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Animation Articles May 18, 2020

Since I was unable to get the blog post out yesterday, I'm going to toot some of the features from the past week.

This will be a thread, to keep everyone's timelines clean

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Why Disney keeps remaking so many of its animated movies

The answer is very simple (💰) but why such films are being produced now is explored and what is coming next.

insider.com/why-disney-keeps-r

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Studio Ghibli Posters

Looking for a poster of a film but not sure what's out there? Here's a great and varied list!

japanoscope.com/studio-ghibli-

(via @Peej)

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Come-hither lions and sleazy old owls: when Disney classics are difficult

Political incorrectness in old films is old hat in 2020, but even some of the studios more recent films seem to have an even shorter lifespan on the acceptability scale.

theguardian.com/film/2020/may/

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Neverland Tribe

Related to the last post, but on a different topic, Jim Korkis (very good) look at the technical effort behind the animtion of Native American characters in Peter Pan

cartoonresearch.com/index.php/

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