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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » January 1st, 2022, 9:15 pm

My sisters and mother like Happily N'Ever After for some reason, but I don't. Maybe because they have low standards? They also think that films like An American Tail and The Lion King are too depressing.

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » January 2nd, 2022, 3:26 pm

Why is the story the most important part of an animated film?

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by EricJ » January 2nd, 2022, 4:29 pm

Why is point the most important part of a discussion?

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » January 5th, 2022, 6:18 pm

I'm just curious why the story is the most important part of an animated film. I've heard how films like Mars Needs Moms bombed hard despite having great CGI, and something cheap like Sausage Party makes a decent profit.

Is the story that important for an animated film? A lot of films have been successful only because of great visuals, like Avatar.

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by EricJ » January 5th, 2022, 7:14 pm

Mars Needs Moms?..."Great CGI"?
THAT butt-ugly monstrosity???

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » January 11th, 2022, 12:59 pm

Do you all think that Bob's Burgers: The Movie will be a big deal for Disney? It'll be the first hand-drawn animated film from that studio since 2011's Winnie the Pooh.

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by Farerb » January 11th, 2022, 1:29 pm

No. And it's not from THE studio.

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by EricJ » January 11th, 2022, 2:31 pm

It's from Fox, and it'll get about as much attention as "Spies in Disguise".

("But why did that one fail, despite the star presence of Will--"
"*SLAP!!*")

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by ShyViolet » January 11th, 2022, 3:33 pm

Hey Eric, if certain subjects/threads irritate you so much, maybe you should take a break from this board. :roll:

Do we REALLY need members who behave this way???
:shock:
You can’t just have your characters announce how they feel! That makes me feel angry!

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by Ben » January 11th, 2022, 7:07 pm

Not that I’m Eric's biggest fan, but I didn’t think he said anything we weren’t thinking, in a pre-emotive way, in this case…!?

I was actually about to ask why he didn’t pick on Ron's Gone Wrong, which got even less promotion, if that’s even possible, but then read it again after Vi's comment and saw what he was doing…

I almost even…chuckled! ;)

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by ShyViolet » January 11th, 2022, 10:40 pm

Sorry, maybe I was too harsh. :|


I just didn’t understand why the *SLAP!* thing was in there. Seemed kinda over the line is all. Geffrey is sensitive so I just didn’t want him to feel hurt. Well anyway, I take back my last post.


EDIT: I see what Eric meant now. Eric, I apologize…I misread your intentions. My fault. :oops:
You can’t just have your characters announce how they feel! That makes me feel angry!

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by EricJ » January 13th, 2022, 1:00 am

ShyViolet wrote:
January 11th, 2022, 10:40 pm
EDIT: I see what Eric meant now. Eric, I apologize…I misread your intentions. My fault. :oops:
It was purely meant in the Loretta Castorini "...Snap OUT of it!" sense, as Geffrey does tend to get stuck in his own repeating subroutine loops. :lol:

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » January 13th, 2022, 9:45 pm

I only do that because I am an outsider to animation, and I have a yearning to learn more about how it works and what has happened in the industry, what's going on now, and what will possibly come.

I am also Autistic, so I view things differently from how others view it.

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by GeffreyDrogon » Yesterday, 6:17 pm

If DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar was never made, then would Disney's The Wild be a success, or still bomb?

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Re: The state and future of animation

Post by Ben » Yesterday, 8:04 pm

The bigger question may be…would The Wild have even been made if Madagascar had never been made and been such a hit…!?

But, hang on, let me just jump in my DeLorean time machine and ask Dr Strange to check that particular multiverse…

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