Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Animatic V. 4

New ending once again.


Monday, June 8, 2009

Up, up, and away

Kinda pissed because I thought I was being "original" (is that even possible anymore?) in my thesis giving Grim square blocky hands and what do i find after watching Up??? oh Carl Fredrickson and his cubey hands!! Curse you carl!!

For the people who care, don't care, should care, and shouldn't care here is my 2 cents about Pixar's "Up". I give it a 6/10 - where Cars would be a 3/10 and Nemo would be a 9/10.

of course it definitely needs a 2nd viewing but overall the movie wasn't anything spectacular and I have alot of beef with this movie and story. The one thing I do applaud the film is for not sticking so hollywood with it. They really pushed design, concepts, reality boundaries, and made the hero of the film a 78 yr old man ( have no idea how this made it past the suits, because if there is one thing I learned in "making an animated series" class cartoons are made based off their marketability. And I don't think many children will want a geezer for an action figure or lunch box or bed. Kevin and Dug? sure but not a senior citizen.) For a more detailed opinion of why it was not a favorite movie, be my friend and talk to me in person.

Top Favorite 'Xar movies in order:

1. Finding Nemo
2. Monsters Inc.
3. Toy story + Ratatouille + Incredibles

( yeah that's almost half their movies but what can I say they are all so good)

Been working on a new animatic - pretty happy with the ending idea. It is based off idea #57 of Pig being a machine/robot and you are going to see the storyboard for the big reveal. 

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Monday, June 1, 2009


been sick as a dog with worms for the past 4 days.

finally getting it out of my system.

E3 started today.  whether on purpose or truly leaked it is funny to see how much has been revealed before today.

honestly not too impressed with xbox's camera gimmick. doesn't seem like it acknowledges differences in speed only position.

absolute best animation was the Rock Band: The Beatles intro video