The Animated Movie Guide by Jerry Beck

By Jerry Beck

Going past the box-office hits of Disney and Dreamworks, this consultant to each lively motion picture ever published within the usa covers greater than three hundred movies over the process approximately eighty years of movie historical past. recognized movies such as discovering Nemo and Shrek are profiled and hundreds of thousands of different motion pictures, lots of them hardly mentioned, are analyzed, in comparison, and catalogued.

The beginning of the style and what it takes to make a very good lively characteristic are mentioned, and the effect of jap animation, special effects, and stop-motion puppet innovations are introduced into viewpoint. each movie research comprises experiences, four-star rankings, heritage details, plot synopses, actual working occasions, client assistance, and MPAA scores. short publications to made-for-TV videos, direct-to-video releases, international movies that have been by no means theatrically published within the united states, and live-action motion pictures with major animation around out the quantity.

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Music arrangements/original music: Lee Holdridge. Animators: Lillian Evans, Carl Bell, Craig Arms t rong, Debbie Hayes, St e ve Go rdon, Brenda Banks, Jesus Cortes, James A. Davis, Robert LaDuca, Chrystal Ru s s e l l , George Scribner, Paul Smith, Tom Tataranowicz, Robert Carr, Xenia. Layout/designs: Louise Zingarelli, Johnnie Vita, Marcia Adams, Barry Jackson. Background assistants: Jeff Skrimstad, Frank Frez zo, Gary Eggleston, Russ Heath. Color models: Janet Cummings. 19 20 Anastasia Anastasia (11/21/97) 20th Century Fox.

Charlie Sheen improves upon the vocal characterization created by Burt Reynolds in the first film, and Dom DeLuise gives yet another amusing performance and is the only returning cast member from All Dogs 1. Singer/actresses Sheena Easton and Bebe Neuwirth also lend their wonderful voices to the proceedings. The original All Dogs did well enough in theaters and on home video to warrant a sequel (albeit with a lesser budget). With the sequel rights in hand (MGM had fully acquired United Artists’ properties and film rights since the original film was released), main character designs already completed, and animator/director Larry Leker (the story artist on the original film) on staff, an All Dogs part deux seemed a natural decision.

Character key supervisor: Vera Lanpher. Character key assistants: Te r ry Shakespeare, Emily Jiuliano, Silvia Hoefnagels, Ma rk Pudleiner, Jon Hooper, Cathy Jones. Character clean-up: Jan Naylor, Carlos Taveras, Jean Morel. Special effects assistants: Steve Moore, Dave Bossert. Special effects in-betwe e ners: Joey Mildenberger, Michael Casey, David McCamley, David Tidgwell. Layout supervisor/storyboard assistant: Larry Leker. L a youts: Mark Swan, Mark Swanson. Background stylist: Don Moore. Backgrounds: William Lorencz, Barry Atkinson, David Goetz, Richard Bentham.

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