Retro Ramblings

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Archive for the 'Short film' Category

Frankenweenie (1984)

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

This is one of the short films Tim Burton made whilst he still worked at Disney, the other being the animated Vincent. It’s not hard to see why Disney didn’t quite know what to do with Tim Burton. He clearly had talent, and a knack for telling stories about kids, but did this really fit […]

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Peter and the Wolf (2006)

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

This won the Oscar for best animated short film in 2007, and you can see why. It clocks in at 30 minutes long, and the animation is incredible.
This is a modernised take on the original Prokofiev tale. It uses the music throughout, but here Peter lives with his cantankerous grandfather, is bullied by local poachers […]

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