The Rise and Fall of Traditional Disney Animation

The Rise and Fall of Traditional Disney Animation With great pride I present to you my essay on the demise of Disney’s traditional, hand-drawn animation. A look back on how the artists, the executives and the industry influenced an art form that thrived and derailed at the biggest entertainment company in the world. The link will send you to SugarSync where you can download the … Lees verder The Rise and Fall of Traditional Disney Animation

DreamWorks’ ‘The Croods’ is an age-old refreshment

‘The Croods’ is DreamWorks latest installment and one that hits all kind of high notes. It’s not a sequel and therefor already a refreshment from the studio’s line-up. Yet, ‘The Croods’ is built on age old foundations of storytelling and still manages to feel new. With family, traditional versus modern and road trip wrapped up into one film you can’t really expect too much originality. Everything does go exactly as panned out but one of the perks is that the movie is savvy enough to never question its predictability. Instead, it thrives on it and molds it into something entirely different. 

The movie features a caveman family hiding away from the dangerous world they live in, day after day. Until the daughter, Eep, disobeys her father’s rules and goes out to meet a guy named Guy. Guy proclaims the world is ending and unlike any of those Mayan folk, he’s actually on to something. Eep and her family make a run for it and Guy is stuck guiding them on their way to a new home. Lees verder “DreamWorks’ ‘The Croods’ is an age-old refreshment”