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Forum: Movie Reviews 12-05-11
Replies: 203
80's Trash from the Future
Posted By RhiannonJP
I really enjoyed reading this thread! I'm a big...

I really enjoyed reading this thread! I'm a big fan of gore and I love anything where the effort has been put in to handmake monsters and animatronics etc. However I haven't seen any of the b-movies...
Replies: 463
Which TV series' do you own on DVD?
Posted By RhiannonJP
Re: Which TV series' do you own on DVD?

I have a few animé series, but other than that- The Mighty Boosh and Family Guy. I really need more comedies though, like Peep Show, IT Crowd, Jersey Shore... I guess the last one's not a comedy but...
Forum: Movie Reviews 12-04-11
Replies: 2
Hugo
Posted By RhiannonJP
Hugo

This is a review for anyone who has been wondering about Martin Scorsese's "Hugo". It only screened in the UK this weekend so this may be late for folks in the US.

For me, this is one of those...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Re: Serious topics in animated films.

@filmgirl
Yes, those are all great points! In fact most Disney films still have pretty potent messages when you think beyond the songs (or listen closer to the lyrics) and the inevitable union of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Wow, I thought those buildings at the beginning...

Wow, I thought those buildings at the beginning were odd- helmets :/ Well that's definitely soemthing that makes you think. There's no way kids would be shown anything like it today! Not on regular...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Yeah, at the very beginning of Up I was touched...

Yeah, at the very beginning of Up I was touched and got pretty emotional... It's probably for the best that the film thereafter was heartwarming and generally cheerful! And I definitely agree that a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Re: Serious topics in animated films.

@filmgirlinterrupted I'll make sure to have a read of that, it'll probably bring light to some other areas I hadn't thought of discussing. And yes, Nimh was a favourite of mine too, my favourite...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 12-01-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Re: Serious topics in animated films.

With regard to Wall-E, one of the main reasons I have chosen that film is because it has so much depth of meaning but still manages to be funny, cute and heartwarming to both kids and adults. Whereas...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-29-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Re: Serious topics in animated films.

I totally agree, and I'll make a note of that film! And as much as I still love Disney, it's the "scarier" cartoons that made a massive impact on me as a kid. Watership Down is a prime example. And...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-29-11
Replies: 34
Serious topics in animated films.
Posted By RhiannonJP
Serious topics in animated films.

I've been exploring how serious topics/issues are represented in animation for a project, and I've been researching An American Tail, Wall-E and Grave of the Fireflies. The jist of what I'm thinking...