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Animation

Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model, and then photographing the result. When the frames are strung together and the resulting film is viewed at a speed of 16 or more frames per second, there is an illusion of continuous movement (due to the persistence of vision). Generating such a film is very labour intensive and tedious, though the development of computer animation has greatly sped up the process. Here Alice has assembled all the very best of this craft; scroll below alphabetically or search using the sub-categories in green on the left. 'Family Animation', 'Classic Animation', 'Cult Animation' or 'JapanAnime'. Right: Nick Park's endearing Wallace and Gromit.

Turbo (2013)

6.4/10
Director: David Soren
Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Paul Giamatti, Michelle Rodriguez, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Reynolds,...

"Turbo" is a high velocity comedy about an underdog snail (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of... Read more

Tutenstein: Ghostbusted (2004)

7/10

When lightning strikes an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus in a museum, the mummy of a 10-year-old Pharaoh is brought back to life. Short in stature, but... Read more

Tutenstein: Tut Jr. (2005)

7/10

When lightning strikes an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus in a museum, the mummy of a 10-year-old Pharaoh is brought back to life. Short in stature, but... Read more

Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)

5.6/10
Director: Akiyuki Shinbo

From the beginning of time, powerful, grotesque Demons and beautiful, noble Guardians have battled for Earth. A deep hatred eternally burns between De... Read more

Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther (2006)

Director: Bob Richardson, Will Meugniot, Richard Sebast
Starring: Justin Cross, Grey DeLisle, Michael Massee, Marc Worden, Olivia D'abo, Fred Tata...

Join Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Giant Man, Wasp, and the Incredible Hulk for this action-packed animated sequel based on the Marvel comics' popu... Read more

Ultimate Avengers: The Movie (2006)

6.8/10
Director: Bob Richardson
Starring: Voices Of, Michael Massee, Olivia D'abo, Justin Cross, Grey DeLisle, Marc Worden

When the world is in crisis and age-old enemies are on the verge of attack, six of Earth's mightiest heroes - Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Giant-M... Read more

Up (2009)

8.3/10
Director: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo, John Ratzenberger, Edward Asner, Bob Peterson...

Another animated masterpiece from the whizzkids at Pixar, telling the story of 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, who finally fulfills his... Read more

Up ( Blu-ray ) (2009)

8.3/10
Director: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo, John Ratzenberger, Edward Asner, Bob Peterson...

Another animated masterpiece from the whizzkids at Pixar, telling the story of 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, who finally fulfills his... Read more

Valiant (2005)

5.6/10
Director: Gary Chapman
Starring: Voices Of, Ewan McGregor, Ricky Gervais, Tim Curry, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie,...

Inspired by the carrier pigeons used in WWII, this animated feature is about Valiant (Ewan McGregor) a wood pigeon who has enlisted to do his bit for... Read more

Vampire Hunter D (1985)

7.2/10
Director: Toyoo Ashida

Eerie, exotic animation for adults, set in the year 12,090, when the Earth is ruled by vampires. A beautiful woman fancied by the chief bloodsucker of... Read more