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Animation Challenge (Official, November 2022!)

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Welcome to the official 2022 Animation Challenge.

Goal: To watch as many animated films as possible!
The challenge runs from 1-30 November, midnight to midnight, your local time.

Rules:
- A feature film (at least 40 minutes) counts as one point.
- 80 minutes of short films or miniseries/TV episodes counts as one point.
- Films/episodes must be watched one at a time, at single speed (not sped up), and in their entirety.
- Rewatches are allowed and good for the soul, but you can only count any film/episode once in the challenge
- Post the years of your watches.
- Do not edit posts to add new watches, just create a new post
- Not a rule but a request: When you post what you have watched, please include your reaction or at least a rating so that other people can learn about movies they might not know about. Also, the challenge is more fun and interesting when discussion is ample.
- There's no bonus, but screenshots are encouraged to show up how gorgeous animated movies can be.

Official lists
IMDb's Animation Top 50
BFI's 100 Animated Features
OFCS's Top 100 Animated Features of All Time
Paste's 100 Best Anime Movies of All Time
Jerry Beck's 50 Greatest Cartoons
Annecy Festival's 100 Films for a Century of Animation
More unofficial lists
Previous Thread Challenges:
March 2013 - Won by mjf314 (53)
March 2014 - Won by kingink (59)
June 2015 - Won by flavo5000 (123)
June 2016 - Won by flavo5000 (145)
April 2017 - Won by albajos (120)
March 2018 - Won by flavo5000 (183)
September 2020 - Won by flavo5000 (297)
April 2021 - Won by flavo5000 (129)

Bonus Challenge: ICM Forum Film Festival 6!
The ICM Forum Film Festival 6 will start on Nov 14 and go through the rest of the month. Watch these movies and comment on them!
ICM Forum Film Festival 6!

Name of MovieTimes WatchesWho whatched it?
The Old Man Movie (Vanamehe film) [2019]4gunnar, jdidaco, Kublai Khan, flavo5000
Cryptozoo [2021]3gunnar, jdidaco, Kublai Khan
Kill it and Leave this Town (Zabij to i wyjedz z tego miasta) [2020]3gunnar, Kublai Khan, flavo5000
Pompo: The Cinephile (Eiga daisuki Pompo-san) [2021]2gunnar, Kublai Khan
Mad God [2021]2gunnar, Kublai Khan
The Crossing (La traversée) [2021]1gunnar


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2022 Animation Challenge

Rank Participant Count
1 gunnar 100
2 flavo5000 95
3 jdidaco 30
4 Kublai Khan 26
5 frbrown 23
6 vortexsurfer 18
7 Lonewolf2003 12
7 maxwelldeux 12
9 sol 11
10 DudeLanez 9
10 mjf314 9
12 blocho 7
12 pitchorneirda 7
14 klaus78 6
14 mightysparks 6
16 ororama 4
17 kongs_speech 2
17 Minkin 2
19 Arkantos 1
19 Hunziker 1
19 Onderhond 1
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Kublai Khan wrote: October 31st, 2022, 11:53 pm September 2020 - Won by flavo5000 (297)
Jesus Christ!

This always gives the best screenshots. Please keep them coming, folks.
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For the bonus challenge, I suggest including the animation movies that are not in the animation slate. La Traversee, for example. I think there might be one or two others.
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Here's another unofficial list, for anyone who wants to watch anime series for this challenge: They Draw Anime, Don't They?
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I've never seen this list before. Not a perfect list, but better than I would've expected. It makes me wonder what other lists are in this book. According to the Amazon description, each list was compiled by experts in the field.
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Kublai Khan wrote: October 31st, 2022, 11:53 pm Rules:
- Each film or episode over 40 minutes counts as one point
- A total of 80 minutes of TV or short films count as one point
I don't really care that much, and without a leaderboard in place, there is not really a need for consistent challenge rules, but in case you are unaware, what you have listed is inconsistent with the rules of the other Official challenges.

Part of the reason why 80 minutes was selected was in order that two 40 minutes episodes could equal one point.

In other words, every feature film should be worth 1 pont, and 80 minutes of shorts or TV, regardless of individual length, should equal 1 point.

Again, I don’t care that much. There is no leaderboard to work towards this year and I probably won't get more point five points here. Just pointing out that what you have listed is different to how other Official Challenges have been run over the past couple of years.

Thanks for hosting. :thumbsup: Nice OP image too.
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blocho wrote: November 1st, 2022, 12:04 am For the bonus challenge, I suggest including the animation movies that are not in the animation slate. La Traversee, for example. I think there might be one or two others.
Mad God and The Crossing from the Main Slate are animated.
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Thanks for volunteering to host Khan :worship:
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mjf314 wrote: November 1st, 2022, 12:04 am Here's another unofficial list, for anyone who wants to watch anime series for this challenge: They Draw Anime, Don't They?
Thanks! I'll give it top billing.
sol wrote: November 1st, 2022, 12:50 am
Kublai Khan wrote: October 31st, 2022, 11:53 pm Rules:
- Each film or episode over 40 minutes counts as one point
- A total of 80 minutes of TV or short films count as one point
I don't really care that much, and without a leaderboard in place, there is not really a need for consistent challenge rules, but in case you are unaware, what you have listed is inconsistent with the rules of the other Official challenges.

Part of the reason why 80 minutes was selected was in order that two 40 minutes episodes could equal one point.

In other words, every feature film should be worth 1 pont, and 80 minutes of shorts or TV, regardless of individual length, should equal 1 point.

Again, I don’t care that much. There is no leaderboard to work towards this year and I probably won't get more point five points here. Just pointing out that what you have listed is different to how other Official Challenges have been run over the past couple of years.
No, no. I totally appreciate the input. I saw there was a need so I volunteered to host at the last minute. I mostly copied and pasted to get this up quickly so I really appreciate the copyediting. For some reason, the "or episode over 40 minutes" totally whiffed by me. It should be more in line now.
gunnar wrote: November 1st, 2022, 1:07 am
blocho wrote: November 1st, 2022, 12:04 am For the bonus challenge, I suggest including the animation movies that are not in the animation slate. La Traversee, for example. I think there might be one or two others.
Mad God and The Crossing from the Main Slate are animated.
Thanks! I'll add them in.
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1. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) 5/10
An animated version of The Wind in the Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. I know very little about 'Willows' and have seen a few more adaptations of 'Hollow'. While the animation style is nice enough--fairly typical for the time period--the humour and pacing is clearly meant for children and thus neither funny nor entertaining. The first story seemed kind of pointless and the second was a bit better and more creative but took a while to actually get on with the horror elements.
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I'm curious as to how lenient/strict the definition of "animated" is?

Would Bedknobs and Broomsticks count? (only one scene is animated)

What about CGI fests, only with some human actors - like John Carter or Rampage?

I'm not trying to skirt any rules, hence I ask ahead of time, so I can choose what I watch carefully!
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Thanks again for hosting, Khan. I don't know if this will be my only watch this month, but it will likely be my weirdest.

1. Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus (2020)

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An experimental film that, true to the title though, is best thought of as a rebus puzzle where nothing is straightforward. While a bit frustrating, the film is such an amazing visual feast that immersion comes easily. The movie is mostly rotoscope animated with unusual supersaturated colours. The project has a noir vibe too with men in hats and overcoats, but with intense red, blues, oranges and pinks, the whole thing almost appears painted pop art in style.
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01. Love, Death + Robots 3 by various

The third season or anthology (however you want to coin it) in the Love, Death + Robots franchise. This one is famous for Fincher finally directing an episode himself, though his short is completely overshadowed by some of the more adventurous films here, most notably Alberto Mielgo's Jibaro. The anthology starts off with some of the weaker entries, not surprisingly those are also the more humorous ones. Three Robots is the only big failure, so at least it's good to have that out of the way quickly. Fincher's short film lacks originality and a point of view, whereas Kill Team Kill suffers from a terrible art style and a mediocre dub. There are a fair few solid filler shorts on top of that and three real stand-outs. Emily Dean's The Very Pulse of the Machine is a lushly animated sci-fi mood piece, Night of the Mini Dead is as cute as it is hilarious and over-the-top, but it's Mielgo's Jibaro that propels itself as the big star of the film. Many have commented on its incredible animation, but it's the direction itself that is absolutely mindblowing. Pacing, editing, and sound design complement the visuals and combine to make something surreal and indescribable. Just give this man a budget to make a feature-length film.
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Minkin wrote: November 1st, 2022, 6:31 am I'm curious as to how lenient/strict the definition of "animated" is?
Same question for me, with Paddington in mind.
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Minkin wrote: November 1st, 2022, 6:31 am I'm curious as to how lenient/strict the definition of "animated" is?

Would Bedknobs and Broomsticks count? (only one scene is animated)

What about CGI fests, only with some human actors - like John Carter or Rampage?

I'm not trying to skirt any rules, hence I ask ahead of time, so I can choose what I watch carefully!
Yeah, that's an interesting question as technology is blurring the line of reality in film. I don't think I can accurately create any kind of description that doesn't make an exception pop into my head.

I haven't seen either John Carter or Rampage, but I get the gist of your question from watching the trailers. It's worth noting that neither is listed as "Animation" in the IMDB genres and though IMDB certainly has its issues, I feel like that's accurate. I would be incredibly surprised if either movie (assuming they are great) was nominated for an Academy Award for Animation.

Though conversely "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" is listed as "Animation" despite it being limited to one scene. Again, no system is perfect for defining "Animation".

I think the spirit of the challenge is to embrace animation as the style and not a means to make the live-action look better. And the spirit of ICM is that curated lists hold some sort of aura of importance (I think).

I would discourage Paddington, et al. But if you want to put the work into making a compelling argument to ultimately yield a more perfect definition of what is and isn't animation, then by all means.
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1. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (Friz Freleng, Greg Ford-1988) USA 195 checks

I think I've seen all the individual stories of this anthology in different formats over the years or maybe the shorts were re-purposed into this anthology. Either way, the shorts are good, but the framing isn't the prime era for Looney Toons. When you find yourself making "Billy Beer" jokes, you've become a little stale and dated.

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2. Kanashimi no Beradonna (1973) 6/10
Though the psychedelic visuals and music are pretty cool I feel like the story was a little lacking and basic--a raped woman gives in to her hatred and anger to take revenge on those who have mistreated her--and prevents it from having a strong core or creating any kind of strong response. It may have been more effective had it been shorter or made Jeanne's trauma a bit more central. That said the imagery is still enjoyable and fun enough.
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1 - Free Jimmy (2006) - 7.5/10 - Jimmy is an elephant who is hooked on drugs and is being used to smuggle more drugs. Animal activists are out to free him, mobsters are after Jimmy for the drugs, and hunters may look to bag an elephant. The character designs are pretty ugly, but I found myself laughing at the humor much more often than not.

2 - Cryptozoo (2021) - 7/10 - #ICM-FF - A couple of hippies find their way into a cryptozoo (a zoo for creatures of legend) and manage to disrupt things. Meanwhile, the zookeeper is out hunting for a rare cryptid. I thought the pacing was way too languid at times, particularly during the first half of the film. The voice acting played a role in this as well. I also found the character designs for some of the humans a bit off. That worked for me in Free Jimmy, but not as much here. I didn't have a problem with the magical creatures or backgrounds. I did like the film more during the second half and it had a number of interesting takes on things.

3-5 - 243 minutes of shorts and tv
Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Episodes 1-6 (99 minutes) - A nice short series, though nothing extraordinary.
Garakuta no Machi (2006) (13 minutes)
Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood (1990) (26 minutes)
Cat Soup (2001) (32 minutes)
Rowing Across the Atlantic (1978) (21 minutes)
Film Film Film (1968) (19 minutes)
Dojoji Temple (1976) (19 minutes)
Tuning the Instruments (2000) (15 minutes)
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So, I wasn't planning to watch a second animated film so soon, but this was a Horror Challenge revision leftover that I didn't get to, and perhaps I should have because it would have given me another maxwell bingo, and we all know how much I needed to get another bingo last month. :ph43r:
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As a horror film, this still feels disappointingly tame, but there are several genuine laughs (cadaver collapsing on him; the kid tree's reactions). The laughs become less frequent as the film progresses, but an intelligent twist on traditional horror movies crops up as the zombies that eventually appear are not flesh-eating Romero ghouls. The animation work is additionally exquisite and with large, sad eyes and expressive eyebrows, Norman is really relatable here.
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1. Heavenly Sword (Gun Ho Jang, 2014)

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2. LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis (Matt Peters, 2018)

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3. Aura: Maryuuin Koga saigo no tatakai a.k.a. Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War (Seiji Kishi, 2013)

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4. The Mighty Kong (Art Scott, 1998)

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5. Metal Skin Panic Madox-01 (Shinji Aramaki, 1987)
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I started watching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

Episode 1 isn't very good, because it tries and fails to be funny, but episode 2 is better. Apparently episode 1 doesn't follow the manga, so I think they should've left it out.
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01) Wendell & Wild (2022, Henry Selick) - 4/5
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Past Animation
1. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (Friz Freleng, Greg Ford-1988) USA 195 checks
2. Loving Vincent (Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman-2017) 1 Official List Poland/UK/USA/Switzerland/Netherlands 2,306 checks

Fun concept. Every frame was painted over in the style of Van Gogh. It's visually fun, but as a minor quibble, the backgrounds tend to be a little static. It also has flashbacks that are done in black and white which is the style that Van Gogh mastered in his youth so I appreciated the logic. The story focuses on the death of Van Gogh, drawing on the 2011 biography that argued that Van Gogh was likely accidentally shot and didn't commit suicide. It's an experience and a fresh take on the Van Gogh story.

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3. WolfWalkers (2020) 7/10
Enjoyed this a lot. The story is quite generic and basic which prevents it from being truly great but the beautiful animation, likable characters and voice acting (and Irish accents) do provide a cozy and fresh feeling to the proceedings. It doesn't have a lot of depth narratively and thematically but this also keeps it feeling tight and to the point without a lot of fluff or unnecessary subplots and is a solid kid's film that is also easily enjoyable for an older audience.
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6 - Mad God (2021) - 8/10 - #ICM-FF - A strange figure descends into a nightmare world with strange creatures, some of them working at various tasks only to be randomly knocked off. I'd classify this as an animated sci-fi experimental horror film and I liked it quite a bit. There is a fair bit of humor mixed in with the horror early in the film and since there isn't really any dialogue you're left to figure things out from context.

7 - Neo Tokyo (1987) - 6.5/10 - There is a framing story with a little girl and her cat plus two other stories. The last story was kind of funny, but the middle story wasn''t very interesting and overall the film is a slight disappointment.

8 - Pompo: The Cinephile (2021) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF - Pompo runs a movie studio and has been directing/producing quite a few popular B-movies. She has written a script with a couple of actors in mind - an experienced pro and a newbie - and assigns her assistant to direct the film in his first directing role. The film shows a respect and love for cinema and also spins a pretty entertaining story.

9 - Kill It and Leave This Town (2020) - 6.5/10 - #ICM-FF- The art was a bit different, but not bad. The music was pretty good. The film didn't have the pacing issues that I thought Cryptozoo had, but I didn't find the story all that engaging. It was a personal film about loss and I could see that and I wanted to like it more than I did.

10 - The Old Man Movie (2019) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF - When the farmer's grandchildren come to visit, it disrupts his milking routine and the cow goes missing. They have 24 hours to track down the cow or it will explode. This movie is crazy (in a good way) and I was laughing throughout much of it. We get all sorts of things in here - chainsaws, hippies, tree sex, rock and roll, a mechanical cow, and lots of shit.

I've now watched the animation slate from the upcoming film festival and have Pompo and The Old Man Movie neck and neck. The slate is definitely worth checking out.
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1 - Free Jimmy (2006) - 7.5/10
2 - Cryptozoo (2021) - 7/10 - #ICM-FF
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Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Episodes 1-6 (99 minutes) - A nice short series, though nothing extraordinary.
Garakuta no Machi (2006) (13 minutes)
Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood (1990) (26 minutes)
Cat Soup (2001) (32 minutes)
Rowing Across the Atlantic (1978) (21 minutes)
Film Film Film (1968) (19 minutes)
Dojoji Temple (1976) (19 minutes)
Tuning the Instruments (2000) (15 minutes)
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1. The Lego Movie (2014)
This was recommended to me by a friend who seems the very opposite of the sort of person to recommend a movie based on non-cinematic IP. If he liked it, I figured it would be good. It wasn't.

There are some decent jokes here, but the humor is repetitive and hit-or-miss. More problematic is the pacing, which is way too fast. I get it — comedy requires quickness. But the unfortunate side effect is that everything moves so fast that it’s barely possible to understand what I’m seeing. It reminded me of the execrable Spider-Man movie from a few years ago. Enormous numbers of people obviously labored endlessly to animate some beautiful images. But the filmmakers won't give me more than a third of a second to actually look at them?
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11 - The Crossing (2021) - 9/10 - #ICM-FF - A brother and sister are separated from their family in a war torn country as the family seeks to cross the border into the relative safety of a neighboring country. They face hardships and continue to make the journey, hoping one day to be reunited with the rest of their family. The girl keeps a sketchbook with her during the journey, adding to it as she goes along. The story is told from the girl's point of view and is very well done. The art is gorgeously painted on glass.

Since this is the last animated film from the upcoming festival, I thought I might as well post this now rather than waiting for the end of the day like I usually do.
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1 - Free Jimmy (2006) - 7.5/10
2 - Cryptozoo (2021) - 7/10 - #ICM-FF
3-5 - 243 minutes of shorts and tv
Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Episodes 1-6 (99 minutes) - A nice short series, though nothing extraordinary.
Garakuta no Machi (2006) (13 minutes)
Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood (1990) (26 minutes)
Cat Soup (2001) (32 minutes)
Rowing Across the Atlantic (1978) (21 minutes)
Film Film Film (1968) (19 minutes)
Dojoji Temple (1976) (19 minutes)
Tuning the Instruments (2000) (15 minutes)
6 - Mad God (2021) - 8/10 - #ICM-FF
7 - Neo Tokyo (1987) - 6.5/10
8 - Pompo: The Cinephile (2021) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF
9 - Kill It and Leave This Town (2020) - 6.5/10 - #ICM-FF
10 - The Old Man Movie (2019) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF
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1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) episodes 1-4
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6. Adventure Planet (Kompin Kemgumnird, 2012)

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7. Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi a.k.a. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (Kôtarô Tamura, 2020)

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8. Pale Force: Complete Collection (Paul Noth, 2005)
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1. Heavenly Sword (Gun Ho Jang, 2014)
2. LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis (Matt Peters, 2018)
3. Aura: Maryuuin Koga saigo no tatakai a.k.a. Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War (Seiji Kishi, 2013)
4. The Mighty Kong (Art Scott, 1998)
5. Metal Skin Panic Madox-01 (Shinji Aramaki, 1987)
6. Adventure Planet (Kompin Kemgumnird, 2012)
7. Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi a.k.a. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (Kôtarô Tamura, 2020)
8. Pale Force: Complete Collection (Paul Noth, 2005)
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I'm not a huge animation person, so I thought I'd use this challenge to play the ICM game a bit and work on various rankings. This is a batch of short animated shorts to help me get onto a new page in the overall rankings. So...

1. Shorts (80m):
Flowers and Trees (1932, 8m)
Make Love, Not War (1971, 1m)
Gulls and Buoys (1972, 6m)
Gymnopedies (1965, 6m)
Magical Maestro (1952, 6m)
Maszyna (1961, 6m)
Pianissimo (1963, 6m)
Plane Crazy (1928, 6m)
A Dream Walking (1934, 7m)
Birds Anonymous (1957, 7m)
Destino (2003, 7m)
Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure (1929, 7m)
Tulips Shall Grow (1942, 7m)

I can't believe I'm saying this, but my favorite of the batch was Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure - an early animated adult film. Featuring tons of dicks. So weird and funny.
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1. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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Past Animation
1. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (Friz Freleng, Greg Ford-1988) USA 195 checks
2. Loving Vincent (Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman-2017) 1 Official List Poland/UK/USA/Switzerland/Netherlands 2,306 checks
3. Dumbo (Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson-1941) 9 Official Lists USA 51,517 checks

I watched it as a child, but I'm checking it now as an adult. The crows are some tough racism to ignore, but I wish I could because most of the rest of this is fantastic. The decision to have Dumbo be mute was excellent, the pink elephant sequence is still amazing, Jumbo's "Baby Mine" song is heart-wrenching. It would hold up really well, except for that fatal flaw.

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maxwelldeux wrote: November 3rd, 2022, 8:16 pm an early animated adult film. Featuring tons of dicks. So weird and funny.
But was it enough dick for today?

viewtopic.php?p=770515&hilit=dicks#p770539
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12 - The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002) - 7.5/10 - I've never seen the cartoon series, though I had some familiarity with the characters from the comic books. This movie serves as a prequel/origin story for the Powerpuff Girls and it was fun.

I decided to go ahead and finish off the Annecy list so I have a platinum on that list now.

13-16 - 30 shorts (338 minutes)
La course à l'abîme (1992) (4 minutes)
Girls Night Out (1987) (6 minutes)
Le concert de M. et Mme. Kabal (1963) (7 minutes)
The Hat (1999) (6 minutes)
Feelings of Mountains and Waters (1988) (19 minutes)
The Hand (1965) (18 minutes)
Franz Kafka (1992) (16 minutes)
The Lion and the Song (1959) (15 minutes)
Fast Film (2003) (14 minutes)
Satiemania (1978) (14 minutes)
The Three Inventors (1980) (13 minutes)
Hen, His Wife (1990) (13 minutes)
Monsieur Tête (1959) (13 minutes)
Le nez (1963) (11 minutes)
The Little Soldier (1948) (11 minutes)
A (1965) (10 minutes)
Au bout du fil (1974) (10 minutes)
The Public Voice (1988) (10 minutes)
Caroline Leaf and Her Two Sisters (1991) (10 minutes)
Rope Dance (1987) (10 minutes)
La demoiselle et le violoncelliste (1965) (9 minutes)
Felix in Exile (1994) (9 minutes)
Harpya (1979) (9 minutes)
La joie de vivre (1934) (10 minutes)
Au bout du monde (1999) (8 minutes)
A Night on Bald Mountain (1938) (8 minutes)
Mindscape (1976) (8 minutes)
Repete (1995) (9 minutes)
The Roll-Call (1971) (7 minutes)
Flux (2002) (7 minutes)
Jumping (1984) (6 minutes)
Le pas (1975) (7 minutes)
Broken Down Film (1985) (6 minutes)
Café Bar (1974) (5 minutes)

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1 - Free Jimmy (2006) - 7.5/10
2 - Cryptozoo (2021) - 7/10 - #ICM-FF
3-5 - 243 minutes of shorts and tv
Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Episodes 1-6 (99 minutes) - A nice short series, though nothing extraordinary.
Garakuta no Machi (2006) (13 minutes)
Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood (1990) (26 minutes)
Cat Soup (2001) (32 minutes)
Rowing Across the Atlantic (1978) (21 minutes)
Film Film Film (1968) (19 minutes)
Dojoji Temple (1976) (19 minutes)
Tuning the Instruments (2000) (15 minutes)
6 - Mad God (2021) - 8/10 - #ICM-FF
7 - Neo Tokyo (1987) - 6.5/10
8 - Pompo: The Cinephile (2021) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF
9 - Kill It and Leave This Town (2020) - 6.5/10 - #ICM-FF
10 - The Old Man Movie (2019) - 8.5/10 - #ICM-FF
11 - The Crossing (2021) - 9/10 - #ICM-FF
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1. Redline (2009) * 102 min.
Basic, standard story and amazing animation.

*First time viewing.
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This was surprisingly very good:
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1. Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus (2020)
2. ParaNorman (2012) REVISION
3. The Bad Guys (2022)

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While some of the humour is downright childish here (gassy green farts) and there is a predictable love interest, there is also a healthy dose of unexpected plot turns and every single movie homage lands. Most notably, the opening is a delicious reworking of Pulp Fiction's diner scene while the overall plot lovingly borrows from the Ocean's trilogy. The film looks incredible too with a rather fluid, non-traditional animation style and great action scenes.
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2. Danger Mouse: Season 1 (1981)

11 episodes of 11 minutes each

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1. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
2. Danger Mouse: Season 1 (1981)
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blocho wrote: November 4th, 2022, 2:57 am
maxwelldeux wrote: November 3rd, 2022, 8:16 pm an early animated adult film. Featuring tons of dicks. So weird and funny.
But was it enough dick for today?

viewtopic.php?p=770515&hilit=dicks#p770539
It was the precise amount of dick I required yesterday, in fact. Would actually fit well in that museum.
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9. Justice Society: World War II (Jeff Wamester, 2021)

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10. Original Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy (Toshifumi Takizawa, 1990)
One frame at a time...
1. Heavenly Sword (Gun Ho Jang, 2014)
2. LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis (Matt Peters, 2018)
3. Aura: Maryuuin Koga saigo no tatakai a.k.a. Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War (Seiji Kishi, 2013)
4. The Mighty Kong (Art Scott, 1998)
5. Metal Skin Panic Madox-01 (Shinji Aramaki, 1987)
6. Adventure Planet (Kompin Kemgumnird, 2012)
7. Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi a.k.a. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (Kôtarô Tamura, 2020)
8. Pale Force: Complete Collection (Paul Noth, 2005)
9. Justice Society: World War II (Jeff Wamester, 2021)
10. Original Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy (Toshifumi Takizawa, 1990)
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Back to the drawing board
"1. Shorts (80m):
Flowers and Trees (1932, 8m)
Make Love, Not War (1971, 1m)
Gulls and Buoys (1972, 6m)
Gymnopedies (1965, 6m)
Magical Maestro (1952, 6m)
Maszyna (1961, 6m)
Pianissimo (1963, 6m)
Plane Crazy (1928, 6m)
A Dream Walking (1934, 7m)
Birds Anonymous (1957, 7m)
Destino (2003, 7m)
Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure (1929, 7m)
Tulips Shall Grow (1942, 7m)"
2. Mirai no Mirai (2018)

If I had a soul or any other positive emotions towards children, this would have been delightful. Alas, this was just a reminder of why I'm glad I got a vasectomy.
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