Marvel launches second new banner of 2024 with “Marvel Animation”
The Boy And The Heron takes BAFTA for Best Animated Feature
Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse webs up top prize at Annie Awards
The Fantastic Four casting news finally announced
Legal action could potentially be taken over Coyote Vs. Acme scandal